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New town hall of Hanover (02/2011)
New town hall of Hanover (02/2011)
Coat of airms o Hanover
Coat airms
Hanover is located in Germany
Location o Hanover athin Hanover destrict
Hannover in H.svg
Coordinates: 52°22′N 9°43′E / 52.367°N 9.717°E / 52.367; 9.717Coordinates: 52°22′N 9°43′E / 52.367°N 9.717°E / 52.367; 9.717
StateLawer Saxony
Subdivisions13 districts
 • Laird MayorStephan Weil (SPD)
 • Governing partiesSPD / Greens
 • City204.01 km2 (78.77 sq mi)
55 m (180 ft)
 • City538,068
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,800/sq mi)
 • Metro
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
30001 - 30669
Diallin codes0511
Vehicle registrationH

Hanover or Hannover[nb 1] (German: Aboot this soondHannover , [haˈnoːfɐ]), on the river Leine, is the caipital o the federal state o Lawer Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany an wis ance bi personal union the faimily seat o the Hanoverian Keengs o Great Breetain, unner thair title as the dukes o Brunswick-Lüneburg (later describit as the Elector o Hanover). At the end o the Napoleonic Wars, the Electorate wis enlairgit tae acome the caipital o the Kinrick o Hanover.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Hanover is twinned wi:[6]

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  1. Hanover is the tradeetional English spellin. The German spelling (wi a double n) is becoming mair popular in English; recent editions o encyclopedias prefer the German spelling[3][4] and local government uses the German spelling on English websites.[5] The English pronunciation is applied to both the German and English spellings. The traditional English spelling should always be used in historical contexts, especially when referring to the British House of Hanover.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle 12411: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2018.
  2. "Bevölkerungsveränderungen in den kreisfreien Städten und Landkreisen im November 2006" (in German). Archived frae the original on 12 November 2007. Retrieved 25 Apryle 2007.
  3. Encyclopædia Britannica uses "Hannover". It says "English Hanover" but uses "Hannover" in the prose.
  4. Microsoft Encarta gives the primary spelling as "Hannover".
  5. "Official Website of the City and Region of Hannover". Hannover.de. 27 October 2009. Retrieved 7 Apryle 2011.
  6. "Hanover - Twin Towns" (in German). © 2007-2009 HANNOVER.de - Offizielles Portal der Landeshauptstadt und der Region Hannover in Zusammenarbeit mit hier.de. Retrieved 17 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  7. "Bristol City - Town twinning". © 2009 Bristol City Council. Archived frae the original on 28 Julie 2011. Retrieved 17 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  8. "Poznań Official Website - Twin Towns". Flag of Poland.svg (in Polish) © 1998–2008 Urząd Miasta Poznania. Retrieved 29 November 2008.
  9. "広島市の姉妹・友好都市". City.hiroshima.jp. Archived frae the original on 7 Juin 2009. Retrieved 17 Julie 2009.
  10. "Leipzig - International Relations". © 2009 Leipzig City Council, Office for European and International Affairs. Archived frae the original on 29 Juin 2009. Retrieved 17 Julie 2009.
  11. "Sister Cities of Kansas City". kcsistercities.org. Archived frae the original on 12 Juin 2008. Retrieved 2 October 2010.

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