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New town hall of Hanover (02/2011)

Coat of arms
Hanover is located in Germany
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
Kintra Germany
State Lawer Saxony
Destrict Hanover
Subdivisions 13 districts
 • Laird Mayor Stephan Weil (SPD)
 • Governing parties SPD / Greens
 • City 204.01 km2 (78.77 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (2007-11-01)
 • City 522,944
 • Density 2,600/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,128,543
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 30001 - 30669
Diallin codes 0511
Vehicle registration H
Website www.hannover.de

Hanover or Hannover[nb 1] (German: Aboot this soond Hannover , [haˈnoːfɐ]), on the river Leine, is the caipital of 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 their 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 become the caipital o the Kinrick o Hanover.

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Hanover is twinned wi:[4]

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  1. Hanover is the traditional English spelling. The German spelling (with a double n) is becoming more popular in English; recent editions of encyclopedias prefer the German spelling[1][2] and local government uses the German spelling on English websites.[3] 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. Encyclopædia Britannica uses "Hannover". It says "English Hanover" but uses "Hannover" in the prose.
  2. Microsoft Encarta gives the primary spelling as "Hannover".
  3. "Official Website of the City and Region of Hannover". Hannover.de. 2009-10-27. Retrieved 2011-04-07. 
  4. "Hanover - Twin Towns" (in German). © 2007-2009 HANNOVER.de - Offizielles Portal der Landeshauptstadt und der Region Hannover in Zusammenarbeit mit hier.de. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  5. "Bristol City - Town twinning". © 2009 Bristol City Council. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  6. "Poznań Official Website - Twin Towns". Flag of Poland.svg (in Polish) © 1998–2008 Urząd Miasta Poznania. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  7. "広島市の姉妹・友好都市". City.hiroshima.jp. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  8. "Leipzig - International Relations". © 2009 Leipzig City Council, Office for European and International Affairs. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  9. "Sister Cities of Kansas City". kcsistercities.org. Archived from the original on 2008-06-12. Retrieved 2010-10-02. 

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