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Encyclopedia > Bückeburg
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Bückeburg is a small town in Lower Saxony, Germany. It was once the capital of the tiny principality of Schaumburg-Lippe and is today situated in the district of Schaumburg at the northern slopes of the Weserbergland mountains. Population: 20,800. With an area of 47,618 km and nearly eight million inhabitants, Lower Saxony (German Niedersachsen) lies in north-western Germany and is second in area and fourth in population among the countrys sixteen Bundesl nder (federal states). ... Schaumburg is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... The Weserbergland is a hilly region (thus the name, Weser hilly region) in Germany (Lower Saxony, Hessen und Nordrhein-Westfalen), between Hannoversch Münden and Porta Westfalica. ...


The castle of Bückeburg was once the residence of the princes. Even today the princes of Schaumburg-Lippe live there, but of course without political power. The interior of the castle has impressive furnishing. Nearby is the mausoleum of the princes' family, which was built in 1915. It resembles a smaller copy of the Roman Pantheon. 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Pantheon (Greek: παν, pan, all + θεόν, theon, of the gods), in one sense, is the set of all the gods of a particular religion or mythology, such as the gods of Hinduism, Greek mythology, Norse mythology. ...

In Bückeburg there is also a helicopter museum, exposing the early drawings of flying objects by Leonardo da Vinci as well as 40 genuine helicopters. Bückeburg coat of arms This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... A helicopter is an aircraft which is lifted and propelled by one or more large horizontal rotors (propellers). ... Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian Renaissance architect, musician, anatomist, inventor, engineer, sculptor, geometer, and painter. ...


 
 

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