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Hannover
Hanover
The New Town Hall in Hanover, built from 1901 to 1913.
Coat of arms Location
Administration
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Region Hanover
City subdivisions 13 districts
Lord Mayor Stephan Weil (SPD)
Governing parties SPDGreens
Basic statistics
Area 204.01 km² (79 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m  (180 ft)
Population 522,944  (01/11/2007)[1]
 - Metro 1,128,543 
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate code H
Postal code(s) 30001 - 30669
Area code(s) 0511
Website www.hannover.de

Coordinates: 52°22′0″N 9°43′0″E / 52.36667, 9.71667 Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1445x989, 273 KB) The new Town Hall in Hannover was build 1901. ... The New City Hall in Hanover The New City Hall in Hanover in Maschpark. ... Image File history File links Coat_of_arms_of_Hannover. ... Image File history File links Karte_Deutschland. ... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Germany is a Federal Republic made up of 16 States, known in German as Länder (singular Land). ... 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). ... There are 439 German districts (Kreise), administrative units in Germany. ... Hanover (officially in German: Region Hannover) is a district (county) in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... Councillor Patrick (Pat) John Stannard, Lord Mayor of Oxford (2004). ... SPD redirects here. ... Political parties Part of the Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A political party is a political organization that seeks to attain political power within a government, usually by participating in electoral campaigns. ... SPD redirects here. ... The Alliance 90/The Greens (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen), the German Green party, is a political party in Germany whose regional predecessors were founded in the late 1970s as part of the new social movements. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries that do not observe summer time Central European Time (CET) is one of the names of the time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries that do not observe summer time Central European Summer Time (CEST) is one of the names of UTC+2 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... Central European Time West Africa Time British Summer Time* Irish Summer Time* Western European Summer Time* Category: ... Eastern European Time Central Africa Time Israel Standard Time South Africa Standard Time Central European Summer Time West Africa Summer Time Category: ... German car number plates (Kfz-Kennzeichen) show the place where the car carrying them is registered. ... German Postleitzahl map of the first two digits Postal codes in Germany, Postleitzahl (plural Postleitzahlen, abbreviated to PLZ), consist of five digits, which indicate the wider area (first two digits), and the postal district (last three digits). ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Hanover(i) (German: , IPA: [haˈnoːfɐ]), on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany. In addition to being the capital of Lower Saxony, Hanover was the capital of the administrative area Hanover region (Regierungsbezirk Hannover) until Lower Saxony's regions were disbanded at the beginning of 2005. It is, however, still part of the Hanover district (Region Hannover), which is a municipal body made up from the former district and city of Hanover. Image File history File links De-Hannover-pronunciation. ... Articles with similar titles include the NATO phonetic alphabet, which has also informally been called the “International Phonetic Alphabet”. For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words, see IPA chart for English. ... The Leine is a river in Thuringia and Lower Saxony, Germany. ... 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). ... Hanover (German Hannover) is the one of the four Regierungsbezirke of Lower Saxony, Germany, located in the south of the state around the city of Hanover. ... Hanover (officially Region Hannover) is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany. ...


With a population of 522,944 (1 February 2007) the city is a major center of northern Germany, known for hosting annual commercial expositions such as the Hanover Fair and the CeBIT. Every year Hanover hosts the Schützenfest Hannover, the world's largest Marksmen's Fun Fair, and the Oktoberfest Hannover which is the second largest Oktoberfest in the world. In 2000, Hanover hosted the world fair Expo 2000. The Hanover fairground, due to numerous extensions especially for the Expo 2000, is the largest in the world. Hanover also has regional importance because of its university and medical school, its international airport, and its large zoo (Hanover Zoo). is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up expo in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Hannover Fair (German: Hannover Messe) is one of the biggest industrial fairs. ... A crowded exhibition hall during CeBIT 2000. ... The Oktoberfest Hannover is a fair which takes place every year at he end of September/beginning of October place in Hannover. ... EXPO 2000 Hannover Germany Logo The Netherlands Pavilion at EXPO 2000 The Venezuela Pavilion Hungary Pavilion EXPO Mascot Matthijs Expo 2000 was a Worlds Fair held in Hanover, Germany from June 1 to October 31, 2000. ... Open exhibition area at the Hanover fairground featuring the famous Expo 2000 wooden roof. ... Hanover Zoo in Hanover, Germany, is one of the top German zoos with a number of unique highlights, for example: Sambezi: Visitors travel in small boats for about 15 minutes along an artificial African river with a trading post. ...

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History

Schloss Herrenhausen, 1895
Am Kröpcke, 1895

Founded in medieval times on the bank of the river Leine (the original name Honovere may be translated as "high bank", though it is debated), Hanover was a small village of ferrymen and fishermen, and became a comparatively large town in the 13th century. In the 14th century the main churches of Hanover were built, as well as a city wall with three town gates to secure the city. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 795 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 772 pixel, file size: 167 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Hannover. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 795 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 772 pixel, file size: 167 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Hannover. ... Image File history File links Kroepke_1895. ... Image File history File links Kroepke_1895. ... It has been suggested that Ecclesia (Church) be merged into this article or section. ... The defensive wall of Braşov, Romania. ... Categories: Stub ...


In 1636 the Elector of Calenberg decided to move his residence to Hanover. His electorate was afterwards known as the Electorate of Hanover (see: House of Hanover). His descendants would later become kings of Great Britain (after 1800, kings of the United Kingdom); the first of them was George I, who ascended to the British throne in 1714. Three kings of Great Britain, or the United Kingdom, were at the same time Electoral Princes of Hanover. His even further descendants became the monarchs of sixteen countries around the world known as the Commonwealth Realms. The most famous of these descendants living today is Elizabeth II, queen of England. The prince-electors or electoral princes of the Holy Roman Empire — German: Kurfürst (singular) Kurfürsten (plural) — were the members of the electoral college of the Holy Roman Empire, having the function of electing the Emperors of Germany. ... Brunswick-Lüneburg was an historical state within the Holy Roman Empire. ... In politics, an electorate is the group of people entitled to vote in an election. ... The House of Hanover (the Hanoverians) is a German royal dynasty which has ruled the Duchy of Braunschweig-Lüneburg, the Kingdom of Hanover and the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... George I (George Louis; 28 May 1660 – 11 June 1727)[1] was King of Great Britain and Ireland, from 1 August 1714 until his death. ... The prince-electors or electoral princes of the Holy Roman Empire — German: Kurfürst (singular) Kurfürsten (plural) — were the members of the electoral college of the Holy Roman Empire, having the function of electing the Emperors of Germany. ... The Commonwealth Realms, shown in pink A Commonwealth Realm is any one of the sixteen sovereign states within the Commonwealth of Nations that recognise Elizabeth II as their respective monarch. ...


During the time (1714-1837) of the personal union of the crowns of the United Kingdom and Hanover, the monarch rarely visited the city. In fact, during the reigns of the final three joint rulers (1760-1837), there was only one short visit, by George IV, in 1821. Usually, a viceroy represented the monarch in Hanover. George IV (George Augustus Frederick) (12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 29 January 1820 until his death. ...


During the Seven Years' War on July 26, 1757 the Battle of Hastenbeck took place near the city. The French army defeated the Hanoverian Army of Observation, leading to the occupation of Hanover. Combatants Kingdom of Prussia Kingdom of Great Britain Electorate of Hanover Iroquois Confederacy Kingdom of Portugal Electorate of Brunswick Electorate of Hesse-Kassel Philippines Archduchy of Austria Kingdom of France Empire of Russia Kingdom of Sweden Kingdom of Spain Electorate of Saxony Kingdom of Naples and Sicily Kingdom of Sardinia... is the 207th day of the year (208th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1757 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Combatants Electorate of Hanover (controlled by Britain) France Commanders William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland Louis Charles dEstrées Strength 35,000 infantry and cavalry 28 heavy guns and mortars 50,000 infantry 10,000 cavalry 68 heavy guns and mortars Casualties 1,300 2,600 The Battle of Hastenbeck...


After Napoleon imposed the Convention of Artlenburg (Convention of the Elbe) on July 5, 1803 about 30,000 French soldiers occupied Hanover. The Convention also meant the disbanding of the army of Hanover. George III did not recognize the Convention of the Elbe. As a result of this, a great number of soldiers from Hanover eventually emigrated to Great Britain leading to the King's German Legion which was the only German army to fight continually during the whole Napoleonic wars against the French. They played later an important role in the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 . The Congress of Vienna in 1814 elevated the electorate to the Kingdom of Hanover. The capital town Hanover expanded to the western bank of the Leine and grew considerably ever since. Napoléon I, Emperor of the French (born Napoleone di Buonaparte, changed his name to Napoléon Bonaparte)[1] (15 August 1769; Ajaccio, Corsica – 5 May 1821; Saint Helena) was a general during the French Revolution, the ruler of France as First Consul (Premier Consul) of the French Republic from... is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... “George III” redirects here. ... When Napoleon imposed the Convention of Artlenburg (Convention of the Elbe) on July 5, 1803 the Kurfürstentum Hannover (Electorate of Hannover) was disbanded and its army dissolved. ... Combatants First French Empire Seventh Coalition: United Kingdom Kingdom of Prussia Kingdom of the United Netherlands Kingdom of Hanover Duchy of Nassau Duchy of Brunswick Commanders Napoleon Bonaparte, Michel Ney Duke of Wellington, Gebhard von Blücher Prince William of Orange Strength 73,000 67,000 Coalition 60,000 Prussian... April 5-12: Mount Tambora explodes, changing climate. ... The Congress of Vienna was a conference between ambassadors from the major powers in Europe that was chaired by the Austrian statesman Klemens Wenzel von Metternich and held in Vienna, Austria, from late September, 1814, to June 9, 1815. ... Capital Hanover Head of State King of Hanover Hanover (German: ) was a historical territory in todays Germany, at various times a principality, an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire, a kingdom and a province of Prussia and of Germany. ...


In 1837, the personal union of the United Kingdom and Hanover ended as William IV's heir in the United Kingdom was female (Queen Victoria), and Hanover could be inherited only by males. Hanover passed to William IV's brother as a consequence, Ernest Augustus, and continued as a kingdom until 1866, when Hanover, despite having won the battle of Langensalza against Prussia, was annexed by Prussia. After the annexation, the people of Hanover opposed the Prussian regime. Nevertheless, the growth of Hanover continued until World War II, when two thirds of the town was bombed to ruins. After the war, Hanover was in the British zone of occupation of Germany, and became part of the new state (Land) of Lower Saxony in 1946. It has been suggested that Dynastic union be merged into this article or section. ... William IV (William Henry; 21 August 1765 – 20 June 1837) was King of the United Kingdom and of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death. ... Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819–22 January 1901) was a Queen of the United Kingdom, reigning from 20 June 1837 until her death. ... The King of the Franks, in the midst of the military chiefs who formed his Treuste -- or armed court, dictates the Salic Law (Code of the Barbaric Laws). ... Ernest Augustus I of Hanover Ernest Augustus I, King of Hanover (5 June 1771 – 18 November 1851), also known (1799-1837) as the Duke of Cumberland, was the fifth son and eighth child of King George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte. ... Langensalza is a town located in Thuringia, Germany, with a 1960 population of 16,000. ... Motto Suum cuique Latin: To each his own Prussia at its peak, as leading state of the German Empire Capital Königsberg, later Berlin Government Duke1  - 1525–68 Albert I (first)  - 1688–1701 Frederick III (last) King1  - 1701–13 Frederick I (first)  - 1888–1918 William II (last) Prime Minister1,2... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Bundesland (plural Bundesländer), also known as Land (plural Länder) is the German language name for the federal states of Austria and Germany. ... 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). ...


Subdivisions

Districts

Boroughs of Hanover
  1. Mitte
  2. Vahrenwald-List
  3. Bothfeld-Vahrenheide
  4. Buchholz-Kleefeld
  5. Misburg-Anderten
  6. Kirchrode-Bemerode-Wülferode
  7. Südstadt-Bult
  8. Döhren-Wülfel
  9. Ricklingen
  10. Linden-Limmer
  11. Ahlem-Badenstedt-Davenstedt
  12. Herrenhausen-Stöcken
  13. Nord

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Quarters

  • Nordstadt
  • Südstadt
  • Oststadt
  • Zoo (for the zoo itself, see Hanover Zoo)
  • Herrenhausen

The Nordstadt (North City) is the university quarter in the german city Hanover. ... Hannover Zoo is one of the top zoos in Germany with a number of unique highlights, for example: Sambezi: Visitors travel with small boats for about 15 minutes along an artificial African river with a trading post. ... Hanover Zoo in Hanover, Germany, is one of the top German zoos with a number of unique highlights, for example: Sambezi: Visitors travel in small boats for about 15 minutes along an artificial African river with a trading post. ... Herrenhausen is a quarter of the German city Hanover which is famous for its Grosser Garten. ...

Sights and Places

Ernst August memorial, railway station
The Staatsoper ("state opera") is housed in its classical 19th century opera house.
Market Church in Hanover
Old Town Hall
Leine River At Hanover City

One of the most famous sights are the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen: The Great Garden belongs to the most beautiful baroque gardens in Europe and it is the only one in Germany in its original state. Some points of interest are the Grotto (the interior was designed by the French artist Niki de Saint-Phalle), the Galery Building, with the biggest fresco in Northern Germany, the Orangerie and the two pavillons of Remy de la Fosse. The Great Garden consists of several parts. The most popular ones are the Great Ground and the Neuveau Jardin. At the centre of the Neuveau Jardin is Europe's highest garden fountain. The historic Garden Theatre is famous because it hosts the famous musicals of the German rock musician Heinz Rudolf Kunze. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 400 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Hanover ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 400 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Hanover ... Download high resolution version (2816x2112, 799 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2816x2112, 799 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Download high resolution version (863x587, 82 KB)market Church Hannover Germany, view from new town hall Taken by User:Pschemp File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Download high resolution version (863x587, 82 KB)market Church Hannover Germany, view from new town hall Taken by User:Pschemp File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Old Town Hall, hannover Germany - taken by Pschemp on vacation File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Old Town Hall, hannover Germany - taken by Pschemp on vacation File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1600x1064, 289 KB) This image contains digital watermarking or credits in the image itself. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1600x1064, 289 KB) This image contains digital watermarking or credits in the image itself. ...


The Berggarten is one of the most important botanical gardens in Europe. The most famous points of interest are the Tropical House, the Cactus House, the Canary House and the Orchid House, which hosts one of the world's biggest collection of orchids, and free-flying birds and butterflies. Near the entrance to the Berggarten is the historic Library Pavillon. The Mausoleum of the Guelphs is also located in the Berggarten. Like the Graet Garden, the Berggarten also consists of several parts, for example the Paradies and the Prairie Garden. There is also the Sea Life Centre Hanover, which is the first tropical aquarium in Germany.


The Georgengarten is an English landscape garden. The Leibniz Temple and the Wallmoden Palace are two points of interest there.


Other gardens are the Guelph Garden with the Guelph Palace and the Prince Garden. Nearby are the Water Art, the Hardenbergsche House and the Prince House.


The landmark of Hanover is the New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus). Insite are four models of the town and the only working diagonal-elevator in Germany, which goes up the large dome.


The Hanover Zoo is one of the most spectacular and best zoos in Europe. The second time the zoo has received the Parc Scout Award and so it became the best and nicest zoo in Germany. The zoo consists of several theme-areas: Sambesi, Meyers Farm, Gorilla-Mountain, Jungle-Palace, and Mullewapp. Some smaller areas are Australia, the wooded area for wolves, and the so called swimming area with many seabirds. In the zoo is also a tropical house, a jungle house, and a show-arena. The new Alaska-themed area, Yukon Bay, is still in planning.


Another point of interest is the Old Town. At the centre is the huge Market Church and the Old Town Hall. Near by are the Leibniz House, the Nolte House, and the Beguine Tower. A very nice quarter of the Old Town is the Kreuz-Church-Quarter around the Kreuz Church with many nice little lanes. Nearby is the old theatre, called Ballhofeins. On the edge of the Old Town are the Market Hall, the Leine Palace, and the ruin of the Aegidien Church which is now a monument for the victims of war and violence. Through the Marstall Gate you arive at the bank of the river Leine, where the world-famous Nanas of Niki de Saint-Phalle are located. They are part of the Mile of Skulpture which goes from the Königsworter Square up to the entrance of the Georgengarten. Near the Old Town is the district Calenberger Neustadt where the Catholic church of St. Clemens, the Reformed Church, and the Protestant Neustädter Church are located.


Some other popular sights are the Waterloo Column, the Laves House, the Wangenhaim Palace, the Statesarchive of Lower Saxony, the Hanover Play House, the Kröpcke Clock, the Anzeiger Tower Block, the Administration Building of the NORD/LB, the Cupola Hall of the Congress-Centre, the Lower Saxony Stock, the Ministry of Finance, the Garten Church, the Luther Church, the Gehry Tower (designed by the American architect Frank O. Gehry), the special designed Bus Stops, the Opera House, the Central Station, the lake Maschsee and the cityforrest Eilenride, which is one of the largest of its kind in Europe. Because of around 40 parks, forrests and gardens, a couple of lakes, two rivers and one channel Hanover offers a large variaty of leisure activities.


Since 2007 the historic Leibniz Letters, which can be visited in the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Library, are an UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Outside of the city centre is the EXPO-Park. The most popular points of interests are the Planet M., the former German Pavillon, the Yempa Event-Palace, the Expowale, the EXPO-Plaza and the EXPO-Gardens (Parc Agricole, EXPO-Park South and the Gardens of change). Via the Exponale, which is one of the largest pedestrianbridges in Europe, the fairground is reachable. The Hanover fairground is the largest in the world. Two important sights on the fairground are the Hermes Tower (88.8 metres high) and the EXPO Roof, which is the largest woodroof in the world.


In the district of Anderten is the European Cheese Centre, which is the only Cheese-Experience-Centre in Europe. Near by is alo Hanovers large funpark, the CAMPO Aktiv-Arena. It is the largest sports- and leisure facility in Northern Germany with around 60 attractions. Another important sight in Anderten is the Hindenburg Lock, which was the biggest lock in Europe at the time of construction in 1928. The Animalgarden in the district of Kirchrode is a hugh forest and shows the local animals.


In the district of Groß-Buchholz is the Telemax, the highest television tower in Northern Germany. Some other remarkable towers are the VW-Tower and the old towers of the former mid-age defence belt: Döhrener Tower, Lister Tower and the Horse Tower.


The 36 most important sights of the city centre are connected with a 4,2 kilometres long red line, which is painted on the pavement. The so called Red Thread is a kind of walkaround and starts at the touristinformation and ends on the Ernst-August-Square in front of the central station. There is also a guided sightseeing-bustour through the city.


Society and Culture

Museums and Galleries

In Hanover there are 23 museums:


The Historic Museum describes the history of Hanover, from the mid-age settlement "honovere", over the Residence Town, to the world famous Exhibition Town. The museum focusses on the time from 1714 to 1834 were Hanover has a strong relationship to the British royal house.


The Kestnergesellschaft belongs with more than 4.000 members tho the largest art society in Germany. The museum shows exhebitions from the classical modernist art to the contemporary art. One big focus is put on film, video, contemporary music and architecture, room installments and big presentations of contemporary paintings, skulptures and video art.


The Kestner Museum is located in the House of 5.000 windows. The museum is named after August Kestner and exhibits 6,000 years of applied art in four areas: Ancient cultures, ancient Egypt, applied art and a valuable collection of historic coins. August Kestner Georg Christian August Kestner (28 November 1777 in Hanover; 5 March 1853 in Rome) was a German diplomat and art collector. ...


The KUBUS is a forum for contemporary art. It features mostly exhibitions and projects of famous and important artists from Hanover.


The Kunstverein Hannover (Art Society Hanover) was established in 1832 as one of the first art societies in Germany. It is located in the Künstlerhaus (House of artits). There are around 7 international monografic and thematic Exhibitions in one year.


The Lower Saxony State Museum is the largest museum in Hanover. The State Gallery shows the European Art from the 11. to the 20. sentury, the Nature Department shows the zoology, geology, botanic, geology and a Vivarium with fishes, ionsects, reptiles and amphibias. The Primeval Department shows the primeval history of Lower Saxony and the Folklore Department shows the cultures from all over the world.


The Sprengel Museum shows the art of the 20. sentury. It is one of the most notable art museums in Germany. The focus is put on the classical modernist art with the collection of Kurt Schwitters, works of the German expressionism, and the French kubism, the cabinett of abstracts, the grafics and the department of photography and media. Forthermore the museum shows the famous works of the French artist Niki de Saint-Phalle.


The Theatre Museum shows an exhibition of the history of the theatre in Hanover from the 17. sentury up to now: Opera, concert, drama and ballett. The museum also hosts several touring exhibitions during the year.


The Wilhelm-Busch-Museum is the German museum for caricature and critical grafics. The collection of the works of Wilhelm Busch and the extensive collection of caricatures and critical grafics is this museum unique in Germany. Forthermore the museum hosts several exhibitions of national and international artists during the year.


The Niedersächsische Münzkabinett der Deutschen Bank (Lower Saxony cabinet of coins) shows the former coins-collection of the former kings of the British Empire and the electors of Hanover. Another cabinet of coins is the Münzkabinett der TUI-AG. The Polizeigeschichtliche Sammlung Niedersachsen is the largest police museum in Germany. The EXPOseeum is the museum of the world-exhibition "EXPO 2000 Hannover". The princely living is the theme of the Herrenhausen-Museum in the Prince House. The Blind Man Museum is a rarity in Germany, another one is only in Berlin. The Leibniz House shows the work and living of the philosopher and librarian Gottfried-Wilhelm of Leibniz. The Museum of veterinary medicine is unique in Germany. Textiles from all over the world can be visited in the Museum for textile art. Carpets and things from the orient can be visited in the Oriental Carpet Museum. The Museum for Energy History describes the 150 years old history of the application of energy. The Printing Museum shows an old printing plant of the fifties and the Home Museum Ahlem shows the history of the district of Ahlem.


There are also around 30 art galleries in Hanover. For example the Hanover gallery which features an exhibition of the Italian artist Bruno Bruni, and the Nord/LB Art Gallery.


Some leading art events in Hanover are the Long Night of the museums and the Zinnober Kunstvolkslauf which features all the galleries in Hanover.


People who are interested in space should visit the Observatory Geschwister Herrschel on the Lindener Mountain or the small planetarium inside of the Bismarck School.


Theatre, Cabaret and Musical

Around 40 theatres are located in Hanover. The Opera House, the Schauspielhaus (Play House), the Ballhofeins, the Ballhofzwei and the Cumbarlandsche Galerie belong to the Lower Saxony State Theatre. The Theater am Aegi is Hanovers big theatre for musicals, shows and guest performances. The Neues Theater (New Theatre) is the Boulevard Theatre of Hanover. The Landesbühne Hannover is another big theatre in Hanover. The Garden Theatre in the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen hosts the famous rockmusicals of the German rockmusician Heinz Rudolph Kunze.


The Long Night of the Theatres is the oldest event of its kind in Germany.


Some important international theatre-events are the Tanztheater International and the Festival Theaterformen.


Hanovers leadind cabaret-stage is the GOP Variety theatre which is located in the Georgs Palace. Some other famous cabaret-stages are the Variety Marlene and the revue-stage TAK. The most important Cabaret-Event is the Kleines Fest im Großen Garten (Little Festival in the Graet Garden) which is the most successfull Cabaret Festival in Germany. It features artists from around the world.


Music

The rock bands Scorpions and Fury in the Slaughterhouse are originally from Hanover. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Scorpions are a hard rock/heavy metal band from Hannover, Germany, best known for their 80s rock anthem Rock You Like a Hurricane and their singles Wind of Change, No One Like You, and Still Loving You. The band has sold over 70 million records worldwide. ... Fury in the Slaughterhouse is a German rock band from Hanover formed in 1987 by brothers Kai Uwe Wingenfelder (vocals) and Thorsten Wingenfelder (guitar, vocals). ...


Sport

Hannover 96 (nickname Die Roten) is Hanover's football team who play in the Bundesliga top division. Home games are played at the AWD-Arena. Hannover 96 II plays in the third division and the home games are played in the traditional Eilenriedestadium. Arminia Hannover (Nickname Die Blauen) is another football team in Hanover and plays in the Niedersachsenliga (Lower Saxony Legue). Home games are played in the Rudolf-Kalweit-Stadium. Hannover 96 is a German football club in Hannover, Lower Saxony. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... The Bundesliga is the highest level of Germanys football league system. ... AWD Arena is located in Hannover, Germany. ...


Hanover is one of Germany's centres for ice hockey. The Hannover Scorpions play in the top division and their home games are played in the TUI Arena. The Hannover Indians are the second ice hockey team in Hanover. Their home games are played in the Ice Stadium at the Horse Tower.


Hanover is also one of the Rugby capitals in Germany. The first German Rugby team was founded in Hanover in 1878. Till now Hanover is one of the leading towns in the German Rugby scene. DRC Hannover plays in the first division, and SG 78/08 Hannover plays in the second devision. A rugby union scrum. ...


The first German Fencing Club was founded in Hanover in 1862. Today there are three more Fencing Clubs in Hanover.


Hanover is a centre for Water Sports. Thanks to the lake Maschsee, the rivers Ihme and Leine and to the channel Mittellandkanal Hanover hosts sailing schools, yacht schools, waterski clubs, canoe clubs and paddle clubs. The water pole team WASPO W98 plays in the first devision.


Important Sport Events

The Hannover Marathon is the biggest running event in Hanover with more than 11.000 participants. Some other important running events are the Gilde Stadtstaffel (relay), the Sport-Check Nachtlauf (night-running), the Herrenhäuser Team-Challenge, the Hannoversche Firmenlauf (company running) and the Silvesterlauf (sylvester running).


Hanover hosts also an important international cycle race: The Nacht von Hannover (night of Hanover). The race takes place around the Market Hall.


The lake Maschsee hosts the International Dragon Boat Races and the Canoe-Polo-Tournament. Many regattas take place during the year. Head of the river Leine on the river Leine is one of the biggest rowing regattas in Hanover.


Some other important sport events are the Lower Saxony Beach Volleyball Tournament, the international horse show German Classics and the internations ice hockey tournament TUI Nations Cup.


Regular Events

Hanover is one of the leading Exhibition Cities in the world. Each year Hanover hosts more than 60 international and national exhibitions. The most popular ones are the CeBIT, the Hanover Fair, the Domotex, the Ligna, the IAA Nutzfahrzeuge and the Agritechnica. Hanover also hosts a hugh number of congresses.


But Hanover is not only one of the most important Exhibition Cities in the world, Hanover is also one of the German capitals for the marksmen. The Schützenfest Hannover is the largest Marksmen's Fun Fair in the world and takes place once a year. It consists of more than 260 rides and inns, five large beer tents and a big entertainment program. The highlight of this fun fair is the 12 kilometres long Parade of the Marksmen with more than 12.000 participants from all over the world, amog them around 5.000 marksmen, 128 bands and more than 40 wagons, carriages and big festival vehicles. It is the longest procession in the world. Around 2 million people visit this fun fair every year. Some regular attractions are the biggest transportable Ferris Wheel in the world (60 metres high), the worlds biggest transportable Roller Coaster, the highest transportable Free Fall Tower in the world (66 metres high) and the Europes only travelling illusion theatre. The origins of this fun fair is located in the year 1529.


Hanover also hosts one of the two largest Spring Festivals in Europe with around 180 rides and inns, 2 large beer tents and around 1,5 million visitors each year. The Oktoberfest Hannover is the second largest Oktoberfest in the world with around 160 rides and inns, two large beer tents and around 1 million visitors each year. The Oktoberfest Hannover is a fair which takes place every year at he end of September/beginning of October place in Hannover. ...


The Maschsee Festival takes place around the lake Maschsee. Each year around 2 million visitors want to enjoy live music, comedy, cabaret and many more.


The Great Garden hosts every year the International Fireworks Competition, and the International Festival Weeks Herrenhausen whith lots of music and cabaret.


The Carnival Procession is around 3 kilometres long and consits of 3.000 participants, around 30 festival vehicles and around 20 bands and takes place every year.


Some more festivals are for example the Old Town Party, the gayfestival Rainbow Days, the Festival Feuer und Flamme (Fire and Flames), the Gartenfestival (Gardenfestival), the Herbstfestival (Autumn Festival), the Harley Days, the Steintor Festival (Steintor is a party area in the city centre), the Niedersachsenfestival (Lower Saxony Festival) with many folklore groups from Lower Saxony and all over Europe, and the Lister-Meile-Festival (Lister Meile is a large pedestrian area).


Hanover also hosts Food Festivals, for example the Wine Festival and the Gourmet Festival.


Furthermore Hanover hosts some special markets. The Old Town Flea Market is the oldest flea market in Germany and the Market for Art and Trade has a high reputation. Some other big markets are the International Easter Egg Market and of course the Christmas Market Hanover in the Old Town. Some highlights of the Christmas Market are the Mid-Age-Village and the Finnish Christmas Village.


Transport

Citaro G natural gas bus designed by James Irvine
TW 2000 tram designed by Herbert Lindinger and Jasper Morrison

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x683, 502 KB) Beschreibung Beschreibung: Mercedes Irvine-Citaro Quelle: selbst fotografiert Fotograf: Sven Storbeck Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Hanover Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro Ãœstra Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x683, 502 KB) Beschreibung Beschreibung: Mercedes Irvine-Citaro Quelle: selbst fotografiert Fotograf: Sven Storbeck Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Hanover Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro Ãœstra Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital... Categories: Public transport | Fuel cell vehicles | Mercedes-Benz vehicles | Stub ... The 2nd president of Ohio University (1822-1824), located in Athens, OH. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1131x840, 194 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Tram TW 2000 Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1131x840, 194 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Tram TW 2000 Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it. ... The TW 2000 is a Stadtbahn vehicle in operation on the Hanover Stadtbahn network in Hanover, Germany. ... Jasper Morrison (born 1959) is an English product and furniture designer. ...

Rail

The city's central station, Hannover Hauptbahnhof, is a hub of vital importance in the German high-speed ICE network. It is the starting point of the Hanover-Würzburg high-speed rail line and the central hub for the Hanover S-Bahn, offering international and national connections to virtually everywhere in Germany. Hannover Hauptbahnhof (usually translated from German as Hannover Central Station, short form Hannover Hbf) is the Hauptbahnhof for the city of Hanover in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... ICE 3 trainset near Ingolstadt The InterCityExpress or ICE (German pronunciation: ) is a system of high-speed trains predominantly running in Germany and its neighbouring countries. ... Wälsebachtalbrücke Bridge near Barnten The Hanover - Würzburg high-speed rail line was the first of several high-speed railway lines for InterCityExpress traffic that were built in Germany. ... S-Bahn network map The Hanover S-Bahn (in German: S-Bahn Hannover) is an S-Bahn network operated by the Deutsche Bahn AG subsidiary intalliance around Hanover, the state capital of Lower Saxony, one of the states of Germany. ...


Air

Hanover and its area is served by Hanover/Langenhagen International Airport (HAJ) Hanover International Airport (IATA: HAJ, ICAO: EDDV), also called Langenhagen Airport with reference to the nearby town Langenhagen, is situated 11km north of the centre of Hanover, the capital of the German state of Lower Saxony. ...


Road

Hanover is an important hub in Germany's Autobahn network; the interchange of two major autobahns, the A2 and A7 is at Kreuz Hannover-Ost, at the northeastern edge of the city. Local autobahns are A 352 (a bypass between A7 and A2, also known as the airport autobahn because it runs close to Hanover Airport) and the A 37. The Schnellweg (en: expressway) system, a number of Bundesstraße roads, forms a structure loosely resembling a large ring road together with A2 and A7. The roads are B 3 , B 6 and B 65, called Westschnellweg (B6 on the northern part, B3 on the southern part), Messeschnellweg (B3, becomes A37 near Burgdorf, crosses A2, becomes B3 again, changes to B6 at Seelhorster Kreuz, then passes the Hanover fairground as B6 and becomes A37 again before merging into A7) and Südschnellweg (starts out as B65, becomes B3/B6/B65 upon crossing Westschnellweg, then becomes B65 again at Seelhorster Kreuz). It has been suggested that German Autobahns be merged into this article or section. ... Map of the A 2 in Germany Bundesautobahn 2 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 2, short form Autobahn 2, abbreviated as BAB 2 or A 2) is an autobahn in Germany that connects the Ruhr area in the west to Berlin in the east. ... Bundesautobahn 7 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 7, short form Autobahn 7, abbreviated as BAB 7 or A 7) is the longest German Autobahn at 935 km (581 mi) . It splits the country almost evenly from north to south. ... Bundesautobahn 352 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 352, short form Autobahn 352, abbreviated as BAB 352 or A 352) is an autobahn spur north of Hanover in northwestern Germany. ... Bundesautobahn 37 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 37, short form Autobahn 37, abbreviated as BAB 37 or A 37) is an autobahn in the Region Hannover, Germany. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Bundesstraßen are German and Austrian federal highways. ... A beltway (American English), ring road or orbital motorway (British English) is a circumferential highway found around many cities. ... The Bundesstraße 3 (abbreviated B 3) is one of the longest Bundesstraßen in Germany. ... Burgdorf is a town in the district of Hanover, in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... Open exhibition area at the Hanover fairground featuring the famous Expo 2000 wooden roof. ...


Bus and Light rail

Main article: Hanover Stadtbahn

Hanover has an extensive Stadtbahn system, traditionally operated by üstra. The city is famous for its designer buses and tramways, the TW 6000 and TW 2000 trams being the most well-known examples. Station Kröpcke The Hanover Stadtbahn is a Stadtbahn light rail system in the city of Hanover, Germany. ... Stadtbahn signet as used in North Rhine-Westphalia Stadtbahn (literally in German: city railway) is a term for light rail systems in operation in Germany. ... Irvine Citaro üstra Hannoversche Verkehrsbetriebe AG used to be the operator of public transport in the city of Hanover, Germany until 2003. ... Designer is a broad term for a person who designs any of a variety of things. ... The TW 6000 is a type of articulated light rail vehicle used on the Hanover Stadtbahn system, originally manufactured by Düwag, AEG, Kiepe and Siemens, the later batches being built by LHB (now part of Alstom). ... The TW 2000 is a Stadtbahn vehicle in operation on the Hanover Stadtbahn network in Hanover, Germany. ...


Economy

The Volkswagen transporter factory at Hannover-Stöcken is the biggest employer in the region. Volkswagen AG (ISIN: DE0007664005), or VW, is an automobile manufacturer based in Wolfsburg, Germany. ...


Education

The University of Hanover is the largest funded institution in Hanover for providing higher education to the students from around the world. Below are name of universities and some of the important schools including newly opened Hannover Medical Research School in 2003 for attracting the students from biology background from around the world. The University of Hannover (Universität Hannover) has its seat in the city of Hannover, the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony, Germany. ... The Hannover Medical School (abbreviated HBRS in German), founded in 1965, is one of the worlds leading university medical centres in Germany. ...


There are several universities in Hanover:

There is one University of Applied Science and Arts in Hanover: The University of Hannover (Universität Hannover) has its seat in the city of Hannover, the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony, Germany. ... The School of Veterinary Medicine Hanover (in German, Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover) is one of the five facilities for veterinary medicine in Germany, and the only one that remains independent. ...

  • Fachhochschule Hannover [3]

Towns named after Hanover

Also, New Hanover County, North Carolina, U.S. is named after the city. Hanover is an area within the city of Brighton and Hove, part of the electoral ward of Hanover & Elm Grove. ... Brighton is located on the south coast of England, and together with its immediate neighbour Hove forms the city of Brighton and Hove. ... Hanover is a town in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in southern Grey County, west of Durham and east of Walkerton on Grey/Bruce Road 4. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... Hanover, a small town in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa, is named after Hanover in Germany. ... Capital Kimberley Largest city Kimberley Premier Elizabeth Dipuo Peters (ANC) Area - Total Ranked 1st 361,830 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 9th 822,726 2/km² Languages Afrikaans (70%) Tswana (20%) Xhosa (6. ... Hanover is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Hanover is a town located on the Connecticut River in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Concord Largest city Manchester Area  Ranked 46th  - Total 9,359 sq mi (24,239 km²)  - Width 68 miles (110 km)  - Length 190 miles (305 km)  - % water 3. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Motto: Fiat Justitia (Let Justice be Done) Location Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Government Country United States State Pennsylvania County York Mayor Maggie Hormel Founded Incorporated 1730 1815 Geographical characteristics Area     Borough 9. ... York County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... This December 2006 does not cite its references or sources. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Hanover is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Official language(s) None (English and French de facto) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Hanover, Maryland, is a locality in northwestern Anne Arundel County, located south of Baltimore near the Howard County line. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N  - Longitude 75° 03′ W to 79° 29... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Historic Hanover Courthouse and Hanover Civil War Memorial Hanover Courthouse is an unincorporated community and the county seat of Hanover County, Virginia. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Hanover is a city in Washington County, Kansas, United States. ... Official language(s) English[2] Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Area  Ranked 15th  - Total 82,277 sq mi (213,096 km²)  - Width 211 miles (340 km)  - Length 417 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1729 Seat Wilmington Area  - Total  - Water 849 km² (328 mi²) 334 km² (129 mi²) 39. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from...


Twinnings

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Definitions

Note: Hanover is the correct English spelling, even though the German spelling is with a double n. It should always be used when referring to the British House of Hanover (even if one chooses to write the city the German way). The House of Hanover (the Hanoverians) is a German royal dynasty which has ruled the Duchy of Braunschweig-Lüneburg, the Kingdom of Hanover and the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ...


See also

EXPO 2000 Hannover Germany Logo The Netherlands Pavilion at EXPO 2000 The Venezuela Pavilion Hungary Pavilion EXPO Mascot Matthijs Expo 2000 was a Worlds Fair held in Hanover, Germany from June 1 to October 31, 2000. ... The Hannover Fair (German: Hannover Messe) is one of the biggest industrial fairs. ... A crowded exhibition hall during CeBIT 2000. ... The Oktoberfest Hannover is a fair which takes place every year at he end of September/beginning of October place in Hannover. ... The Treaty of Hanover is the name of two internatonal treaties. ...

Notable Residents

  • Rock band The Scorpians (band)

References

  1. ^ Bevölkerungsveränderungen in den kreisfreien Städten und Landkreisen im November 2006 (German). Retrieved on 2007-04-25.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 115th day of the year (116th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

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  • Hannover Messe - Hanover Fair
  • CeBIT - Computer Fair
  • (German) EXPOseeum - see what is left from Expo 2000
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Hanover Nightlife Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Wikitravel is a project to create an open content, complete, up-to-date, and reliable world-wide travel guide. ... EXPO 2000 Hannover Germany Logo The Netherlands Pavilion at EXPO 2000 The Venezuela Pavilion Hungary Pavilion EXPO Mascot Matthijs Expo 2000 was a Worlds Fair held in Hanover, Germany from June 1 to October 31, 2000. ...

  • (German) Nightlife, events, chat, and photos
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