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Niedersachsen

Hannover

facts in brief


Part of J. Stockdale's map, 1800
Part of J. Stockdale's map, 1800






Facts in brief:

Located on Leine river & Mittelland canal; belonged to Calenberg-Celle line of House of Welf (from 1495), from which George Louis became George I of Britain in 1714; annexed by Prussia in 1866; was badly damaged in WW II, & rebuilt; noted for gardens.

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