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State of Lower Saxony, Germany

Location of state of Lower Saxony on a map

Lower Saxony is a state found in the nation of Germany. Home to 7,777,992 people, it is the 4th largest division in Germany in terms of population.

Lower Saxony gained its current status as a state in the year 1949. The government of Lower Saxony is lead by Stephan Weil and is based in the state capital of Hanover (Population: 515,140).

The most populous cities in Lower Saxony are: Hannover (Population: 515,140), Braunschweig (Population: 244,715), Osnabrueck (Population: 166,462), Oldenburg (Population: 159,218), Wolfsburg (Population: 123,064).

Lower Saxony State - Quick Facts

Country Germany
Region Type State
Time Zone CEST
Year of Establishment 1949
Capital Hannover (Population: 515,140)
Head of Government Stephan Weil
Total Population 7,777,992
Total Area 47,618 sq km (18,385 sq miles)
Population Density 163.3 sq km (423.1 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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