Lower Saxony

What is Lower Saxony known for?


(includes Borkum) # Lüchow-Dannenberg # Lüneburg (Lüneburg (district)) # Nienburg (Nienburg (district)) # Northeim (Northeim (district)) # Oldenburg (Oldenburg (district)) # Osnabrück (Osnabrück (district)) # Osterholz # Osterode (Osterode (district)) # Peine (Peine (district)) # Rotenburg (Wümme) (Rotenburg (district)) # Schaumburg # Stade (Stade (district)) # Uelzen (Uelzen (district)) # Vechta (Vechta (district)) # Verden

and Brunswick, envisaged the foundation of the independent state of "Weser-Ems", that would be formed from the state of Oldenburg, the Hanseatic City of Bremen and the administrative regions of Aurich and Osnabrück. Several representatives of the state of Oldenburg even demanded the inclusion of the Hanoverian districts of Diepholz (Landkreis Diepholz), Syke (Landkreis Grafschaft Hoya), Osterholz-Scharmbeck (Landkreis Osterholz) and Wesermünde (Landkreis Wesermünde) in the proposed

(district) Friesland and Wesermarsch. '''Wesermarsch''' is a ''Kreis (Districts of Germany)'' (district) in the northwestern part of Lower Saxony, Germany. Neighboring are (from the east clockwise) the districts of Cuxhaven (Cuxhaven (district)) and Osterholz, the city of Bremen (Bremen (city)) in the state of Bremen (Bremen (state)), the urban district of Delmenhorst, the district of Oldenburg (Oldenburg (district)) and the List of German urban districts

academic articles

Street , London (now recorded with a blue plaque). Young published many of his first academic articles anonymously to protect his reputation as a physician. * Bavaria: Munich Frauenkirche (Munich Frauenkirche) * Lower Saxony: Hanover New City Hall (New City Hall (Hanover)), then St. Michael's Church (St. Michael's Church, Hildesheim) in Hildesheim * Hesse: Römer in Frankfurt am Main According to myth, Widukind rode a black horse before his baptism and a white horse afterwards. A white or black horse can be found on many flags and coats of arms in England, Germany (state (states of Germany) flags of North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony, Herford (Herford (district)) coat of arms), and the Netherlands (flag of Twente). The PDS survived the reunification of Germany and eventually started growing again, managing to get representatives elected to the Bundestag. The PDS remained influential in former eastern Germany, especially at the state and local levels, in articulating east-German issues and addressing social problems. In 2007 the PDS merged with the Labour and Social Justice – The Electoral Alternative (''Arbeit und soziale Gerechtigkeit–Die Wahlalternative, WASG'') to create the new party The Left (The Left (Germany)) (''Die Linke''), which has resulted in a higher acceptance in western states, the party now also being represented in the parliaments of Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony, Bremen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Saarland, Hesse and Hamburg. Nomenclature The name was chosen after the title of Hermann Löns' novel, ''Der Wehrwolf'' (1910). Commons:Category:Lower Saxony Wikipedia:Lower Saxony Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Lower Saxony

century success

in 1875 and the world-famous Singer Sewing Machine Company set up there in 1903. By 1914 the Rathaus was built. '''Enercon GmbH''', based in Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany, is the fourth-largest wind turbine manufacturer (List of wind turbine manufacturers) in the world and has been the market leader in Germany since the mid-nineties. Simon, Hermann: Hidden Champions of the 21st Century : Success Strategies of unknown World Market Leaders. London: Springer, 2009.- ISBN 978-0-387-98147-5 Enercon has production facilities in Germany (Aurich, Emden and Magdeburg), Sweden, Brazil, India, Canada, Turkey and Portugal. In June 2010, Enercon announced that they would be setting up Irish headquarters in Tralee. Commons:Category:Lower Saxony Wikipedia:Lower Saxony Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Lower Saxony

radio connection

Saxony . Alongside the ''Richtfunkmast'' is a 117 m (384 ft) free-standing steel framework tower, which is dwarfed in comparison. This was built between 1970 and 1973, and had 18 m (66 ft) diameter parabolic antennae to enable radio connection beyond the horizon to Lower Saxony until 1995. Since 2002 mediumwave digital radio transmissions have been tested in Frohnau at 1485 kHz. Since neither the ''Richtfunkmast'' nor the parabolic antenna tower was intended for mediumwave transmissions, an additional 10 m (33 ft) long-wire antenna was installed. There is still the option to build a 380 kV line from Lübeck to another 380 kV substation in Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg or Lower Saxony. The construction of the 380 kV link between Lübeck-Herrenwyk and Schwerin is not progressing due to opposition from ecologists. thumb A wind farm in a mountainous area in Galicia (Spain) Galicia (File:Windpark Galicia.jpg), Spain thumb Wind farm in Lower Saxony (File:Windpark-Wind-Farm.jpg), Germany Commons:Category:Lower Saxony Wikipedia:Lower Saxony Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Lower Saxony

high natural

German Plain , while the south is in the Lower Saxon Hills, including the Weser Uplands, Leine Uplands, Schaumburg Land, Brunswick Land, Untereichsfeld, Elm (Elm (ridge)) and Lappwald. In northeast Lower Saxony is Lüneburg Heath. The heath is dominated by the poor sandy soils of the geest (geest (topography)), whilst in the central east and southeast in the loess ''börde'' zone (Hildesheimer Börde) there are productive soils with high natural fertility. Under

small range

. ) is a German multinational travel and tourism company headquartered in Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany. "Contact TUI Group." TUI

metal power

in the outer areas of what is now the city state of Berlin but in the course of urbanisation and national centralisation in that city the language vanished. (The Berlin dialect itself is a northern outpost of High German and typologically a Missingsch variety, although rarely recognized as the latter). alias origin Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany genre heavy metal (Heavy metal music), power metal It is commonly used with two meanings: * Linguistically and historically, it refers to the '''High German languages''' (''Hochdeutsche Sprachen''), or dialects (German dialects) (''Hochdeutsche Mundarten Dialekte''), which developed in the Southern uplands and the Alps, for example, modern central and southern Germany (Saxony, Bavaria, etc.), Austria, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland. This is opposed to Low German dialects (''Plattdeutsch, Niederdeutsch''), which developed on the lowlands and along the flat sea coasts of modern northern Germany (Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Hamburg, etc.). The Bizone included the ''Länder'' Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Bremen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse, Bavaria and Württemberg-Baden – the northern part of the later Baden-Württemberg – but not the states of the French zone, to wit Württemberg-Hohenzollern, Baden, Rheinland-Pfalz or those in the Soviet zone Mecklenburg, Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia and Saxony. Neither part of Berlin was part of the Bizone nor any former parts of Germany, such as the Saarland, which was out of joint allied occupational control since February 1946. The Bizone had a population of approximately 39 million people. Subcamps of Neuengamme in alphabetical order. Using the political division of Germany of the year 2000, there were at least 34 subcamps in Lower Saxony, 9 in Bremen, 9 in Schleswig-Holstein, 6 in North Rhine-Westphalia, 5 in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, 3 in Saxony-Anhalt, and 1 in Brandenburg. Also, four subcamps were located in Alderney, occupied Channel Islands (Occupation of the Channel Islands), British Commonwealth (Commonwealth of Nations). border "1" cellpadding "1" cellspacing "0" style "font-size: 85%; border: gray solid 1px; border-collapse: collapse; text-align: middle;" Present The BFG is concentrated in North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony. The divisional HQ is located at Herford, near Bielefeld, with garrisons at Gütersloh, Hohne, and Paderborn. House of Commons Hansard, publications.parliament.uk Additionally, the Rhine Garrison area contains Rheindahlen Military Complex. The BFG presence is estimated to contribute 1.5 billion Euros annually to the German economy. http: news.bbc.co.uk 1 hi world europe 3842031.stm BBC Geography The border of Altona to the south is the River Elbe, and across the river the state Lower Saxony and the boroughs Harburg (Hamburg-Harburg) and Hamburg-Mitte. To the east is the borough Hamburg-Mitte and to the north is the borough Eimsbüttel. The western border is to the state of Schleswig-Holstein. According to the statistical office Hamburg the area of Altona was in 2006 77.5 km² or 29.9 sq mi. death_date origin Berne (Berne, Germany), Lower Saxony, Germany genre Pop (Pop music) Eurodance Europop Euro disco '''Dieter Günter Bohlen''' (* 7 February 1954, Berne (Berne, Germany), Lower Saxony, near Oldenburg) is a German (Germans) songwriter, singer, musician, producer, entertainer, TV personality, and writer. Bohlen is best known for being part of popular pop-duo Modern Talking during 1984–1987 and 1998–2003. Old East Frisian and its decline Old East Frisian used to be spoken in East Frisia (''Ostfriesland''), the region between the Dutch river Lauwers and the river Weser, in the German state of Lower Saxony. The area also included two small districts on the east bank of the Weser, the lands of Wursten and Würden. The Old East Frisian language could be divided into two dialect groups: Weser Frisian to the east, and Ems (Ems (river)) Frisian to the west. From 1500 onwards Old East Frisian slowly had to give way to the severe pressure put on it by the surrounding Low German dialects, and nowadays it is all but extinct. Classification The closest relatives of North Frisian are the two other Frisian languages, the Saterland Frisian (Saterland Frisian language) of north-western Lower Saxony, Germany, and the West Frisian language spoken in the northern Netherlands. Together these three form the group of Frisian languages. In 1907 he was promoted to major and assigned to the staff of 11th Army Corps. From March 1909 to January 1913 von Lettow-Vorbeck was commander of the marines of ''II. Seebatallion'' (Seebatallione) 2nd Sea Battalion at Wilhelmshaven in Lower Saxony, Germany. In October 1913, the German army promoted him to Lieutenant Colonel and appointed to command the German colonial forces known as the ''Schutztruppe'' (protectorate force) in German Kamerun (today's Cameroon plus a portion of Nigeria). Before he could assume this command, however, his orders were changed and he was posted—effective 13 April 1914—to German East Africa, the mainland of present Tanzania. Et inde perrexit partibus Saxoniae prima vice, Eresburgum castrum coepit, ad Ermensul usque pervenit et ipsum fanum destruxit et aurum vel argentum, quod ibi repperit, abstulit. Et fuit siccitas magna, ita ut aqua deficeret in supradicto loco, ubi Ermensul stabat; et dum voluit ibi duos aut tres praedictus gloriosus rex stare dies fanum ipsum ad perdestruendum et aquam non haberent, tunc subito divina largiente gratia media die cuncto exercitu quiescente in quodam torrente omnibus hominibus ignorantibus aquae effusae sunt largissimae, ita ut cunctus exercitus sufficienter haberet. in Westphalia, Germany and relocated to the Hildesheim cathedral (St. Mary's Cathedral, Hildesheim) in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany. The column was reportedly then used as a candelabrum until at least the late 19th century. d'Alviella (1891), pp. 106-107 In the 13th century, the destruction of the Irminsul by Charlemagne was recorded as having still been commemorated at Hildesheim on the Saturday after Laetare Sunday. style "background:#FFE8E8;" Hans-Jürgen Uhl (SPD) Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) (district 51 — Helmstedt — Wolfsburg) Resigned June 1, 2007 Commons:Category:Lower Saxony Wikipedia:Lower Saxony Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Lower Saxony

solo band

"Larson 362" '''Michael Schenker''' (born 10 January 1955 in Sarstedt, Lower Saxony) is a German rock (Rock music) guitarist, best known for his tenure in UFO (UFO (band)), in addition to his solo band (Michael Schenker Group). He

unique landscape

2000 years. Most tourists to this area are drawn by the unique landscape, the breezy climate (with summer highs rarely exceeding 30°C) and the wide white sandy beaches. * the old town of Brunswick * the former EXPO 2000 area in Hannover Do * Swim in the North Sea * Go ''Wattwandern'' (i.e. hiking through the mudflats during low tide, that are covered by water during high tide) '''only do this with a licensed guide''' as the flood arrives almost unnoticed and the channels that bring

strong defense

the season. But a strong defense, which only allowed 27 goals in 34 games, an unexpectedly even-balanced league and struggling opposition (for example, runners-up 1860 Munich (TSV 1860 München) were in 17th place after one third of the season before starting a comeback) eventually benefitted the team of coach Helmuth Johannsen. The German Timber-Frame Road connects towns with remarkable fachwerk. It crosses Germany with sections in Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Hesse

Lower Saxony

Furthermore there are ten urban districts: # Brunswick (Braunschweig (city)) # Delmenhorst # Emden # Göttingen ¹ # Hanover ² # Oldenburg # Osnabrück # Salzgitter # Wilhelmshaven # Wolfsburg ¹ ''following the "Göttingen Law" of January 1, 1964, the town of Göttingen is incorporated into the district (''Landkreis'') of Göttingen, but the rules on urban districts still apply, as long as no other rules exist.'' ² ''following the "Law on the region of Hanover", Hanover counts since November 1, 2001 as an urban district as long as no other rules apply.''

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