What is a Niedersachsen?
The word Niedersachsen was first used before 1300 in a Dutch rhyming chronicle ( Reimchronik ). From the 14th century it referred to the Duchy of Saxe-Lauenburg (as opposed to Saxe-Wittenberg ). On the creation of the imperial circles in 1500, a Lower Saxon Circle was distinguished from a Lower Rhenish–Westphalian Circle.
What is the capital of the state of Niedersachsen?
Niedersachsen, Lower-Saxony: State Profile: Flag of the State of Niedersachsen : Official Name: Niedersachsen en: Lower-Saxony Abbreviation: NI Time zone: Central European Time (CET); Central European Summer Time (CEST) (UTC+1/+2) Capital City: Hannover (pop. 500.000)
What are some fun facts about Lower Saxony?
Fun Facts! – Niedersachsen Im not sure facts can be fun but here they are, being fun! Lower Saxony is known for its natural beauty. State of cows and cars! It’s rich in horses! (Why do you think there’s a horse on it’s crest?) Carmaker Volkswagen is headquartered in the city of Wolfsburg. (A city in Lower Saxony)
When was Lower-Saxony founded?
The state of Lower-Saxony was founded in 1946 by the British military administration, who merged the former states of Brunswick, Oldenburg, and Schaumburg-Lippe with the former Prussian province of Hanover. State archive of Lower-Saxony (in German).
What are the dioceses of Osnabrück and Münster?
It is organised in the three dioceses of Osnabrück (western part of the state), Münster (comprising the former Free State of Oldenburg) and Hildesheim (northern and eastern part of the state).
What is Osnabrück?
Osnabrück , founded in 1973. The nature park ranges from the bank of the Elbe river between Bleckede and Schnackenburg and the southern off-shored end moraine Drawehn.