11 Facts About Hannover


From 1714 to 1837 Hannover was by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, under their title of the dukes of Brunswick-Luneburg .

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Hannover 96 is the top local football team that currently plays in the 2.

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The Hannover Scorpions played in Hanover in Germany's top league until 2013 when they sold their license and moved to Langenhagen.

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One of Germany's most successful dragon boat teams, the All Sports Team Hannover, which has won since its foundation in year 2000 more than 100 medals on national and international competitions, is doing practising on the Maschsee in the heart of Hannover.

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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.

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City's central station, Hannover Hauptbahnhof, is a hub of the German high-speed ICE network.

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The Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Transporter factory at Hannover-Stocken is the biggest employer in the region and operates a large plant at the northern edge of town adjoining the Mittellandkanal and Motorway A2.

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Hannover was founded in 2003 and supports the start-up, growth and relocation of businesses in the Hannover Region.

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Institut fur Integrierte Produktion Hannover is a spin-off from Leibniz University Hannover in the field of production technology that promotes transfer of scientific knowledge to business.

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Leibniz University Hannover is the largest funded institution in Hanover for providing higher education to students from around the world.

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Schulbiologiezentrum Hannover maintains practical biology schools in four locations .

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