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Lower Saxony, Germany

Lower Saxony is one of 16 primary administrative regions in Germany with a population of approximately 7,928,815 people.

Facts and figures on Lower Saxony at a glance

Region name: Lower Saxony (Lower Saxony)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 7,928,815 people
Country: Germany
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Lower Saxony (Lower Saxony) is located in the regional capital Hannover (Hannover) with a population of 515,140 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Lower Saxony's regional capital Hannover to Germany's capital Berlin (Berlin) is approximately 251 km (156 mi).

Facts and figures about Lower Saxony
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Lower Saxony Lower Saxony7,928,815 peopleHannover Hannover515,140 people

Compare with other regions in Germany.

Map of Lower Saxony

Map of Lower Saxony

Information on Lower Saxony

Information on Lower Saxony
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Lower Saxony Lower SaxonyHannover Hannover47GermanyEurope

Time in Lower Saxony

Time in Lower Saxony
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 23 Mar 2023 - 10:15pmNoThu, 23 Mar 2023 - 10:15pmUTC +1.0Europe/Berlin

Geographic coordinates of Lower Saxony

Latitude & Longitude of Lower Saxony
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map52°49'60.0"N (52.8333300°)9°10'00.0"E (9.1666700°)

Subregions in Lower Saxony

There are 47 administrative subregions in Lower Saxony.
Subregions in Lower Saxony
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Kreisfreie Stadt Braunschweig Kreisfreie Stadt Braunschweig1.245,798Braunschweig Braunschweig244,715
Kreisfreie Stadt Delmenhorst Kreisfreie Stadt Delmenhorst2.73,588Delmenhorst Delmenhorst75,893
Kreisfreie Stadt Emden Kreisfreie Stadt Emden3.49,751Emden Emden51,526
Kreisfreie Stadt Oldenburg Kreisfreie Stadt Oldenburg4.158,658Oldenburg Oldenburg159,218
Kreisfreie Stadt Osnabruck Kreisfreie Stadt Osnabrück5.155,625Osnabrueck Osnabrück166,462
Kreisfreie Stadt Salzgitter Kreisfreie Stadt Salzgitter6.98,095--
Kreisfreie Stadt Wilhelmshaven Kreisfreie Stadt Wilhelmshaven7.76,545Wilhelmshaven Wilhelmshaven84,393
Kreisfreie Stadt Wolfsburg Kreisfreie Stadt Wolfsburg8.121,758Wolfsburg Wolfsburg123,064
Landkreis Ammerland Landkreis Ammerland9.118,489Westerstede Westerstede21,902
Landkreis Aurich Landkreis Aurich10.186,673Aurich Aurich40,319
Landkreis Celle Landkreis Celle11.175,706Celle Celle71,010
Landkreis Celle Landkreis Celle12.175,706Winsen Winsen12,838
Landkreis Cloppenburg Landkreis Cloppenburg13.160,033Cloppenburg Cloppenburg31,177
Landkreis Cuxhaven Landkreis Cuxhaven14.197,433Cuxhaven Cuxhaven52,677
Landkreis Diepholz Landkreis Diepholz15.209,671Diepholz Diepholz16,783
Landkreis Emsland Landkreis Emsland16.312,855Meppen Meppen34,198
Landkreis Friesland Landkreis Friesland17.97,327Jever Jever13,937
Landkreis Gifhorn Landkreis Gifhorn18.171,015Gifhorn Gifhorn43,000
Landkreis Goslar Landkreis Goslar19.138,655Goslar Goslar43,560
Landkreis Gottingen Landkreis Göttingen20.247,988Goettingen Göttingen122,149
Landkreis Grafschaft Bentheim Landkreis Grafschaft Bentheim21.133,652Nordhorn Nordhorn52,803
Landkreis Hameln-Pyrmont Landkreis Hameln-Pyrmont22.148,532Hameln Hameln58,666
Landkreis Harburg Landkreis Harburg23.240,548Winsen Winsen32,662
Landkreis Heidekreis Landkreis Heidekreis24.135,772Bad Fallingbostel Bad Fallingbostel13,473
Landkreis Helmstedt Landkreis Helmstedt25.90,391Helmstedt Helmstedt25,515
Landkreis Hildesheim Landkreis Hildesheim26.275,330Hildesheim Hildesheim103,052
Landkreis Holzminden Landkreis Holzminden27.72,459Holzminden Holzminden20,998
Landkreis Leer Landkreis Leer28.164,202Leer Leer33,886
Landkreis Luchow-Dannenberg Landkreis Lüchow-Dannenberg29.48,928Luechow Lüchow9,678
Landkreis Luneburg Landkreis Lüneburg30.175,640Lueneburg Lüneburg71,260
Landkreis Nienburg/Weser Landkreis Nienburg/Weser31.120,225Nienburg Nienburg32,629
Landkreis Northeim Landkreis Northeim32.135,418Northeim Northeim30,894
Landkreis Oldenburg Landkreis Oldenburg33.125,413Wildeshausen Wildeshausen18,114
Landkreis Osnabruck Landkreis Osnabrück34.350,444--
Landkreis Osterholz Landkreis Osterholz35.110,816Osterholz-Scharmbeck Osterholz-Scharmbeck31,405
Landkreis Osterode am Harz Landkreis Osterode am Harz36.75,245Osterode am Harz Osterode am Harz-
Landkreis Peine Landkreis Peine37.130,047Peine Peine49,953
Landkreis Schaumburg Landkreis Schaumburg38.156,039Stadthagen Stadthagen23,076
Landkreis Stade Landkreis Stade39.195,779Stade Stade45,634
Landkreis Uelzen Landkreis Uelzen40.92,801Uelzen Uelzen34,996
Landkreis Vechta Landkreis Vechta41.133,462Vechta Vechta29,729
Landkreis Verden Landkreis Verden42.132,129Verden Verden26,924
Landkreis Wesermarsch Landkreis Wesermarsch43.89,126Brake (Unterweser) Brake (Unterweser)16,150
Landkreis Wittmund Landkreis Wittmund44.56,362Wittmund Wittmund21,355
Landkreis Wolfenbuttel Landkreis Wolfenbüttel45.120,117Wolfenbuettel Wolfenbüttel54,740
Region Hannover Region Hannover46.1,112,675Hannover Hannover515,140
Rotenburg (Wumme) Rotenburg (Wümme)47.161,780Rotenburg Rotenburg22,139

External sources of information on Lower Saxony

Lower Saxony on Wikipedia