Lower Saxony

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Lower Saxony is a Region located at 52° 29' 24" N, 9° 44' 24" E. It is located in Germany.

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Entities located in Lower Saxony

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Lower Saxony (German: Niedersachsen) is one of the 16 states of Germany.

Its population is 7,774,253, so nearly 8 million, and its capital is Hanover.

Lower Saxony borders on (from north and clockwise) the North Sea, the states of Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Hesse and North Rhine-Westphalia, and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In total, Lower Saxony borders more neighboring states than any other federal state.

The state of Bremen State forms two enclaves within Lower Saxony, one being the city of Bremen, the other its seaport city of Bremerhaven.

The state's principal cities include Hanover, Braunschweig, Lüneburg, Osnabrück, Oldenburg, and Göttingen.

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