Hanover is the capital of the German State of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), located at the heart of the country, it’s history, medical school, industries and international airport make it one of Germany’s most important cities today. Having been almost completely demolished during World War 2, Hanover has flourished in recent years to become a beautiful modern city that still retains much of its old town charm.
Each year, Hanover plays host to one of world’s leading technology trade fairs, the ‘Hannover Messe’, which exhibits the latest developments in a range of different industries. * Hanover is a former seat of the British Royal Family - right up until Queen Victoria’s death in 1901. * Hanover’s Oktoberfest celebrations are the 2nd largest in the world, after Munich.