Trains in Lower Saxony: timetables, prices and tickets


Lower Saxony

Saw the second largest country in terms of area Germany , Lower Saxony . With around 7.8 million inhabitants , which are also called Lower Saxony, it borders on the North Sea , Bremen, Schleswig -Holstein, Hamburg , Brandenburg , Mecklenburg- Western Pomerania, Saxony -Anhalt , Hesse , Thuringia and North Rhine -Westphalia. The largest portion of Lower Saxony is part of the North German Plain . The area is rich in natural lakes and bathing water. The state capital is Hanover with more than 510,000 inhabitants. About 80 % of Lower Saxony are agricultural land and forests , which are numerous nature reserves and national parks reported . Agriculture and livestock ( in the marshy areas of the coast) are for the economy of great importance. In many parts of the country potatoes , asparagus, corn and cabbage are grown. The economic focus , however, lies more in the area of Hanover. The distance of Lower Saxony are still to be improved in the coming years , especially in the underdeveloped regions of Lower Saxony such as the Lüneburg Heath , the Emsland and the Middle Weser region. Among the most important companies in the Lower Saxon country include, among others , Volkswagen AG , TUI AG, Continental AG, Salzgitter AG, Talanx insurance group and the North German Landesbank. Lower Saxony is the way Germany’s leader in terms of the degradation and recycling of raw materials. The port industry is very important for the country. Important port locations are , for example, the Port of Emden , Oldenburg and Wilhelmshaven . Tourism in Lower Saxony is another important sector for the economy. Especially the North Sea coast is a popular holiday destination not only for the Germans. The Lüneburg Heath , the East Frisian Islands , the GEO region , the resin and Ostfriesland are on the list of the most visited places in Lower Saxony.



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