- a state in NW Germany. 18,294 sq. mi. (47,380 sq. km). Capital: Hanover.
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- a state of N Germany, on the North Sea and including the E Frisian Islands: a leading European producer of petroleum. Capital: Hanover. Pop: 7 993 000 (2003 est). Area: 47 408 sq km (18 489 sq miles)German name: Niedersachsen