Lower Saxony falls climatically into the north temperate zone of central Europe that is affected by prevailing Westerlies and is located in a transition zone between the maritime climate of Western Europe and the continental climate of Eastern Europe. This transition is clearly noticeable within the state: whilst the northwest experiences an Atlantic (North Sea coastal) to Sub-Atlantic climate, with comparatively low variations in temperature during the course of the year and a ...
Niedersachsen [ ˈniːdɐzaksn̩ ] ( niederdeutsch Neddersassen, saterfriesisch Läichsaksen,  Landescode NI, Abkürzung Nds.) ist ein Land im mittleren Nordwesten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Es entstand nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg durch die Vereinigung des Landes Hannover mit den Freistaaten Braunschweig, Oldenburg und Schaumburg-Lippe. 
List of cities in Lower Saxony by population. The following list sorts all cities and communes in the German state of Lower Saxony with a population of more than 25,000.  As of December 31, 2017, 63 cities fulfill this criterion and are listed here.
The Lower Saxon Landtag or the Parliament of Lower Saxony is the state diet of the German state of Lower Saxony. It convenes in Hanover and currently consists of 146 members, consisting of four parties. Since 2022 the majority is a coalition of the Social Democratic Party and the Greens, supporting the cabinet of Minister-President Stephan Weil.