Hanover-Facts
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    Walking time 

    Hanover has 4,622 km of streets and paths. If you wanted to walk them all, assuming you walked four kilometers an hour, eight hours a day, it would take you 144 days. And, when you need to get home there are 968 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Hanover.

    Brightness 

    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Hanover has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Hanover has more than 152,541 street lamps, which use 7.6 megawatts of electricity per hour. Over a number of years, that adds up to the amount of energy produced by a volcanic eruption.

    Local recreation 

    With a total area of 13.4 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 6.5% of Hanover’s total area, 204 square kilometers. That means each of Hanover’s 525,875 residents has an average of 25.4 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!

    Nightlife 

    When people in Hanover want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 1,112 cafés, restaurants, bars, ice-cream parlors, beer gardens, cinemas, nightclubs and theatres. If they were all lined up along a single street, it would need to be at least 7 km long.

    Tourism 

    More than 497 sights and monuments, and far more than 1,963 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Hanover. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Hanover offers more than 101 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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