Hannover, Germany

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In 1866 the independent Kingdom of Hannover was taken over by Prussia and became a Prussian province.

This province was divided into six regions:

1. Aurich

2. Hannover

3. Hildesheim

4. Lüneburg

5. Osnabrück 

6. Stade

A 1905 map showing the regions is found here.

The capital city was Hannover.

Please note that the spelling is different in English from German.  In English, 'Hannover' is spelled with one <n>; in German with two.