Tespe

Tespe is a municipality in the district of Harburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. Situated on the left bank of the river Elbe, it abuts on the district of Lüneburg at the south and the west. Tespe is 5 km southeast of Geesthacht and about 30 kilometres southeast of Hamburg.

Tespe

Coat of arms
Location of Tespe within Harburg district
Tespe
Tespe
Coordinates: 53°24′N 10°25′E
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHarburg
Municipal assoc.Elbmarsch
Subdivisions3 Ortsteile
Government
  MayorJörg Werner (SPD)
Area
  Total24.87 km2 (9.60 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total4,573
  Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
21395
Dialling codes04176, 04133
Vehicle registrationWL
Websitegemeinde-tespe.de

The municipalities Tespe, Marschacht and Drage together form the Samtgemeinde Elbmarsch. On the opposite bank of the Elbe lies the Krümmel Nuclear Power Plant. The beautiful landscape of Tespe is attracting many visitors every year.

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