Marschacht is a municipality in the district of Harburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It completes the Samtgemeinde Elbmarsch with Tespe and Drage. Marschacht is only a few kilometres far away from Geesthacht. 1216: First documentary mention of the settlement as Hachede, then a part of Saxony. A change in the course of the Elbe cuts the settlement into two: Geesthacht (in Schleswig-Holstein) and Marschacht .

Marschacht
Coat of arms of Marschacht
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Location of Marschacht within Harburg district
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Marschacht is located in Germany
Marschacht
Marschacht
Marschacht is located in Lower Saxony
Marschacht
Marschacht
Coordinates: 53°25′01″N 10°22′07″E / 53.41694°N 10.36861°E / 53.41694; 10.36861Coordinates: 53°25′01″N 10°22′07″E / 53.41694°N 10.36861°E / 53.41694; 10.36861
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictHarburg
Municipal assoc.Elbmarsch
Subdivisions5
Government
 • MayorClaus Eckermann (SPD)
Area
 • Total26.12 km2 (10.08 sq mi)
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,933
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
21436
Dialling codes04176
Vehicle registrationWL

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