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Locality of Cuxhaven
Döse  is located in Germany
Döse in Cuxhaven
Döös in de Gemeen Cuxhoben.svg
Coordinates: 53°52′58″N 08°40′22″E / 53.88278°N 8.67278°E / 53.88278; 8.67278Coordinates: 53°52′58″N 08°40′22″E / 53.88278°N 8.67278°E / 53.88278; 8.67278
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Cuxhaven
Town Cuxhaven
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 12,773
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27476
Dialling codes 04721
Website www.cuxhaven.de

Döse (Low German: Döös) the northernmost town in Lower Saxony, Germany at the point where the River Elbe flows into the North Sea. It is a borough of the city Cuxhaven and a popular seaside resort. Döse is located west of Grimmershörn in the borough of Cuxhaven and is one of the tourist centres of the region of Cuxland.


Until 1937 Döse, like Cuxhaven, was part of the Land of Hamburg.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1826[1] 510 —    
1847[2] 539 +5.7%
1905 2,230 +313.7%
2006 12,773 +472.8%



  1. ^ Neue allgemeine geographische und statistische Ephemeriden, Band 19. 1826, p. 368
  2. ^ Franz Heinrich Neddermeyer: Zur Statistik und Topographie der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg und deren Gebietes. 1847, p. 190