Marschacht

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Marschacht
Coat of arms of Marschacht
Coat of arms
Marschacht   is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Harburg
Municipal assoc. Elbmarsch
Government
 • Mayor Claus Eckermann (SPD)
Area
 • Total 26.12 km2 (10.08 sq mi)
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,859
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 21436
Dialling codes 04176
Vehicle registration WL

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 .

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