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Coat of arms of Tespe
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Tespe   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 53°24′N 10°25′E / 53.400°N 10.417°E / 53.400; 10.417Coordinates: 53°24′N 10°25′E / 53.400°N 10.417°E / 53.400; 10.417
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Harburg
Municipal assoc. Elbmarsch
 • Mayor Jörg Werner (SPD)
 • Total 24.87 km2 (9.60 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,318
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 21395
Dialling codes 04176, 04133
Vehicle registration WL
Website gemeinde-tespe.de

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.

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.