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Cuxhaven

town in Lower Saxony, Germany

Cuxhaven is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany. About 55,000 people live there. It is on the shore of the North Sea at the mouth of the Elbe River. Cuxhaven is the capital of the Cuxhaven district. It is a popular vacation spot on the North Sea.

Cuxhaven
Kugelbake, symbol of Cuxhaven
Kugelbake, symbol of Cuxhaven
Coat of arms of Cuxhaven
Coat of arms
Location of Cuxhaven within Cuxhaven district
Cuxhaven in CUX.svg
Cuxhaven is located in Germany
Cuxhaven
Cuxhaven
Cuxhaven is located in Lower Saxony
Cuxhaven
Cuxhaven
Coordinates: 53°51′40″N 08°41′40″E / 53.86111°N 8.69444°E / 53.86111; 8.69444Coordinates: 53°51′40″N 08°41′40″E / 53.86111°N 8.69444°E / 53.86111; 8.69444
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictCuxhaven
Government
 • MayorUlrich Getsch (independent)
Area
 • Total161.92 km2 (62.52 sq mi)
Elevation
2 m (7 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[2]
 • Total48,264
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
27472, 27474, 27476, 27478
Dialling codes04721-04724
Vehicle registrationCUX
Websitewww.cuxhaven.de

In 1896, when the town was an exclave of Hamburg, the railway line from Bremerhaven Hauptbahnhof was built.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen, 102 Bevölkerung - Basis Zensus 2011, Stand 31. Dezember 2015 (Tabelle K1020014)

Other websitesEdit

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