Kaag en Braassem

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Kaag en Braassem
Municipality
Island of Kaag
Island of Kaag
Flag of Kaag en Braassem
Flag
Coat of arms of Kaag en Braassem
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Kaag en Braassem in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 52°12′N 4°38′E / 52.200°N 4.633°E / 52.200; 4.633Coordinates: 52°12′N 4°38′E / 52.200°N 4.633°E / 52.200; 4.633
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Established 1 January 2009[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Marina van der Velde-Menting (VVD)
Area[3]
 • Total 72.24 km2 (27.89 sq mi)
 • Land 63.39 km2 (24.48 sq mi)
 • Water 8.85 km2 (3.42 sq mi)
Elevation[4] −1 m (−3 ft)
Population (August 2017)[5]
 • Total 26,593
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode 2355, 2370–2377, 2450–2451, 2465, 2480–2481
Area code 0172, 071
Website www.kaagenbraassem.nl

Kaag en Braassem is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. It was formed on 1 January 2009, through the merger of Alkemade and Jacobswoude.

Kaag en Braassem consists of 10 towns: Hoogmade, Kaag, Leimuiden, Nieuwe Wetering, Oud-Ade, Oude Wetering, Rijnsaterwoude, Rijpwetering, Roelofarendsveen, and Woubrugge. In addition, there are 5 hamlets: Bilderdam, Heimansbuurt, Ofwegen, Vriezekoop en Zevenhuizen.

Topography

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Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Kaag en Braassem, June 2015

References

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2009" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2009]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 31 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Collegeleden" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Kaag en Braassem. Retrieved 31 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 2371AS". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 31 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.

External links

  • Official website
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