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Kaag en Braassem

Kaag en Braassem
Island of Kaag
Island of Kaag
Flag of Kaag en Braassem
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
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Established 1 January 2009[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Marina van der Velde-Menting (VVD)
 • 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 (May 2014)[5]
 • Total 25,751
 • Density 406/km2 (1,050/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 2355, 2370–2377, 2450–2451, 2465, 2480–2481
Area code 0172, 071
Website .nl.kaagenbraassemwww

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.


  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2009" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2009]. (in Dutch).  
  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).  
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 2371AS". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch).  

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