Hage

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Not to be confused with The Hague.
Hage
Coat of arms of Hage
Coat of arms
Hage   is located in Germany
Hage
Hage
Coordinates: 53°36′N 7°17′E / 53.600°N 7.283°E / 53.600; 7.283Coordinates: 53°36′N 7°17′E / 53.600°N 7.283°E / 53.600; 7.283
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Aurich
Municipal assoc. Hage
Government
 • Mayor Johannes Trännapp (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 16.62 km2 (6.42 sq mi)
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,045
 • Density 360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 26524
Dialling codes 0 49 31
Vehicle registration AUR
Website www.hage-nordsee.de

Hage (East Frisian: Haag) is a small East Frisian town in Lower Saxony, Germany. Located in the Aurich District close to the North Sea, approx. 5 km east of Norden, Hage has a population of 5,893 as of 31 December 2002. Hage is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Hage.

It is believed people from the area emigrated to Sundsvall in Sweden centuries ago and kept Hage as their surname. Descendants of that group eventually emigrated to Australia around 1900, to South Stradbroke Island near the Gold Coast in the state of Queensland. To this day the descendants from that group maintain a strong presence in southeast Queensland.

Another Large group of people with the surname "HAGE" abodes the north-eastern part of India who are of mongoloid race.They belong to ethnic Apatani group and abodes the valley of ziro, particularly in a village called "Hari" in the Lower Subansiri District in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, India with latitude of 28 degree north and longitude of 95 degree east.

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