Calslagen

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Calslagen
Buurtschap (hamlet)
Location of Calslagen
The hamlet (dark red) and the statistical district (light green) of Calslagen in the municipality of Aalsmeer.
The hamlet (dark red) and the statistical district (light green) of Calslagen in the municipality of Aalsmeer.
Coordinates: 52°14′00″N 4°43′51″E / 52.23333°N 4.73083°E / 52.23333; 4.73083Coordinates: 52°14′00″N 4°43′51″E / 52.23333°N 4.73083°E / 52.23333; 4.73083
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Municipality Aalsmeer

Calslagen (52°14′N 4°44′E / 52.233°N 4.733°E / 52.233; 4.733) is a hamlet in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Aalsmeer, and lies about 9 km south of Hoofddorp.

Until 1854, Calslagen (then spelled "Kalslagen") was a separate municipality, under the name of Kalslagen en Bilderdam.[1]

The statistical area "Calslagen", which covers the hamlet and a large part of the lake area Westeinderplassen, has a population of around 550.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 Archived 2006-07-24 on WebCite. As of 1 January 2005.