The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district of De Kaag (light green) in the municipality of Alkemade.
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De Kaag is also part of an area called the Duin- en Bollenstreek ("Dune and Bulb Region").
The town is conventionally referred to as "De Kaag", but the name reported on both English and Dutch maps is just "Kaag".
In 2001, the village of De Kaag had 328 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.09 square kilometres (22 acres), and contained 138 residences. The larger statistical district "De Kaag" has a population of around 440.
The village is first mentioned in 1308, called "Kaghe", meaning "lands outside the dike". Until the end of the 16th century De Kaag was the largest settlement in the Alkemade area.
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