Knokke (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈknɔkə]) is a town in the municipality of Knokke-Heist, which is located in the province of West Flanders in Flanders, Belgium. The town itself has 15,653 inhabitants (2003), while the municipality of Knokke-Heist has 33,818 inhabitants (2009). Knokke is the most north-eastern seaside resort on the Belgian coast. It lies adjacent to the Dutch border; separated from the Dutch territory by the Zwin nature reserve. Knokke came into existence as a result of the construction of dikes that were to protect the area around the 'Zwin' sea-arm.

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  • Knokke (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈknɔkə]) is a town in the municipality of Knokke-Heist, which is located in the province of West Flanders in Flanders, Belgium. The town itself has 15,653 inhabitants (2003), while the municipality of Knokke-Heist has 33,818 inhabitants (2009). Knokke is the most north-eastern seaside resort on the Belgian coast. It lies adjacent to the Dutch border; separated from the Dutch territory by the Zwin nature reserve. Knokke came into existence as a result of the construction of dikes that were to protect the area around the 'Zwin' sea-arm. Originally a vacation haven for the city folk of Brussels in the early 19th century, artists such as James Ensor, Alfred Verwee and others started to frequent the small hamlet to paint its beautiful vistas. The artists rented a small miller's cottage and founded the Cercle des Artistes in 1880. It gradually became a resort town with upscale clientele, restaurants and shops. St. George's Anglican Church serves the English-speaking community. Nowadays Knokke is well known for its beaches and for the dike system to which it owes its origins. The largest of Belgium's ten casinos, Knokke Casino, is located on a seaside promenade and is open 20 hours a day. The town lies at the northern end of the Belgian Coast Tram line and is also served by NMBS trains at Knokke railway station. The N34 connects Knokke to De Panne. (en)
  • Knokke-Heist es un municipio de Flandes Occidental y uno de los balnearios más famosos de Bélgica. Se sitúa a la par de la frontera con los Países Bajos y cuenta con casí 34.000 habitantes. Fue habitado desde el siglo XIII. Koudekerke, llamado después Heist y Knokke fueron ocupados principalmente por pescadores mientras los habitantes de Westkapelle y Ramskapelle eran agricultores. Hay 12 kilómetros de playa y cinco principales balnearios. Het Zwin es una reserva natural de 150 hectáreas. Para la reproducción de aves. (es)
  • Knokke est une section de la commune belge de Knokke-Heist, située en Région flamande dans la province de Flandre-Occidentale. Knokke est un lieu de villégiature très renommé et très prisé par la jet set du nord de l'Europe. La gare ferroviaire terminus pour les trains circulant en direction de Bruges est située sur le territoire de la commune, ainsi que celui du Kusttram, la ligne de trams (De Lijn) vers Ostende et Adinkerke-De Panne. (fr)
  • Knokke is een Belgische badplaats en een deelgemeente van Knokke-Heist. Knokke telt ruim 15.000 inwoners, bijna de helft van de bevolking in de hele gemeente. Knokke ligt tegen het Zwin, een natuurgebied op de grens van België en Nederland. De badplaats staat bekend als exclusief vanwege de ligging aan zee, de prachtige villa's en appartementen bij zee en het casino. Vanwege de vele (mode)winkels, kunstgalerijen en restaurants wordt Knokke ook wel 'Petit Paris' genoemd. (nl)
  • Knokke é uma das povoações do município belga de Knokke-Heist, província de Flandres Ocidental. A vila de Knokke propriamente dita tinha 15.653 habitantes em 2003. Knokke é a praia mais a norte na costa flamenga. Está perto da fronteira com os Países Baixos, estando separada deste último país pela reserva natural de Het Zwin. Knokke é famosa pelas suas praias e pelos seus diques que foram construídos para proteger a área do mar de Zwin. A cidade começou a ser fequentada por diversos pintores que pintaram vistas da vila. Entre esses pintores há a destacar James Ensor, Alfred Verwee e outros. Estes artistas fundaram em Knokke o Cercle des Artistes (Círculo dos Artistas) em 1880. Knokke tornou-se famosa, surgindo diversos restaurantes e lojas. Knokke tem um dos dez casinos da Bélgica. Nas paredes deste casino pode-se encontrar quadros de Keith Haring, René Magritte e Paul Delvaux. (pt)
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  • Knokke-Heist es un municipio de Flandes Occidental y uno de los balnearios más famosos de Bélgica. Se sitúa a la par de la frontera con los Países Bajos y cuenta con casí 34.000 habitantes. Fue habitado desde el siglo XIII. Koudekerke, llamado después Heist y Knokke fueron ocupados principalmente por pescadores mientras los habitantes de Westkapelle y Ramskapelle eran agricultores. Hay 12 kilómetros de playa y cinco principales balnearios. Het Zwin es una reserva natural de 150 hectáreas. Para la reproducción de aves. (es)
  • Knokke est une section de la commune belge de Knokke-Heist, située en Région flamande dans la province de Flandre-Occidentale. Knokke est un lieu de villégiature très renommé et très prisé par la jet set du nord de l'Europe. La gare ferroviaire terminus pour les trains circulant en direction de Bruges est située sur le territoire de la commune, ainsi que celui du Kusttram, la ligne de trams (De Lijn) vers Ostende et Adinkerke-De Panne. (fr)
  • Knokke is een Belgische badplaats en een deelgemeente van Knokke-Heist. Knokke telt ruim 15.000 inwoners, bijna de helft van de bevolking in de hele gemeente. Knokke ligt tegen het Zwin, een natuurgebied op de grens van België en Nederland. De badplaats staat bekend als exclusief vanwege de ligging aan zee, de prachtige villa's en appartementen bij zee en het casino. Vanwege de vele (mode)winkels, kunstgalerijen en restaurants wordt Knokke ook wel 'Petit Paris' genoemd. (nl)
  • Knokke (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈknɔkə]) is a town in the municipality of Knokke-Heist, which is located in the province of West Flanders in Flanders, Belgium. The town itself has 15,653 inhabitants (2003), while the municipality of Knokke-Heist has 33,818 inhabitants (2009). Knokke is the most north-eastern seaside resort on the Belgian coast. It lies adjacent to the Dutch border; separated from the Dutch territory by the Zwin nature reserve. Knokke came into existence as a result of the construction of dikes that were to protect the area around the 'Zwin' sea-arm. (en)
  • Knokke é uma das povoações do município belga de Knokke-Heist, província de Flandres Ocidental. A vila de Knokke propriamente dita tinha 15.653 habitantes em 2003. Knokke é a praia mais a norte na costa flamenga. Está perto da fronteira com os Países Baixos, estando separada deste último país pela reserva natural de Het Zwin. Knokke tem um dos dez casinos da Bélgica. Nas paredes deste casino pode-se encontrar quadros de Keith Haring, René Magritte e Paul Delvaux. (pt)
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