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Blankenberge

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Blankenberge is a town and a municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the town of Blankenberge proper and the settlement of Uitkerke.On 1 December 2014, Blankenberge had a total population of 19,897. The total area of the municipality is 17.41 km², giving a population density of 1,142 inhabitants per km².Like most other Flemish coastal towns, a main characteristic of this one is that it is a national and to a certain extent international seaside resort.Apart from the sandy beach, there's a structure unique along the Belgian coast: a 350-m long pier, constructed in 1933.Famous events Carnival Parade Two Day Marching event, every first weekend of May Klankenberge Flower Parade (Bloemencorso), every last Sunday of AugustFamous inhabitants Wing Commander Roy George Claringbould Arnold MiD RAF 29198 is buried in the CWG Cemetery Row A Grave 18. On 9 June 1941 Arnold saved the lives of his five-man Wellington crew from IX Squadron (including Flt Lt Dominic Bruce OBE MC AFM KSG MA the 'Medium Sized Man' of Colditz fame) by calmly staying at the controls of the burning plane to hold it steady while they baled out, in the certain knowledge that he would die doing so. Pieter Aspe, Belgian writer. Adolf Eugen Fick, physician and physiologist, died in Blankenberge in 1901. Frans Masereel, Flemish painter and woodcutter born here in 1889. Leo Van Paemel, artist born (and later buried) in Blankenberge., Belgian contemporary painter. Brian Vandenbussche, Belgian goalkeeper.
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