in Provincie West-Vlaanderen of Flanders, Belgium
- Dunkerque les Moeres Airport (6 mi)
- Ostend-Bruges International Airport (12 mi)
- Wevelgem Airport (29 mi)
- Merville-Calonne Airport (31 mi)
- Calais-Dunkerque Airport (32 mi)
- Lille-Lesquin Airport (40 mi)
- Valenciennes-Denain Airport (62 mi)
- Albert-Bray Airport (76 mi)
- Brussels Airport (80 mi)
- Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (124 mi)
- RAF Lakenheath (129 mi)
- Charles de Gaulle International Airport (142 mi)
- Paris-Orly Airport (163 mi)
- Historic Centre of Brugge (Unesco heritage, 26 mi)
- Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai (Unesco heritage, 45 mi)
- Fortifications of Vauban (Unesco heritage, 55 mi)
- Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin (Unesco heritage, 57 mi)
- Belfries of Belgium and France (Unesco heritage, 67 mi)
- Major Mining Sites of Wallonia (Unesco heritage, 68 mi)
- Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church (Unesco heritage, 70 mi)
- Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons) (Unesco heritage, 72 mi)
- The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainaut) (Unesco heritage, 76 mi)
- Amiens Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 83 mi)
- Westgolf Course (Golf course, 7 mi)
- Wellington Golf Course (Golf course, 14 mi)
- Ieper Open Golf (Golf course, 17 mi)
- Golf & Country Club De Palingbeek (Golf course, 18 mi)
- Royal Ostend Golf Club (Golf course, 21 mi)
- Plopsaland De Panne (amusement park, (3 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 51.073 and 2.668 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 51° 4' 23" and E 2° 40' 4"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Dutch, French, German
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 04:03 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Europe/Brussels
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:46 am and 7:05 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Veurne in Provincie West-Vlaanderen (Flanders) with it's 11,983 citizens is a place in Belgium about 75 mi (or 120 km) west of Brussels, the country's capital city.
Current time in Veurne is now 04:03 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Europe / Brussels with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 13 airports near Veurne, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Dunkerque les Moeres Airport in France in a distance of 6 mi (or 9 km). The closest airport in Belgium is Ostend-Bruges International Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 9 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Belgium is Historic Centre of Brugge in a distance of 26 mi (or 42 km), East. Also, if you like playing golf, there are a few options in driving distance. We encountered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Diksmuide, Dunkerque, Ostend, Ieper and Saint-Yvon. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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Arrival NH90 (NFH) 'RN-02' - 09 may 2014 Koksijde AB
Arrival of the first NH90 (NFH) at 40 Sqn SAR (Belgian Air Force) in Koksijde AB on 09 may 2014. NH90 (NFH) 'RN-02' was escorted by SK Mk 48 'RS02' on it's way home.
Scramble rolling take-off Seaking Mk.48 Airbase Koksijde
Rolling take-off for scramble Seaking Mk.48 at Airbase Koksijde on october 17th 2009.
29 JAN 2012 BELGIUM KOKSIJDE WERELDKAMPIOENSCHAP CYCLO-CROSS - WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - SLIDESHOW
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The Royal Saudi Hawks 4 Plane crossing at Koksijde Air Show
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Apache AH64D + F16 Dutch Demo Team Looping + Flares Full HD Koksijde Air Show 2011
Apache AH64D + F16 Dutch Demo Team + Flares.
PZL W-3A Sokol SAR Helicopter Solo Display at Koksijde Air Show 2011
PZL W-3A Sokol SAR Helicopter Solo Display at Koksijde Air Show 2011.
RAF Red Arrows extreme 4 Plane crossing very close at Koksijde Air Show 2011 Belgium Full HD
Red Arrows extreme 4 Plane crossing very close at Koksijde Air Show 2011 Belgium.
The Royal Saudi Hawks at Koksijde Air Show 2011
The Royal Saudi Hawks at Koksijde Air Show 2011,this was the first show in europe.They fly the Northrop F-5.
Koksijde Airshow 07-07-2011 Saudi Hawks; A Beautiful Show
[HD]Video: A beautiful show of the Saudi Hawks in a beautiful sky . First show-tour in Europe at "Koksijde Airbase".
A Night Time Ride Through Veurne/Furnes in Belgium
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Battle of Nieuwpoort
The Battle of Nieuwpoort, between a Dutch army under Maurice of Nassau and Francis Vere and a Spanish army under Albert of Austria, took place on 2 July 1600 near the present-day Belgian city Nieuwpoort.
The Yser is a river that originates in French Flanders (the north of France), enters the Belgian province of West Flanders and flows into the North Sea at the town of Nieuwpoort. The source of the Yser is in Buysscheure (Buisscheure), in the Nord département of northern France. It flows though Bollezeele (Bollezele), Esquelbecq (Ekelsbeke), Bambecque (Bambeke) and approximately 30 of its 78 kilometers run through France before it enters Belgium.
Westende is a town in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium, and in the Flemish province of West-Flanders. It lies on the Belgian coast, also called Flemish coast. It used to be the far west of the island Testerep which lay along the Belgian coast.
Lampernisse is a town in Diksmuide, a part of Belgium. See also: West Flanders
Nieuwkapelle is a town in Diksmuide, a part of Belgium. See also: West Flanders
Oostkerke is a town in Diksmuide, West Flanders, Belgium. Its name translates from the Dutch as east church.
Oudekapelle is small village in the Belgian province of West-Flanders and a part of the municipality of Diksmuide. Oudekapelle is a small village with only about ten houses around the church and farms on its territory. It has about 150 inhabitants. Oudekapelle was an independent municipality until 1971, when it became a part of a newly formed municipality of Driekapellen, together with Nieuwkapelle en Sint-Jacobskapelle. In 1977, Driekapellen itself became a part of Diksmuide.
Stuivekenskerke is a town in Diksmuide, a part of Belgium. See also: West Flanders
Pervijze is a small rural village in the Belgian province of West-Flanders, and a part of the municipality of Diksmuide. Pervijze has an area of 12.23 km² and almost 900 inhabitants Before the municipal mergers in 1971, Pervijze was an independent municipality. In 1971, Lampernisse, Oostkerke and Stuivekenskerke were added to the municipality. In 1977 Pervijze became a part of Diksmuide. Pervijze was destroyed during world war I. Pervijze was situated near the Yser Front.
Pollinkhove is a village in Lo-Reninge, in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The Lovaart canal separates the village centre from the small city of Lo. The River IJzer forms the south boundary. The church and parish are named after Saint Bartholomew. The gothic Saint Bartholowew's church has a 63 metre high tower dating from the 16th century.
Ramskapelle is a village in Knokke-Heist, a town in Belgium. Ramskapelle is also a village in Nieuwpoort, a town in Belgium. See also: West Flanders
Oostduinkerke is a popular seaside resort in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The name Oostduinkerke translates as 'East Dunkirk'. The town originally shared its name with the French city of Dunkirk; therefore, in the 13th century, 'Oost-' was added to its name to avoid confusion with its French counterpart. Oostduinkerke is part of Koksijde, which also includes St-Idesbald and Wulpen. Oostduinkerke lies amidst a dune area (approximately 2.4 km²), which is now a protected nature reserve.
Adinkerke a small town in western Belgium close to the French border. It is a conurbation with the coastal town of De Panne which in turn is part of the west Belgian coastal conurbation. Adinkerke railway station is also the Western terminus of the Belgian coast tram line to De Panne; Nieuwpoort, Ostend and beyond. Near the city is Plopsaland. The 'kerke' suffix is common in west Flanders as an area surrounding a church. The closest French town is Ghyvelde and Bray dunes.
Izenberge is a small Flemish village in the Belgian province of "West-Vlaanderen". Since a fusion in the seventies it belongs now to the larger agglomeration of Alveringem. It's the home of the open air museum Bachten De Kupe and a local museum of strange curiosities. It has also, besides a picturesque Romanesque church, a very beautiful baroque chapel, which is still a place of pilgrimage. Events: in August there is the annual funfair with a flea market (15 August).
Plopsaland De Panne
Plopsaland De Panne is a theme park located near the town of De Panne on the Belgian coast. The park opened on 20 April 2000. Before that date (from 1936 to 1999) the park, created by a honey company, was called Meli-Park and had a bee theme.
Old Town Hall, Lo
The Old Town Hall of Lo is a historic landmark in the municipality of Lo-Reninge, in the Belgian province of West Flanders. Formerly the seat of the municipal government, the building is now a hotel and restaurant. The hall was built in 1565-1566 in Renaissance style by Joos Staesin from Ypres, in replacement of an older, dilapidated town hall. At the corner of the building is a belfry tower, supported in the front by two Tuscan columns.
HMS Basilisk (H11)
HMS Basilisk was a B-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy around 1930. Initially assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet, she was transferred to the Home Fleet in 1936. The ship escorted convoys and conducted anti-submarine patrols early in World War II before participating in the Norwegian Campaign. Basilisk was sunk by German aircraft during the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940.
De Moeren (Dutch) or Les Moëres (French) are a marshy region in the Westhoek, politically divided between the French-Belgian border. At one time the area was inhabited by the Gallic people known as the Morini; they are believed to have lent their name to the territory.
Saint-Idesbald is a hamlet, part of Koksijde, which also includes Oostduinkerke. Its name refers to Idesbald, a 12th century abbot of the Abbey of Ten Duinen. In 1931, George Grard set up his studio at Saint-Idesbald, where his house became a rendezvous of artists including Pierre Caille, the Haesaerts brothers, Edgard Tytgat and Paul Delvaux. In 1982 the Paul Delvaux Museum opened in Saint-Idesbald.
Lombardsijde, also Lombartzyde, is a region in the Belgian commune of Middelkerke in West Flanders province, in northwestern Belgium near Nieuwpoort. Fighting occurred in and around Lombardsijde during World War I.
Caesarsboom is a very old tree whose precise age is unknown but is believed to be over 2000 years in age. The ancient tree grows in Lo, a town in Lo-Reninge, a municipality of the West Flanders region of Belgium. Its species is Taxus baccata, common name European Yew. The tree is designated a national monument of Belgium.
Dunkerque – Les Moëres Airport
Dunkerque - Les Moëres Airport is an aerodrome in Les Moëres, 12 kilometres east of Dunkerque, Nord, France.
Beauvoorde Castle is a castle in Beauvoorde in Wulveringem in the municipality of Veurne, West Flanders, Belgium.
The Nieuport Memorial is a First World War memorial, located in the Belgian port city of Nieuwpoort, which is at the mouth of the River Yser. The memorial lists 547 names of British officers and men with no known grave who were killed in the Siege of Antwerp in 1914 or in the defence of this part of the Western Front from June to November 1917. Those that fought in 1914 were members of the Royal Naval Division.
Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery
Founded in 1917, the Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery is located two kilometers east of the city of Nieuwpoort in the province of West Flanders, Belgium. It is on the N367 (Brugse Steenweg), the road which leads from Nieuwpoort to the village of Sint-Joris, near the intersection with Ramscappelle Road (Ramskapellestraat).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Furnes, Veurne, Вьорне, ورن, Furna, Veurn, 弗尔内