Place:Knesselare, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium

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NameKnesselare
Alt namesKnassalaresource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates51.133°N 3.417°E
Located inOost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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Knesselare is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Knesselare proper and . On January 1, 2006 Knesselare had a total population of 7,885. The total area is 37.27 km² which gives a population density of 212 inhabitants per km².

The municipality's name is derived from the Germanic words "klisse" (herb) and "laar", (a soggy brushwood terrain).

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