- See also De Haan for other uses.
() is a municipality
located in the Belgian
province of West Flanders
. The municipality comprises the villages of De Haan proper, Klemskerke
. On January 1, 2006 De Haan had a total population of 11,925. The total area is 42.17 km² which gives a population density
of 283 inhabitants per km².
The coastal village of De Haan proper has maintained a low skyline
so its many buildings in Belle Époque
style are still prominently visible.
The town has a 18-hole golf course situated in its dunes, founded by King Leopold II
in 1903. Today, it is the only links
course in the country.
Its most famous resident was Albert Einstein
, who lived in the villa "Savoyarde" for six months in 1933 after leaving Nazi Germany
<gallery>Image:De Haan - Tram station.jpg|Tram stop
Image:De Haan Duenen.JPG|Dunes
between De Haan and WenduineImage:Street_scene_in_De_Haan,_Belgium.jpg|Street in the Concessie
club Volley De Haan
plays at the highest level of the Belgian league pyramid.
De Haan has stations on The Coast Tram
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