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Aalst (Dutch pronunciation: [aːlst]; French: Alost, Brabantian: Oilsjt) is a city and municipality on the Dender River, 31 kilometres (19 mi) northwest from Brussels. It is located in the Flemish province of East Flanders in the Denderstreek. The municipality comprises the city of Aalst itself and the villages of Baardegem, Erembodegem, Gijzegem, Herdersem, Hofstade, Meldert, Moorsel and Nieuwerkerken. Aalst is crossed by the Molenbeek-Ter Erpenbeek in Aalst and Hofstade. The current mayor of Aalst is Christoph D'Haese, from the New-Flemish Alliance party. The town has a long-standing (folkloric) feud with Dendermonde (situated north along the same river), which dates back from the Middle Ages.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Aalst, which is a city in Belgium. Aalst is located at a short trip away from Antwerp a major city in Belgium. Antwerp, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. A vacation to Aalst can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Aalst*

  • Aalst: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Aalst for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Aalst.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.33 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Aalst - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 77.08 (High)
    • Climate Index 87.66 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 91.67 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Aalst

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Aalst

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.34 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 105.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 99.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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