Alcala De Henares Tourism

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Alcalá de Henares (Spanish pronunciation: [alkaˈla ðe eˈnaɾes]), meaning Citadel on the river Henares, is a Spanish city whose historical centre is one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. The city stands out for its rich archaeology and was one of the first bishoprics founded in Spain. Located in the Autonomous Community of Madrid, 35 kilometres (22 miles) northeast of the city of Madrid, at an altitude of 588 m (1,929 ft) above sea level, it has a population of around 200,000. Locally, the city is generally known simply as "Alcalá", but "de Henares" is appended when needed to differentiate it from a dozen Spanish cities sharing the name Alcalá (from the Arabic word al-qal'a القلعة for fortification or citadel). The Latin name, Complutum, is sometimes used. The city is capital of its namesake region, Comarca de Alcalá.

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Alcala De Henares in Spain awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Alcala De Henares. When planning a trip to Alcala De Henares, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Madrid. Add Madrid to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Museo Nacional Del Prado, Parque Del Retiro, Madrid Cable Car. A vacation to Alcala De Henares 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 Alcala De Henares*

  • Pollution Statistics in Alcala De Henares

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    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Alcala De Henares: Crime and Safety

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

    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Alcala De Henares - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 100 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.86 (Moderate)
    • 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 Alcala De Henares

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Alcala De Henares

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.22 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.16 USD

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