Almere Tourism

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Almere (Dutch pronunciation: [ɑlˈmeːrə] ) is a planned city and municipality in the province of Flevoland, Netherlands, bordering Lelystad and Zeewolde. The municipality of Almere compromises 6 official districts and boroughs. These are the districts Almere Stad (which is further split up into Almere Stad Oost, Almere Stad West and Almere Centrum), Almere Buiten and Almere Pampus (which is currently being designed), and the boroughs of Almere Haven, Almere Hout and Almere Poort. 4 of them also feature official district/borough offices. Furthermore, it also compromises of the unofficial historic district and neighborhood Oostvaardersdiep, which has an active semi-self-governing community, and the planned district of Almere Oosterwold. Almere is the newest city in the Netherlands: the land on which Almere sits, the Southern Flevoland Polder, was reclaimed from the IJsselmeer in 1959-68. The first house was finished in 1976, and Almere became a municipality in 1984. It has the largest population of the municipalities in Flevoland with196,290 citizens in 2014 and the 7th largest in the Netherlands. In October 2007, the city council of Almere made agreements with the government to expand the city to 350,000 inhabitants by 2030.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Almere in Netherlands. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Almere like a local. The nearest major city to Almere is Rotterdam. Add Rotterdam to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. Also, to reach Almere, you'll have to take a flight to Rotterdam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Almere are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Almere*

  • Pollution Statistics in Almere

    Know the pollution level of Almere before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Almere: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 34.38 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 21.88 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.13 (Low)
    • Attacks 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90.63 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 84.38 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31.25 (Low)
  • Living in Almere - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 79.69 (High)
    • Pollution Index 18.97 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.2 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 76.25 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.45 (Very Low)
    • 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 Almere

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.42 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 88.72 USD

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

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