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Alphen is a village in the municipality of Alphen-Chaam, in the Netherlands. It is located about 12 km southwest of Tilburg. The village itself has about 2960 inhabitants; the countryside that belongs to the village has a population of about 1040. This includes the hamlets 't Zand, Alphen-Oosterwijk, Druisdijk, Looneind, Boslust, Hondseind, Het Sas, Terover, Boshoven and Kwaalburg. According to the 19th-century historian A.J. van der Aa, Alphen was first mentioned in 711, when a nobleman named Engelbrecht sold "Alfheim" to Saint Willibrord. In 726, it was sold on to the Abbey of Echternach. In 1545 it was burned to the ground by the army of Guelders under Maarten van Rossum, and in later wars it suffered from destruction and looting as well. Until 1997, Alphen was the main village of the municipality of Alphen en Riel.

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A place in Netherlands, Alphen is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Alphen, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Rotterdam. Attractions in Rotterdam include Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Tour packages of Alphen are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Alphen*

  • Pollution Statistics in Alphen

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

    • Air Pollution 20 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • Alphen: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 31.82 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 38.64 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.09 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.82 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.78 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 38.64 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.09 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 70.45 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.64 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.18 (Moderate)
  • Living in Alphen - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 67.27 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.53 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 20.34 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 79.52 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.62 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 114.11 (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 Alphen

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.16 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.5 USD

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

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