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Brugg is a municipality in the Swiss canton of Aargau and is the seat of the district of the same name. The city is located at the confluence of the Reuss, Aare, and Limmat, with the Aare flowing through the city’s old town. It is located approximately 16 kilometers (9.9 mi) from the cantonal capital of Aarau; 28 kilometers (17 mi) from Zürich; and about 45 kilometers (28 mi) from Basel. Brugg is the Swiss German word for bridge (Brücke in High German). This is an allusion to the purpose of the city’s establishment under the Habsburgs, as the city is located at the narrowest point on the Aare in the Swiss midlands. The Habsburgs’ oldest known residence is located in the neighborhood of Altenburg, which had previously been an independent community. Prior to their relocation to Austria, Brugg was the center of the Habsburgs' territory. Between 1415 and Napoleon’s invasion in 1798, Brugg was a subject territory of Bern. Since then it has belonged to the Canton of Aargau. The city is the home of the Swiss Farmers’ Union and is the location of a campus of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland. Brugg's Vindonissa museum is listed as a heritage site of national significance. An engineer unit of the Swiss army is also based in the city.

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Home to pretty treasures, Brugg is Switzerland's best kept secret. A gripping city on its own right, Zurich also deserves a visit. Add Zurich to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Lindenhof, Old Town, Lake Promenade. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Brugg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Brugg

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    • Air Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Brugg: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 91.67 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Living in Brugg - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Brugg is 184.09 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 91.67 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 77.96 (High)
    • Pollution Index 41.38 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 77 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 125.02 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 84.03 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.46 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 159.26 (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 Brugg

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.5 USD
    • International Movie per seat 17.26 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 53.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 144.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 121.87 USD

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

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