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Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen/BW (UN/LOCODE: DE EGL) is a town of about 15000 inhabitants located in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg in the Federal Republic of Germany. It lies about 12 km north of Karlsruhe and is the site of the northern campus of a research centre Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (with the Forschungsreaktor 2 (FR2). In the west, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen borders on the Rhine River. The two villages that make up the incorporated municipality evolved from medieval villages specializing in freshwater fishing and farming. Today, gravel extraction for construction purposes is important to the local economy, as is the cultivation of white asparagus (Spargel). Because of its location in the Rhine valley, hot humid summers are the norm for Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen. Numerous public beaches exist on the shores of artificial lakes that have been formed by extensive gravel extraction. Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen has numerous active community associations and sports clubs. Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen is home to the Sportpark Fassbender, a noted tennis school and training facility. An automobile and pedestrian ferry crossing across the Rhine River runs from Leopoldshafen to Leimersheim. The town is served by routes S1 and S11 of the Karlsruhe Stadtbahn, which is operated by the Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft over the Hardtbahn. Seven stops are served, at Eggenstein Süd, Eggenstein Station, Eggenstein Spöcker Weg, Eggenstein Schweriner Strasse, Leopoldshafen Viermorgen, Leopoldshafen Leopoldstrasse and Leopoldshafen Frankfurter Strasse.


Home to pretty treasures, Eggenstein-leopoldshafen is Germany's best kept secret. After your splendid visit to Eggenstein-leopoldshafen, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Mainz. Add Mainz to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The Main Tower, The Goethe House, Sachsenhausen. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Mainz Finthen Airport. A holiday in Eggenstein-leopoldshafen can generally be of 1-2 days.

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  • Pollution Statistics in Eggenstein-leopoldshafen

    Know the pollution level of Eggenstein-leopoldshafen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Eggenstein-leopoldshafen: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 30.56 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.96 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 59.62 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 21.3 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 63.89 (High)
    • Drug offense 30.56 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 65.18 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 34.26 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 56.48 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.74 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 39.81 (Low)
  • Living in Eggenstein-leopoldshafen - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Eggenstein-leopoldshafen is 204.08 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.05 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 81.28 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.8 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.44 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 161.6 (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 Eggenstein-leopoldshafen

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Eggenstein-leopoldshafen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.01 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 109.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94.24 USD

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