Elmshorn Tourism, Germany

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Elmshorn (German pronunciation: [ɛlmsˈhɔʁn]) is a town in the district of Pinneberg in Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. It is located 32 km north of Hamburg at the small river Krückau, close to the Elbe river, is the sixth-largest city in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Elmshorn has a shopping center and common area in the center of town called the "Buttermarkt" by the locals although its official name is Karl-Marx-Platz. In the surrounding areas are small farms and dairy/ horse farms. It is the birthplace of writer and editor Hermann Schlüter (1851–1919), the mathematician Hermann Weyl (1885–1955), and the medievalist Heinz Woehlk (1944- ).


Is Elmshorn in Germany on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. The nearest major city to Elmshorn is Hamburg. Add Hamburg to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like St Michaels Church, Planten Un Blomen, Speicherstadt. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Elmshorn*

  • Pollution Statistics in Elmshorn

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

    • Air Pollution 27.56 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.41 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.47 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.12 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25.78 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.86 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 10.48 (Very Low)
  • Elmshorn: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 53.32 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50.19 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50.39 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 45.56 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 39.34 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50.98 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 51.39 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 58.4 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 61.24 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.41 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50.39 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.08 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60.2 (High)
  • Living in Elmshorn - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Elmshorn is 178 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 50.16 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 82.75 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 29.73 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.06 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.92 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.25 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 114.08 (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 Elmshorn

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 108.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 105.53 USD

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

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