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Eupen (German (pronounced [ˈʔɔʏpn̩]) and French (pronounced: [øpɛn]), previously known as Néau in French) is a city and municipality in the Belgian province of Liège, 15 kilometres (9 miles) from the German border (Aachen), from the Dutch border (Maastricht) and from the "High Fens" nature reserve (Ardennes). The town is also the capital of the Euroregion Meuse-Rhine. First mentioned in 1213 as belonging to the Duchy of Limburg, possession of Eupen passed to Brabant, Burgundy, the Holy Roman Empire and France before being given in 1815 to Prussia, which joined the German Empire in 1870. In 1919, after the First World War, the Treaty of Versailles transferred Eupen and the nearby municipality of Malmedy from Germany to Belgium. German remains the official language in Eupen, and the city serves as the capital for Belgium's German-speaking Community. The city has a small university, the Autonome Hochschule in der deutschsprachigen Gemeinschaft, offering bachelor's degrees in Education and Nursing. In 2010, Eupen's association football team, K.A.S. Eupen, became the first club from the German-speaking Community to play in the Belgian Pro League. On 1 January 2006 Eupen had a total population of 18,248 (8,892 males and 9,356 females). The total area is 103.74 km2 (40.05 sq mi) which gives a population density of 175.90 inhabitants per km2. Eupen is considered in Belgium to be a Roman Catholic region with strongly conservative views.

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A place in Belgium, Eupen is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Antwerp, Belgium. Antwerp is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. A vacation to Eupen can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Eupen*

  • Pollution Statistics in Eupen

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

    • Air Pollution 30.77 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32.14 (Low)
  • Eupen: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 38.89 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 38.89 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 30.56 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.11 (Low)
    • Attacks 36.11 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.44 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.89 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Eupen - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Eupen is 181.69 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 66.32 (High)
    • Climate Index 86.73 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 30.47 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20.17 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.91 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.13 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 105.35 (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 Eupen

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.59 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 52.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 122.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 104.42 USD

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

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