Frechen Tourism

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Frechen is a town in the Rhein-Erft-Kreis, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Frechen was first mentioned in 877. It is situated at the western Cologne city border. It is the site of the 1257 Battle of Frechen between Conrad von Hochstaden, Archbishop of Cologne and the people of the town. In the 16th century it acquired a name for its terra cotta artifacts, especially the "Bartmannskrug" (beardman jug). Later in the 18th century lignite was first industrially mined. Digging for lignite dominated the city's economy until the end of the 20th century. In 1891 the first briquette factory was opened. On 2 September 1951 Frechen received its city-rights including the villages of Bachem, Hücheln and Buschbell. On 1 January 1975 the nearby villages of Grefrath, Habbelrath, Königsdorf and Neufreimersdorf were also incorporated. As of January 31, 2008 there were 51.387 inhabitants registered.

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Is Frechen 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 Frechen is Mainz. Mainz is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like The Main Tower, The Goethe House, Sachsenhausen. Also, to reach Frechen, you'll have to take a flight to Mainz; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Frechen*

  • Pollution Statistics in Frechen

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

    • Air Pollution 35.71 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 21.15 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 38.46 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.92 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 23.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.85 (Low)
  • Frechen: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 48.77 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45.49 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.95 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 38.79 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 38.98 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.81 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50.83 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 64.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.64 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50.82 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.92 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 59.32 (Moderate)
  • Living in Frechen - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Frechen is 181.32 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 51.05 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.02 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.3 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.43 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.73 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.81 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.38 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 131.25 (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 Frechen

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 105.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 95.89 USD

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

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