Genk Tourism

Visit Genk - Best of Genk

(Not to be confused with Gent.) Genk (Dutch pronunciation: [ɣɛŋk]) is a city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. The municipality only comprises the city of Genk itself. It is one of the most important industrial cities in Flanders, located on the Albert Canal, between Antwerp and Liège. 54% of the inhabitants are of foreign origin from about 85 different nationalities, mostly Italians, Turks, and Greeks.

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Genk in Belgium offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Genk, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Antwerp. Attractions in Antwerp include Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. To explore Genk, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

Genk is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

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Facts and Stats for Genk*

  • Pollution Statistics in Genk

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

    • Air Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Genk: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 83.33 (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 Genk - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 85.42 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 23.68 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 88.34 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.72 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 68.63 (Moderate)
    • 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 Genk

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 99.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 99.8 USD

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

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