Gifhorn Tourism

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Gifhorn (German pronunciation: [ˈɡɪfhɔʁn]) is a town and capital of the district of Gifhorn in the east of Lower Saxony, Germany. It has a population of about 42,000 and is mainly influenced by the small distance to the more industrial and commercially important cities nearby, Brunswick and Wolfsburg. Further, Gifhorn is part of the Hanover-Brunswick-Göttingen-Wolfsburg Metropolitan Region. The oldest verifiable source attests the existence of the city in the year 1196. Gifhorn is home to the International Wind- and Watermill Museum, which contains a comprehensive collection and working replicas of the world's most common windmills.

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Planning a vacation to Gifhorn in Germany? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Gifhorn is located at a short trip away from Hamburg a major city in Germany. Attractions in Hamburg include St Michaels Church, Planten Un Blomen, Speicherstadt. Also, to reach Gifhorn, you'll have to take a flight to Hamburg; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Gifhorn*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gifhorn

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

    • Air Pollution 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Gifhorn: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 20.83 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20.83 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20.83 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.17 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 29.17 (Low)
  • Living in Gifhorn - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Gifhorn is 202.72 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 63.33 (High)
    • Climate Index 83.95 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 15.06 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.65 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.78 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 114.18 (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 Gifhorn

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.78 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 88.08 USD

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

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