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Herentals (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦeːrəntɑls]) is a Belgian city, situated in the Province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the city of Herentals proper and the towns of Morkhoven and Noorderwijk. On January 1, 2006 Herentals had a total population of 26,071. The total area is 48.56 km2 (18.75 sq mi) which gives a population density of 537 inhabitants per km². Saint-Waldetrudis is the patron saint of the city. Herentals is often referred to as the capital of the Belgian Campine region. Herentals has some outstanding historical buildings, including the church, town hall and the old city gates; Bovenpoort, the Northern gate, and Zandpoort, the Western gate. There used to be a Nederpoort and Koeienpoort as well, but those have been torn down a long time ago. The Hidrodoe science museum is located in Herentals. There is also a large chocolate factory located in Herentals. Herentals is also the centre of commerce in the region, although the cities of Geel and Mol are quite popular as well. Herentals is twinned with Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire in France, Alpen in Germany and Ijsselstijn in the Netherlands.The inhabitants of the Campine region have common soubriquets that are particular to their towns; people from Herentals are referred to by the colloquialisms "Klokkenververs" (meaning "bell painters") and "Peestekers" (Which comes from the old story about the farmers of the town using carrots (pekes, "pee"-stekers as a lock on the "zandpoort" (one of the great gates in that time)

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Is Herentals in Belgium on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. The nearest major city to Herentals is Antwerp. Antwerp is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Herentals*

  • Pollution Statistics in Herentals

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

    • Air Pollution 65.91 (High)
    • Water Pollution 36.11 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.04 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.22 (Moderate)
  • Herentals: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 36.9 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.88 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 26.74 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.79 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 26.79 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 35.71 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.74 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.72 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.74 (Moderate)
  • Living in Herentals - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Herentals is 134.62 (High)

    • Safety Index 61.37 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.62 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 58.74 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.08 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.66 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.54 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.85 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 70.74 (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 Herentals

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.06 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 109.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 105.2 USD

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

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