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is a city and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Holmestrand. The city was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The neighboring rural municipality of Botne was merged into the municipality of Holmestrand on 1 January 1964. The city lies by the Oslofjord and is built beside the water. It was granted city status in 1752, but had been a harbor for exporting of timber/lumber since around 1550. The city has developed inland in recent years, after the inclusion of Botne.


Looking for travel information about Holmestrand? Explore the best travel advice on Holmestrand, Norway. Holmestrand is located at a short trip away from Oslo a major city in Norway. Oslo, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Vigeland Museum And Park, The Viking Ship Museum, Oslo Opera House. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Oslo Airport. Tour packages of Holmestrand are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Holmestrand*

  • Pollution Statistics in Holmestrand

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

    • Air Pollution 28.57 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Holmestrand: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 31.58 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.21 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.63 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.95 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.89 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.89 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.58 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 64.47 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.95 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.58 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.72 (Low)
  • Living in Holmestrand - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Holmestrand is 190.46 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.73 (High)
    • Climate Index 62.04 (High)
    • Pollution Index 22.76 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 127.9 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 71.06 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.54 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 113.73 (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 Holmestrand

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 19.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 55.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 145.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 112.47 USD

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

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