Hoorn Tourism, Netherlands

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Hoorn [ˈɦoːr(ə)n] is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. It is located on the IJsselmeer, 35 kilometres north of Amsterdam, and acquired city rights in 1357. Hoorn had a population of 71,888 in 2014. The area of the municipality is 53.25 km2 (20.56 sq mi) of which 33.00 km2 (12.74 sq mi) consists of water, mainly the Markermeer. The municipality consists of the following villages and/or districts: Blokker, Hoorn, Zwaag, and parts of Bangert and De Hulk. Cape Horn, the most southerly point of the Americas, was named after the town by Willem Schouten, who rounded it in 1616. The Hoorn Islands of the Oceanian nation of Wallis and Futuna are also named after this city.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Hoorn, which is a city in Netherlands. When planning a trip to Hoorn, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Rotterdam. Take a short trip from Hoorn and set some time aside to explore the Rotterdam. Dotted with places like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum; it will definitely be a good idea. To reach Hoorn, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Hoorn*

  • Pollution Statistics in Hoorn

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

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Hoorn: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 36.11 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 5.56 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.78 (Low)
    • Attacks 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 22.22 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.67 (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 30.56 (Low)
  • Living in Hoorn - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 80.21 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 18.97 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.67 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 76.3 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.45 (Very Low)
    • 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 Hoorn

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.37 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 18.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 101.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 91.63 USD

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

Hoorn Tours for you

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