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Kandern is a town in southwestern Germany in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in the Kreis (district) of Lörrach. During the Battle of Schliengen, in which the French Revolutionary army fought the forces of Austria, the battle lines of both armies ended in Kandern. It is not far from a tripoint called the "Three-Country Corner" (Dreiländereck), where the three countries Germany, France and Switzerland meet. To many in North America, Kandern is best known as the birthplace of John Sutter. It was on Sutter's land that gold was discovered in 1848, which sparked the California gold rush, and the beginning of intensive settlement in California. Today, Kandern has a large community of English-speaking residents as a result of the presence of Black Forest Academy. This is an English-language institution founded in 1956. Most of the students are children of Christian missionaries from around the world, mainly from the United States, Canada, and South Korea. The coat of arms of Kandern is a pitcher on a yellow background. The blazon is Or a covered Jug Gules.

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Planning a vacation to Kandern in Germany? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. After your splendid visit to Kandern, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Konstanz. Take a short trip from Kandern and set some time aside to explore the Konstanz. Dotted with places like Constance Harbour, SEA LIFE Konstanz, Old Town; it will definitely be a good idea. Popular vacation packages of Kandern are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Kandern*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kandern

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

    • Air Pollution 23 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 26.32 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 27.63 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 15.79 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.47 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 27.63 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.57 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.33 (Low)
  • Kandern: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 15.43 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 11.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 9.04 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 3.13 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 9.24 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 14.36 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 28.89 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 96.94 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 81.25 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 19.27 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.54 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 21.88 (Low)
  • Living in Kandern - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Kandern is 202.24 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 84.14 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 82.82 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 26.63 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21.85 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 126.69 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 71.57 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.78 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 137.63 (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 Kandern

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.39 USD
    • International Movie per seat 20.18 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.46 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 116.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 117.74 USD

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

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