Lanaken Tourism

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Lanaken is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2007, the municipality of Lanaken had a total population of 24,724. Its area is 59.00 km² which gives a population density of 415 inhabitants per km². Lanaken is located on the Dutch border, bordering Maastricht directly. In the 2006 census, some 20 percent of the inhabitants turned out to have the Dutch nationality. A number of neighbourhoods in Lanaken is characterized by these immigrant's numerous villas and exclusive landhouses. Lanaken consists of the following villages: Lanaken proper, Rekem, Neerharen, Gellik, Veldwezelt, Smeermaas and Kesselt. The South African pulp and paper company Sappi operates a large mill on the outskirts of the town.In 2006, four 100 meter high wind turbines were built to provide electricity to the Celanese factory. Later on 8 more have been built. The reactivation of the railway Maastricht-Lanaken-Hasselt will possibly be started in 2014. The Veldwezelt-Hezerwater Palaeolithic archaeological site is located in the municipality.

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Is Lanaken in Belgium on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. Lanaken is located at a short trip away from Antwerp a major city in Belgium. Antwerp is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. Also, to reach Lanaken, you'll have to take a flight to Antwerp; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Lanaken are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Lanaken*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lanaken

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

    • Air Pollution 65 (High)
    • Water Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 20 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30 (Low)
  • Lanaken: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.38 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 3.85 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 92.86 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.64 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.14 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.86 (Moderate)
  • Living in Lanaken - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Lanaken is 154.72 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 76.09 (High)
    • Climate Index 86.54 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 50.34 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.75 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 63.82 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.92 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 87.09 (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 Lanaken

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.65 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 123.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 103.31 USD

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

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