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Münster (German pronunciation: [ˈmʏnstɐ] ; Low German: Mönster; Latin: Monasterium, from the Greek μοναστήριον monastērion, "monastery") is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is in the northern part of the state and is considered to be the cultural centre of the Westphalia region. It is also capital of the local government region Münsterland. Münster was the location of the Anabaptist rebellion during the Protestant Reformation and the site of the signing of the Treaty of Westphalia ending the Thirty Years' War in 1648. Today it is known as the bicycle capital of Germany. Münster gained the status of a Großstadt (major city) with more than 100,000 inhabitants in 1915. Currently there are 300,000 people living in the city, with about 55,500 students, only some of whom are recorded in the official population statistics as having their primary residence in Münster.

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Münster in Germany offers a unique experience to travellers. After your splendid visit to Münster, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Bremen. Bremen is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Schnoor, Bremen Town Hall And Square, St. Peter's Cathedral. A vacation to Münster can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Münster*

  • Pollution Statistics in Münster

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

    • Air Pollution 21.43 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.75 (Very Low)
  • Münster: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 21.43 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 89.29 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.43 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 17.86 (Very Low)
  • Living in Münster - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Münster is 178.65 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 86.83 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 84.88 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 38.79 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 64.74 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 90.74 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.75 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 88.1 (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 Münster

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 53.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 109.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 113.71 USD

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

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