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Merkwiller-Pechelbronn (German: Merkweiler-Pechelbronn) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine in north-eastern France. It is notable as the original home of oil sands mining. Oil sands were mined from 1745 in Merkwiller-Pechelbronn, initially under the direction of Louis Pierre Ancillon de la Sablonnière, by special appointment of Louis XV. The Pechelbronn oil field was active until 1970, and was the birthplace of companies like Antar and Schlumberger. The first modern oil sands refinery was built there in 1857; and it also had the first school of oil technology.

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  • Pollution Statistics in Merkwiller-pechelbronn

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    • Air Pollution 34.38 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.94 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 26.67 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 30.21 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 26.67 (Low)
  • Merkwiller-pechelbronn: Crime and Safety

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    • Burglary and Theft 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.57 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.93 (Low)
    • Attacks 21.43 (Low)
    • Drug offense 39.29 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.36 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.93 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.79 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.07 (Moderate)
  • Living in Merkwiller-pechelbronn - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Merkwiller-pechelbronn is 181.73 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 71.64 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.71 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 41.57 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.38 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.66 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 81.25 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.73 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 101.92 (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 Merkwiller-pechelbronn

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    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.29 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.42 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 97.51 USD

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