Olkusz Tourism

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Olkusz [ˈɔlkuʂ] (Yiddish: עלקיש‎ Elkish) is a town in south Poland with 36,607 inhabitants (2014). Situated in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Katowice Voivodeship (1975–1998), it is the capital of Olkusz County. From 1941 to 1945, the occupying Germans renamed the region to Ilkenau. Olkusz is called 'Silver Town" because of the large amount of silver that was found and mined here.


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Facts and Stats for Olkusz*

  • Pollution Statistics in Olkusz

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

    • Air Pollution 87.23 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 31.55 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.11 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.02 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30.72 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 69.44 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 42.82 (Moderate)
  • Olkusz: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 32.39 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.67 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.17 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 39.88 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.02 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35.34 (Low)
    • Attacks 37.07 (Low)
    • Drug offense 28.98 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.24 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.38 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.22 (Moderate)
  • Living in Olkusz - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Olkusz is 133.47 (High)

    • Safety Index 64.73 (High)
    • Climate Index 72.38 (High)
    • Pollution Index 70.82 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.85 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 45.43 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 63 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.83 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 75.73 (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 Olkusz

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.33 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.12 USD

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

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