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Oświęcim (pronounced [ɔɕˈfʲɛɲt͡ɕim] ) (German: Auschwitz, Yiddish: אָשפּיצין‎ Oshpitzin) is a town in the Lesser Poland (Polish: Małopolska) province of southern Poland, situated 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Kraków, near the confluence of the Vistula (Wisła) and Soła rivers. The town is best known as being the location of the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.


Planning a vacation to Oswiecim in Poland? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Oswiecim is Krakow. Krakow, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Main Market Square, Wawel Royal Castle, St Marys Basilica. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Oswiecim*

  • Pollution Statistics in Oswiecim

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

    • Air Pollution 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 35.71 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20 (Low)
  • Oswiecim: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 27.78 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.7 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 48.15 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 45.37 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 36.11 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.78 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.52 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 38.89 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.78 (Moderate)
  • Living in Oswiecim - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Oswiecim is 146.43 (High)

    • Safety Index 60.77 (High)
    • Climate Index 72.49 (High)
    • Pollution Index 51.9 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.83 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 38.07 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 54.63 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.6 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 76.15 (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 Oswiecim

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.69 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.82 USD

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

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