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Puurs (Dutch pronunciation: [pyːrs]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. It is located in the Flemish Region. The municipality comprises the towns of Breendonk, Liezele, Kalfort, Ruisbroek (old spelling: Ruysbroeck) and Puurs proper. There is also the hamlet of Kalfort. On January 1, 2006, Puurs had a total population of 16,029. The total area is 33.41 km2 (13 sq mi) which gives a population density of 480 inhabitants per km². Puurs sits about 5 meters above main sea level. Its geography shows only minor elevation differences (so it's basically flat). Puurs is mainly rural, with some low intensity industry development in the North alongside the N16 motorway. However, because of its proximity to the cities of Antwerp and Brussels (both within a 25 km (16 mi) radius) and its excellent accessibility, Puurs is developing increasingly into a residential town.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Puurs in Belgium. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Puurs like a local. Puurs is located at a short trip away from Antwerp a major city in Belgium. Add Antwerp to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. To explore Puurs, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Puurs*

  • Pollution Statistics in Puurs

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

    • Air Pollution 65.91 (High)
    • Water Pollution 36.11 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.04 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.22 (Moderate)
  • Puurs: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 35.71 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 26.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.02 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 26.53 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 35.71 (Low)
    • Drug offense 52 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.5 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 36.22 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 24 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 49.5 (Moderate)
  • Living in Puurs - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Puurs is 151.49 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 62.22 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.42 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 58.74 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.08 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 86.19 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.54 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.86 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 90.45 (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 Puurs

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 115.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 109.72 USD

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

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