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Tongeren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈtɔŋərə(n)], French: Tongres [tɔ̃gʁ], German: Tongern [ˈtɔŋɐn]) is a city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg, in the southeastern corner of the Flemish region of Belgium. Tongeren is the oldest town in Belgium, as the only Roman administrative capital within the country's borders. As a Roman city, it was inhabited by the Tungri, and known as Atuatuca Tungrorum, it was the administrative centre of the Civitas Tungrorum district. The city is a member of the Most Ancient European Towns Network.

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A place in Belgium, Tongeren is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A gripping city on its own right, Antwerp also deserves a visit. 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. Tour packages of Tongeren are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Tongeren*

  • Pollution Statistics in Tongeren

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

    • Air Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 68.75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 56.25 (Moderate)
  • Tongeren: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 38.04 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.74 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 39.77 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.48 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 39.29 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 57.61 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.26 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.3 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.86 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.19 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.95 (Moderate)
  • Living in Tongeren - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 51.97 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 48.06 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.26 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85.58 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.02 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 119.19 (Very 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 Tongeren

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.21 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.88 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 92.96 USD

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

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