Turnhout Tourism, Belgium

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Turnhout (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈtɵrnɦʌut]) is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises only the city of Turnhout proper. On January 1, 2015, Turnhout had a total population of 42,637. The total area is 56.06 km² which gives a population density of 835.5 inhabitants per km². The agglomeration, however, is much larger, accounting up to 81,473 inhabitants.Turnhout is known for its playing card industry, as it houses the head office of the world's largest manufacturer of playing cards, Cartamundi. Turnhout is also the capital of the administrative district with the same name. The Turnhout city council often promotes the city as "the capital of the Kempen area". This however is (technically) incorrect, since the Kempen area is far larger than the Turnhout district and does not form an administrative unit. Turnhout serves as the economic and cultural center for other communities in the immediate vicinity with more than 40 schools. There is also an important services sector with two hospitals, a two-stage theatre, an eight-screen cinema and one of the largest cultural centres of Belgium. Turnhout is located at about 51.3 North and 4.9 East, 42 km from the centre of Antwerp, 30 km from Breda and Tilburg, 40 km from Eindhoven. The football club of the city is K.V. Turnhout.

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Turnhout in Belgium offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Turnhout, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Antwerp. Attractions in Antwerp include Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Turnhout.

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Facts and Stats for Turnhout*

  • Pollution Statistics in Turnhout

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

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Turnhout: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Turnhout - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 35.94 (Low)
    • Climate Index 84.62 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.1 (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 Turnhout

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.96 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 107.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 104.45 USD

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

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