Oberursel (Taunus)-Facts
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    Walking time 

    Oberursel (Taunus) has 734 km of streets and paths. If you wanted to walk them all, assuming you walked four kilometers an hour, eight hours a day, it would take you 23 days. And, when you need to get home there are 89 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Oberursel (Taunus).


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Oberursel (Taunus) has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Oberursel (Taunus) has more than 24,225 street lamps, which use 1.2 megawatts of electricity per hour. Over a number of years, that adds up to the amount of energy produced by a volcanic eruption.

    Local recreation 

    With a total area of 0.3 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 0.7% of Oberursel (Taunus)’s total area, 45 square kilometers. That means each of Oberursel (Taunus)’s 44,779 residents has an average of 7 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in Oberursel (Taunus) want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 7 cafés, restaurants, bars, ice-cream parlors, beer gardens, cinemas, nightclubs and theatres. If they were all lined up along a single street, it would need to be at least 42 m long.


    More than 73 sights and monuments, and far more than 199 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Oberursel (Taunus). Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Oberursel (Taunus) offers more than 12 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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