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    Walking time 

    Amberg has 660 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 21 days. And, when you need to get home there are 107 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Amberg.


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Amberg has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Amberg has more than 21,781 street lamps, which use 1.1 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 0.8 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 1.5% of Amberg’s total area, 50 square kilometers. That means each of Amberg’s 43,529 residents has an average of 17.4 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in Amberg want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 104 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 1 km long.


    More than 37 sights and monuments, and far more than 320 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Amberg. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Amberg offers more than 12 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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