Bad Homburg vor der Höhe-Facts
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    Walking time 

    Bad Homburg vor der Höhe has 714 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 22 days. And, when you need to get home there are 129 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe.


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Bad Homburg vor der Höhe has more than 23,552 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 0.9 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 1.8% of Bad Homburg vor der Höhe’s total area, 50 square kilometers. That means each of Bad Homburg vor der Höhe’s 52,379 residents has an average of 17.5 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 128 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 70 sights and monuments, and far more than 281 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe offers more than 27 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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