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    Walking time 

    Düren has 1,118 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 35 days. And, when you need to get home there are 321 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Düren.


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Düren has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Düren has more than 36,883 street lamps, which use 1.8 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 0.7 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 0.8% of Düren’s total area, 85 square kilometers. That means each of Düren’s 88,953 residents has an average of 7.9 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in Düren want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 120 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 21 sights and monuments, and far more than 201 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Düren. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Düren offers more than 13 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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