Frankfurt am Main-Facts
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    Walking time 

    Frankfurt am Main has 4,951 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 155 days. And, when you need to get home there are 844 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Frankfurt am Main.


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Frankfurt am Main has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Frankfurt am Main has more than 163,372 street lamps, which use 8.2 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 8.6 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 3.5% of Frankfurt am Main’s total area, 249 square kilometers. That means each of Frankfurt am Main’s 701,350 residents has an average of 12.3 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in Frankfurt am Main want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 2,029 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 12 km long.


    More than 370 sights and monuments, and far more than 3,224 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Frankfurt am Main. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Frankfurt am Main offers more than 274 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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