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    Walking time 

    Kaiserslautern has 2,098 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 66 days. And, when you need to get home there are 289 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Kaiserslautern.


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Kaiserslautern has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Kaiserslautern has more than 69,220 street lamps, which use 3.5 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 0.4 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 0.3% of Kaiserslautern’s total area, 140 square kilometers. That means each of Kaiserslautern’s 97,162 residents has an average of 4.6 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in Kaiserslautern want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 304 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 2 km long.


    More than 242 sights and monuments, and far more than 894 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Kaiserslautern. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Kaiserslautern offers more than 29 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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