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    Walking time 

    Cassel has 2,287 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 71 days. And, when you need to get home there are 824 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Cassel.


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Cassel has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Cassel has more than 75,474 street lamps, which use 3.8 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 7.4 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 6.9% of Cassel’s total area, 107 square kilometers. That means each of Cassel’s 194,087 residents has an average of 38 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in Cassel want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 554 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 3 km long.


    More than 332 sights and monuments, and far more than 1,131 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Cassel. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Cassel offers more than 65 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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