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    Walking time 

    München has 8,251 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 258 days. And, when you need to get home there are 1,161 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in München.


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in München has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then München has more than 272,269 street lamps, which use 13.6 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 31.5 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 10.1% of München’s total area, 311 square kilometers. That means each of München’s 1,528,849 residents has an average of 20.6 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in München want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 3,525 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 21 km long.


    More than 958 sights and monuments, and far more than 7,603 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in München. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, München offers more than 459 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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