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    Walking time 

    Zurich has 23,617 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 738 days. And, when you need to get home there are 3,604 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Zurich.


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Zurich has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Zurich has more than 779,353 street lamps, which use 39 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 4 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 0.2% of Zurich’s total area, 1,729 square kilometers. That means each of Zurich’s 404,783 residents has an average of 9.8 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in Zurich want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 3,357 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 20 km long.


    More than 1,129 sights and monuments, and far more than 4,736 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Zurich. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Zurich offers more than 321 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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