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    Walking time 

    Zwickau has 1,238 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 39 days. And, when you need to get home there are 231 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Zwickau.


    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Zwickau has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Zwickau has more than 40,867 street lamps, which use 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 3.3 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 3.2% of Zwickau’s total area, 103 square kilometers. That means each of Zwickau’s 93,128 residents has an average of 35.1 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!


    When people in Zwickau want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 157 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 1 km long.


    More than 64 sights and monuments, and far more than 923 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Zwickau. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Zwickau offers more than 24 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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