General information about Gent
Country Belgium
region Flanders VLG
region 2Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen VOV
region 3Arrondissement of Ghent 44
region 4Gent 44021
Population 231,493
Time Zone Europe/Brussels
Cost of living in Gent
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 242 319
Food 256 495
Transportation 33 234
Communications and utilities 80 96
Clothing 29 107
Sports and leisure 23 88
Total 664 1,339
Accommodation in Gent USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 245
Shared room in city centre 323
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 483
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 588
Coordinates of Gent
Time Zone Europe/Brussels
GMT +1
DST +2
Latitude 51.050000000
Longitude 3.716670000
Elevation (STRM3) 10 m.
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Cost of living and prices in Gent

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 16 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 65 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 9 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 4 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 3 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 15 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 11 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 3 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 7 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 7 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 3 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 41 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 9 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 44 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 2 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 20,714 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 33 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 14 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 12 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 93 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 34 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 104 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 132 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 735 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 603 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,210 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 919 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 128 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 38 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 3,925 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,826 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,902 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 2.34%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Gent

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 29 26 22 21 15 19 22 26 30 30 33 35 35
Average high °C 18 14 9 7 6 5 10 12 16 19 22 22 13
Average temperature °C 15 11 7 6 4 3 7 9 13 16 18 18 11
Average low °C 12 8 5 3 2 1 4 6 10 12 15 14 8
Record low °C 4 -3 -6 -7 -20 -12 -6 -4 2 4 7 6 -20
Rain Days 18 19 19 18 19 12 19 18 20 19 16 17 214
Snow Days 0 0 1 1 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 11
Fog Days 7 10 9 9 8 8 8 6 5 3 3 5 81
Thunderstorms Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 5
Average precipitation Mm. 65 72 71 71 64 53 58 54 61 67 78 73 787
Relative humidity % 80 85 90 90 85 85 80 75 75 75 75 75 81
Relative humidity morning % 89 89 88 86 86 87 86 84 83 83 83 86 86
Relative humidity evening % 64 68 77 81 78 72 63 56 55 59 57 55 65
Wind speed Km/h 12 16 16 19 17 9 14 14 9 8 9 9 13
Day Length Hours 13 11 10 9 9 11 13 15 16 17 17 15 13
Dew point °C 11 8 5 3 1 0 2 3 7 10 12 12 74
Growing degree-day °C 158 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 103 183 267 258 1022
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 10 6 3 2 3 5 9 13 18 18 18 16 10
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Gent - Closest airports

Total 10 items.
TitleregionCountrySize
27 kmWevelgem AirportWevelgemM
33 kmChièvres Air BaseChièvresM
34 kmAntwerp International Airport (Deurne)AntwerpM
35 kmBrussels AirportBrusselsL
38 kmOstend-Bruges International AirportOstendM
39 kmWoensdrecht Air BaseBergen Op ZoomM
43 kmLille-Lesquin AirportLille/LesquinM
46 kmKoksijde Air BaseKoksijdeM
50 kmBeauvechain Air BaseBeauvechainM
51 kmValenciennes-Denain AirportValenciennes/DenainM

Cities close to Gent

Showing 1-10 of 455 items.
CountryregionCityPopulationCostsLive qualityClimateSafety
   Month1-101-101-10
27 km BelgiumBrussels CapitalBrussels1,019,022764 USD6.88.86.0
74 km BelgiumWalloniaLiege182,597
0 km BelgiumFlandersGent231,493664 USD8.45.66.3
37 km BelgiumWalloniaMons91,277
56 km BelgiumWalloniaNamur106,284
28 km BelgiumFlandersAntwerpen459,805676 USD8.46.58.8
39 km BelgiumFlandersLeuven92,892737 USD8.79.47.7
62 km BelgiumFlandersHasselt69,222
21 km BelgiumFlandersBrugge116,709
29 km BelgiumWalloniaTournai67,721