Alberton Tourism, South Africa

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Alberton is a town situated on the East Rand of Gauteng Province in South Africa which celebrated its centenary year in 2005. As of 2007 it had a population of 202,202. It is known as a typical bedroom community, a community primarily residential in character, with most of its workers commuting to work in nearby suburbs or cities. The town has multiple access roads to all major freeways in Gauteng. Alberton is situated on the banks of the Natal Spruit close to the major urban centres of Johannesburg, which lies 15 km (9 mi) to the northwest - and Pretoria - which is 76 km (47 mi) to the north.


Planning a vacation to Alberton in South Africa? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Alberton is Sun City. Sun City is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Apartheid Museum, Carlton Centre Observation Deck, Museum Africa. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Pilanesberg International Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Alberton*

  • Pollution Statistics in Alberton

    Know the pollution level of Alberton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 80 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 65 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 65 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 60 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 70 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 65 (High)
  • Alberton: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Alberton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Alberton.

    • Burglary and Theft 88.04 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 84.78 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 88.04 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 88.04 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 84.09 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 78.26 (High)
    • Attacks 73.86 (High)
    • Drug offense 84.78 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 39.13 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 10.87 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 69.57 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 78.26 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 79.35 (High)
  • Living in Alberton - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Alberton is 111.92 (High)

    • Safety Index 18.39 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 94.05 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 78.62 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 68.33 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 49.22 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 48.61 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.81 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 113.11 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Alberton

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Alberton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.44 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.24 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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