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Arrecife (/ˌærəˈsiːfeɪ/; Spanish pronunciation: [areˈsife]) is a city and municipality in the Canary Islands (Spain) situated in the centre-east of the island of Lanzarote, of which it has been the capital since 1852. The city owes its name to the rock reef ('Arrecife' is Spanish for 'reef') which covers the beach located in the city. The city also gives its name to the nearby Arrecife Airport. The population of the municipality is 55,673 (2013), its area is 22.72 km². It is south of Haría, east of Tinajo and northeast of Yaiza. Arrecife is a port town on the east coast, served by ferries to the other islands and also Europe and mainland Africa. The LZ1 road connects Arrecife with to the north, the LZ2 road with the southwest, and the LZ3 road serves as the beltway of the city. The tallest building in Lanzarote is the Gran Hotel Arrecife, which is located on the front alongside the harbour.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Arrecife in Spain. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Arrecife like a local. The nearest major city to Arrecife is Lanzarote. Lanzarote, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Timanfaya National Park, Marina Rubicon, Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park. Tour packages of Arrecife are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Arrecife*

  • Pollution Statistics in Arrecife

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

    • Air Pollution 21.43 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Arrecife: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Arrecife - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 80.15 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 98.7 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 19.83 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 77.78 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.73 (Moderate)
    • 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.

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

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