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Arusha is a city in northern Tanzania and the capital of the Arusha Region, with a population of 416,442 plus 323,198 in the surrounding Arusha District (2012 census). Located below Mount Meru on the eastern edge of the eastern branch of the Great Rift Valley, Arusha has a temperate climate. The city is close to the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, and Arusha National Park on Mount Meru. Arusha is a major international diplomatic hub. The city hosts the East African Community. From 1994 to 2015, the city also hosted the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, but that entity has ceased operations. It is a multicultural city with a majority Tanzanian population of mixed backgrounds: indigenous African, Arab-Tanzanian and Indian-Tanzanian population, plus small White European and white American minority population. Religions of the Arushan population are Christian, Muslim, and Hindu.

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Facts and Stats for Arusha*

  • Pollution Statistics in Arusha

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

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 83.33 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Arusha: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 66.67 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 93.75 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.25 (Moderate)
  • Living in Arusha - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 37.24 (Low)
    • Climate Index 99.89 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 32.47 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.19 (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 Arusha

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.01 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 16.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 28.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 19.65 USD

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

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