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Bellinzona (Italian pronunciation: [bellinˈtsoːna]; French: Bellinzone, [bɛlɛ̃zon], German: Bellenz [ˈbɛlɛnts], Romansh: ) is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. The city is famous for its three castles (Castelgrande, Montebello, Sasso Corbaro) that have been UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2000. The town lies east of the Ticino river, at the foot of the Alps. It stretches along the river valley, surrounded by the southern ranges of the Lepontine Alps to the east and west, and by the Lugano Prealps to the south.

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Facts and Stats for Bellinzona*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bellinzona

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

    • Air Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 20.83 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Bellinzona: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 19.74 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13.16 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14.47 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 14.47 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 15.79 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 18.06 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 32.89 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.42 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 82.89 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.05 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.11 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 22.37 (Low)
  • Living in Bellinzona - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Bellinzona is 196.52 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 80.8 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 84.1 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.16 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 111.85 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 70.68 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.65 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 131.28 (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 Bellinzona

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.31 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.97 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 115.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 97.94 USD

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

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