Bistrița Tourism

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Bistrița (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈbistrit͡sa] ; German: Bistritz, archaic Nösen; Hungarian: Beszterce) is the capital city of Bistriţa-Năsăud County, in northern Transylvania, Romania. It is situated on the Bistriţa River. The city has a population of approximately 70,000 inhabitants, and it administers six villages: Ghinda (Windau; Vinda), Sărata (Salz; Sófalva), Sigmir (Schönbirk; Szépnyír), Slătiniţa (Pintak; Pinták), Unirea (Wallendorf; Aldorf) and Viişoara (Heidendorf; Besenyő).


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Facts and Stats for Bistrița*

  • Bistrița: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
  • Living in Bistrița - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 57.81 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (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 Bistrița

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.6 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 63.96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.3 USD

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

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