Bloemfontein Tourism

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Known as the rose city because of the blooming, fragrant and beautiful thousands of rose bushes that decorate the city, this Judicial capital of South Africa and state capital of Free State is a cozy and secluded place to be at. Also famous because of the birth place of legendary author J. R.R. Tolkien- the creator of Lord of the rings, a Bloemfontein trip is a must-plan on your South African tour.

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Facts and Stats for Bloemfontein*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bloemfontein

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

    • Air Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.5 (High)
  • Bloemfontein: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 74.11 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 71.43 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 74.11 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.96 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 65.18 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 61.11 (High)
    • Attacks 68.75 (High)
    • Drug offense 61.61 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 66.96 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 63.39 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 82.41 (Very High)
  • Living in Bloemfontein - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 28.61 (Low)
    • Climate Index 78.6 (High)
    • Pollution Index 55.17 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 51.85 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.69 (Low)
    • 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 Bloemfontein

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 58.45 USD

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

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