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El Callao (/kɑːˈjɑː.oʊ/; Spanish pronunciation: [kaˈʎa.o] or [kaˈʝa.o]) is the chief seaport of Peru. The city is also called Provincia Constitucional (Constitutional Province), the only province of the Callao Region. The Historic Centre of Callao is located 15 km (9.3 mi) west of Historic Centre of Lima, the country's capital, and is part of the Lima Metropolitan Area. Callao borders Lima Province on the north, east and south, and the Pacific Ocean on the west.


Looking for travel information about Callao? Explore the best travel advice on Callao, Peru. The nearest major city to Callao is Lima. Lima, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Miraflores, Magic Water Circuit, Museo Larco. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Callao.

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Facts and Stats for Callao*

  • Pollution Statistics in Callao

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

    • Air Pollution 81 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 84.09 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 76.14 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.61 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 66.11 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 48.26 (Moderate)
  • Callao: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 59.86 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 77.14 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 81.34 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 64.29 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 72.1 (High)
    • Attacks 60.92 (High)
    • Drug offense 65.71 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 46.48 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 18.57 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.43 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.75 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 78.17 (High)
  • Living in Callao - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Callao is 84.05 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 30.99 (Low)
    • Climate Index 97.62 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 86.28 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 42.57 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 56.51 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 18.14 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 37.05 (Very 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 Callao

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.54 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.92 USD

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

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