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Castlemaine (/ˈkæsəlmeɪn/) is a small city in Victoria, Australia, in the goldfields region of Victoria about 120 kilometres northwest by road from Melbourne and about 40 kilometres from the major provincial centre of Bendigo. It is the administrative and economic centre of the Shire of Mount Alexander. The population at the 2011 Census was 6,751. It was named by the chief goldfield commissioner, Captain W. Wright, in honour of his Irish uncle, Viscount Castlemaine. Castlemaine began as a gold rush boomtown in 1851 and developed into a major regional centre, being officially proclaimed a City on 4 December 1965, although since declining in population. It is home to many cultural institutions including the Theatre Royal, the oldest continuously operating theatre in mainland Australia.

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Planning a vacation to Castlemaine in Australia? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Castlemaine is located at a short trip away from Melbourne a major city in Australia. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Melbourne for its bountiful attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central on your trip to Castlemaine. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Castlemaine*

  • Castlemaine: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 60 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 60 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 55 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 60 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 70 (High)
    • Attacks 60 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 55 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 65 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60 (High)
  • Living in Castlemaine - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.11 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 117.6 (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 Castlemaine

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.66 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 72.82 USD

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

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