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Dartford is the principal town in the Borough of Dartford, Kent, England. The town is situated on the border of Kent and Greater London, bordering the London Borough of Bexley. It also borders the Borough of Thurrock, Essex, via the Dartford Crossing of the River Thames and Gravesham to its east. The town centre lies in a valley through which the River Darent flows, and where the old road from London to Dover crossed: hence the name, from Darent + ford. Dartford became a market town in medieval times and, although today it is principally a commuter town for Greater London, it has a long history of religious, industrial and cultural importance. It is an important rail hub; the main through-road now by-passes the town itself. Dartford is twinned with several other towns and cities abroad including Hanau in Germany, Gravelines in France and Namyangju in South Korea.


If you are looking for travel information of Dartford in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. A gripping city on its own right, London also deserves a visit. London, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London. Tour packages of Dartford are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Dartford*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dartford

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

    • Air Pollution 64.49 (High)
    • Water Pollution 43.66 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.31 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 48.92 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.27 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.05 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 46.82 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.39 (Low)
  • Dartford: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 46.33 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 52.72 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 51.43 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 36.06 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 40.68 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.47 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 49.44 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 57.03 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.74 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 44.36 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 49.32 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 38.42 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.47 (Moderate)
  • Living in Dartford - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Dartford is 127.4 (High)

    • Safety Index 49.63 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.25 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 60.18 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 46.99 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.64 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 67.85 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 21.42 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 97.83 (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 Dartford

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.61 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 89.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 81.5 USD

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

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