Elva Tourism, Estonia

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Elva is a town and a municipality in Tartu County, Estonia. It has a population of 5,607 (as of 1 January 2013) and an area of 9.92 km². Elva has two larger lakes. Lake Verevi has a sandy and well-developed beach area that is very popular in the summer and is host to many outdoor events. Lake Arbi has wet reed grown shores. Elva's largest employer (and in all of southern Estonia) is Enics Eesti AS, subsidiary of Enics Group, providing electronics manufacturing services in industrial electronics. Elva has one school, Elva Gümnaasium, offering education from 1st grade to high school graduation. A dominant element in Elva is the train station which today is a visitors' information center and which used to be an important trade route in the past centuries. Detailed information on hikes on foot or by bicycle can be obtained from the visitors' information center. The Elva river, with old water mill sites and rapid banks, is popular for canoeing. In winter skiers can participate in the Tartu Marathon, belonging to the Worldloppet series. Its 60 km track from Otepää to Elva can be cycled through on mountain bikes in summer.

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Facts and Stats for Elva*

  • Pollution Statistics in Elva

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

    • Air Pollution 3.33 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 27.78 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 2.78 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Elva: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 20.37 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14.81 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.41 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 20.37 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 21.3 (Low)
    • Attacks 21.3 (Low)
    • Drug offense 23.08 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 94.44 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 74.07 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 23.08 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 24.07 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 26.85 (Low)
  • Living in Elva - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 79.06 (High)
    • Pollution Index 7.55 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.46 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 54.93 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 90.43 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.26 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 79.95 (Moderate)
    • 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 Elva

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.32 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.15 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 114.48 USD

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

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