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Ericeira (Portuguese pronunciation: [eɾiˈsɐjɾɐ]) is a civil parish and seaside resort/fishing community on the western coast of Portugal, in the municipality of Mafra, about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of the capital, Lisbon. The population in 2011 was 10,260, in an area of 12.05 km². Ericeira is regarded by some as being Europe's Surf Mecca, due to the exceptional coastline conditions for the practice of Surf. It is home for Ericeira's World Surfing Reserve, the first in Europe and the second in the world. Ericeira was a popular summer retreat for many of Lisbon's families in the 1940s and 1950s. Today, it is a popular destination for local and visiting tourists, as well as surfers from around the world (owing to the forty beaches with good conditions in the area).

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Facts and Stats for Ericeira*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ericeira

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    • Air Pollution 20 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 60.71 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.83 (Low)
  • Ericeira: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 20.45 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.73 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20.45 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 20.45 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 34.09 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 97.73 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 22.73 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 29.55 (Low)
  • Living in Ericeira - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 76.94 (High)
    • Climate Index 98.71 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 36.26 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 74.87 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 24.62 (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 Ericeira

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.74 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 92.2 USD

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

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