Galvarino Tourism

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Galvarino is a Chilean town and commune (Spanish: comuna), part of Cautín Province, in the Araucanía Region. The town, named for the Mapuche warrior Galvarino, was founded on April 22, 1882 within the frame of the occupation of Araucanía by general Gregorio Urrutia, next to river Quillem as a fort of 2,500 m2 (26,910 sq ft). Its population come eminently from original Mapuche indigenous people. The area was colonized fundamentally by Swiss colonizers. The main economic activity is forestal activity, shown as great amount of the territory dedicated to production of forestal trees, like eucalyptus and pines.


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Facts and Stats for Galvarino*

  • Pollution Statistics in Galvarino

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

    • Air Pollution 91.67 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 79.17 (High)
  • Galvarino: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
  • Living in Galvarino - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 54.69 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 64.94 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.57 (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 Galvarino

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.97 USD

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

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