Ibarra Tourism

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Ibarra (full name San Miguel de Ibarra) is a city in northern Ecuador and the capital of the Imbabura Province. It lies at the foot of the Imbabura Volcano and on the left bank of the Tahuando river. It is about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Ecuador's capital Quito.


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Facts and Stats for Ibarra*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ibarra

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

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • Ibarra: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Ibarra - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 76.56 (High)
    • Pollution Index 56.9 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.52 (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 Ibarra

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 80 USD

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

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