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Igualada (Catalan pronunciation: [iɣwəˈɫaðə]) is a municipality of the province of Barcelona in Spain. It is located on the left bank of the Anoia river, and at the western end of the Igualada-Martorell-Barcelona railway. Igualada is the capital and central market of the Anoia comarca, a rich agricultural and wine-producing district. The population, as of 2009, is 38,918. The city consists of an old town, originated in the 11th century, with narrow and irregular streets, including the remains of a fortress and ramparts, plus a new surrounding town with regular and spacious streets and many fine houses. The city is 65 kilometres (40 miles) west from Barcelona and 20 kilometres (12 miles) west from the famous mountain and monastery of Montserrat. Igualada hosts the European Balloon Festival, the largest hot air balloon festival in Spain and one of the largest in Europe. It takes place every year, since 1997, at the beginning of July. The city also hosts the Aerosport airshow which takes place every year in April or May.


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Facts and Stats for Igualada*

  • Igualada: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Igualada - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 78.13 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 52.36 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 90.91 (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 Igualada

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.81 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.3 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 80.74 USD

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

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