Kimberley Tourism, South Africa

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Kimberley is the capital of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. It is located approximately 110 km east of the confluence of the Vaal and Orange Rivers. The city has considerable historical significance due to its diamond mining past and the siege during the Second Boer War. Notable personalities such as Cecil Rhodes and Barney Barnato made their fortunes here, and the roots of the De Beers company can also be traced to the early days of the mining town. Kimberley was the first city in the Southern Hemisphere and the second in the world after Philadelphia to integrate electric street lights into its infrastructure on Sept. 2, 1882. The first Stock Exchange in Africa was also built in Kimberley, as early as 1881.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Kimberley, which is a city in South Africa. A gripping city on its own right, Bloemfontein also deserves a visit. Attractions in Bloemfontein include Cheetah Experience, Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Naval Hill And Franklin Game Reserve. Also, to reach Kimberley, you'll have to take a flight to Bloemfontein; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Kimberley, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Kimberley*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kimberley

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

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Kimberley: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 91.67 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 66.67 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 66.67 (High)
    • Attacks 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 83.33 (Very High)
  • Living in Kimberley - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 29.17 (Low)
    • Climate Index 82.22 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 74.14 (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 Kimberley

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 52.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.2 USD

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

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