Monachil Tourism, Spain

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Monachil is a municipality in the province of Granada, Spain. As of 2010, it has a population of 7294 inhabitants. It lies around 8 km from the city of Granada. It borders the municipalities of Huétor Vega, Cenes de la Vega, Pinos Genil, Güéjar Sierra, Dílar, La Zubia and Cájar. Within the municipality of Monachil there are three distinct population centres: the old village, often referred to as Monachil Pueblo, the newer Barrio de la Vega and Pradollano, the resort village at the Sierra Nevada Ski Station. The ski station hosted the Alpine World Ski Championships in 1996, and is due to hold the 2015 Winter Universiade. The name Monachil comes from the Arabic منستير (monastir), a word of Greek origin meaning "monastery". * Sierra Nevada, Monachil. * Location of Monachil (in dark blue) relative to the Vega de Granada; The city of Granada is shown in lighter blue.


Monachil in Spain awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Monachil. Monachil is located at a short trip away from Malaga a major city in Spain. Malaga is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Alcazaba, Museo Picasso Malaga, Malaga Cathedral. Popular vacation packages of Monachil are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Monachil*

  • Pollution Statistics in Monachil

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

    • Air Pollution 28.13 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Monachil: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.22 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 20.83 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 29.17 (Low)
    • Attacks 20.83 (Low)
    • Drug offense 30.56 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 94.12 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65.28 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Monachil - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Monachil is 187.68 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 72.81 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.9 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.4 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 51.46 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 76.77 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.57 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 94.47 (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 Monachil

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.24 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 75.5 USD

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

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