Parys Tourism, South Africa

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Parys (pronounced /ˈpɑːreɪs/) is a town situated on the banks of the Vaal River in the Free State province of South Africa. The name of the town is the Afrikaans translation of Paris. The name was given by a German surveyor named Schilbach who had participated in the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War and the location next to the Vaal reminded him of Paris on the River Seine. The area of Parys also includes the two townships Tumahole and Schonkenville.

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Facts and Stats for Parys*

  • Pollution Statistics in Parys

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

    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • 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 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Parys: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 68.75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 77.08 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 64.58 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 70.83 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 72.92 (High)
  • Living in Parys - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 33.33 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 46.55 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 8 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.67 (Very 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 Parys

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.44 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 102.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 58.14 USD

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

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