Pereira Tourism

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Pereira is the capital city of the Colombian department of Risaralda. It is located in the foothills of the Andes in a coffee-producing area of Colombia officially known as the "Coffee Axis". Pereira, alongside the rest of the Coffee Axis, form part of UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia". It is the most populated city in the Coffee Axis and the second-most populated city in the Paisa region, after Medellín. Pereira is also part of the Central West Metropolitan Area, which has over 1,000,000 residents and is composed of Pereira and the neighboring cities of Dosquebradas and La Virginia. As the capital of the department of Risaralda, Pereira houses the headquarters of the Government of Risaralda, the Departmental Assembly, the Departmental Court, the Metropolitan Area Authority and the Attorney General. It also serves as the headquarters for numerous public companies and institutions of the Colombian state. Being in the center of the Golden Triangle (which consists of the cities of Bogotá, Medellín, and Cali), Pereira has become especially important in the fields of trade and commerce.

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Facts and Stats for Pereira*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pereira

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

    • Air Pollution 38.89 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.33 (Very Low)
  • Pereira: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 63.64 (High)
    • Car Stealing 34.09 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.82 (Low)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.83 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.64 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.5 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pereira - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 53.59 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 34.87 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 12 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 29.24 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 34.72 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 35.01 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 51.98 (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 Pereira

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.2 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 61.25 USD

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

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