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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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Pereira in Colombia offers a unique experience to travellers. A holiday in Pereira can generally be of 1-2 days.

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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 25 (Low)
    • 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 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (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 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pereira - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 49.22 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 44.83 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 34.09 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.08 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 23.41 (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 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 4.01 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 55.67 USD

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

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