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Polokwane (UK /ˌpɒləˈkwɑːnɪ/), meaning "Place of Safety", is a city in the Polokwane Local Municipality and the capital of the Limpopo province, South Africa. It is also often referred to by its former official name, Pietersburg. Polokwane is South Africa's largest urban centre north of Gauteng. It was one of the host cities of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Polokwane, South Africa. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Polokwane*

  • Polokwane: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 93.75 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 81.25 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 81.25 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 93.75 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 83.33 (Very High)
    • Attacks 81.25 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 87.5 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 93.75 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 81.25 (Very High)
  • Living in Polokwane - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 14.71 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 93.04 (Very 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 Polokwane

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.07 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 61.98 USD

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

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