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Providencia (Spanish pronunciation: [pɾoβiˈðensja], Spanish: "providence") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region. Part of Greater Santiago, it is bordered by the communes of Santiago to the west, Recoleta to the northwest, Las Condes and Vitacura to the northeast, La Reina to the east, and Ñuñoa to the south. Providencia is home to a large upper middle and high-class population and it holds the region's highest percentage of population over 60 (21.51%). It contains many high-rise apartment buildings as well as a significant portion of Santiago's commerce. It is notable for its large, old and elegant houses inhabited in the past by the Santiago elite and now mostly used as offices.


Looking for travel information about Providencia? Explore the best travel advice on Providencia, Chile. When planning a trip to Providencia, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Santiago. Santiago, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Santa Lucia Hill, Barrio Bellavista, Costanera Center. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. Popular vacation packages of Providencia are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Providencia*

  • Pollution Statistics in Providencia

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

    • Air Pollution 84.57 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 41.38 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.06 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 46.63 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.21 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 42.05 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 57.34 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50.57 (Moderate)
  • Providencia: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 51.33 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 57.83 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 54 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50.35 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 54.56 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 64.31 (High)
    • Attacks 37.42 (Low)
    • Drug offense 49.16 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 39.47 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.83 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.17 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 61 (High)
  • Living in Providencia - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Providencia is 114.48 (High)

    • Safety Index 49.42 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.21 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 71.87 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.67 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 52.04 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 65.08 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.21 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 50.82 (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 Providencia

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 54.34 USD

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

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