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Rowville is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 27 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Knox. At the 2011 census, Rowville had a population of 34,145. Rowville is named after the Row family, whose property Stamford Park was established in 1882. The Stamford Park homestead has been restored in recent years by Knox Council. Geographically, Rowville is one of the largest suburbs south-east of Melbourne. Rowville Post Office opened on 20 December 1905 and closed in 1987. In 1989 it reopened in the new Stud Park (formerly Kalle Anka) Shopping Centre. Rowville has developed rapidly over the 1980s and 1990s, especially in terms of housing and light industrial activities. Culturally, Rowville is still developing, like many of Melbourne’s outer suburbs. Development has included the construction of the Wellington Village shopping centre on Wellington Road, complementing the Rowville Lakes shopping centre on Kelletts Road. Rowville has many estates including the prestigious Sovereign Crest Estate and the older Timbertop Estate. Sovereign Crest Estate covers is a medium-sized estate which includes homes located on parts of Karoo Road, in particular 130–above. Stud Park (formerly Kalle Anka) Shopping Centre, opened in 1989, is the largest in the suburb. It houses the Rowville branch of the Eastern Regional Library, and is adjacent to the Rowville Community Centre under the Clock Tower. The Stringybark Festival is held at the centre every third weekend of October each year and attracts over 25,000 visitors. The event is organised by the Knox Council, and is one of Australia's longest running sustainability event. There are three golf courses within Rowville. Stud Park is currently getting an expansion. Rowville is at the intersection of many local government areas with the suburb connecting to suburbs within the Shire of Yarra Ranges, City of Monash, City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey and City of Knox.

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Rowville in Australia offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Rowville, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Melbourne. Melbourne, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central. A vacation to Rowville can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Rowville*

  • Pollution Statistics in Rowville

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

    • Air Pollution 23.54 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.59 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.22 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.21 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.46 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.79 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.77 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.66 (Very Low)
  • Rowville: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 40.52 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.27 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.11 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.31 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.48 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.99 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.88 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.38 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.31 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.56 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.01 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.13 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51 (Moderate)
  • Living in Rowville - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Rowville is 167.29 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57.94 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.09 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.92 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.66 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.77 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.91 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 100.19 (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 Rowville

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.29 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 102.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 75.39 USD

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

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