Roxas City Tourism, Philippines

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Roxas, officially the City of Roxas or Roxas City, is a component city in the province of Capiz, Philippines. It is considered as one of Panay Island's center of education, trade, economic activity and logistics. Once known as the Municipality of Capiz, the origin of the present name of the province, was renamed into Roxas City in honor of native Manuel Roxas, the First President of the Philippine Third Republic, after it became a chartered city on May 12, 1951. Languages spoken in Roxas City are Capiznon and Hiligaynon. Based on the 2015 census of population, the city has a population of 167,003 and a density of 1,800/km2 (4,500/sq mi) people with 95.4% literacy. The abundance of marine life makes Roxas City the "Seafood Capital of the Philippines." It has received Cleanest and Greenest Component City in Western Visayas Award in the Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran (GPK) Cleanliness and Environmental contest. The Department of Health (DOH) awarded the city with the Red Orchid Award for being "100 percent tobacco-free". It has also gained the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Seal of Good Housekeeping and won the Best Police Station in the region by the Philippine National Police.

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Facts and Stats for Roxas City*

  • Roxas City: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 62.5 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 87.5 (Very High)
  • Living in Roxas City - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 42.97 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 56.34 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 58.33 (Moderate)
    • 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 Roxas City

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Roxas City

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 17.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 47.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 28.51 USD

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

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