Samarahan Tourism

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Kota Samarahan is the administrative seat of the Samarahan District (508.1 square kilometres) in Samarahan Division, Sarawak, Malaysia. It is located about 30 kilometers from Kuching. The district population (year 2014 census) was 157,792 . Kota Samarahan is the main education hub for Sarawak State and officially known as "Town of Knowledge". The District Officer of this city is Datuk Patinggi Puan Hajah Affidatul.


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Facts and Stats for Samarahan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Samarahan

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

    • Air Pollution 41.18 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 65.91 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36.36 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 61.36 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40.91 (Moderate)
  • Samarahan: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 61.43 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 56.43 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.14 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 73.53 (High)
    • Car Stealing 47.86 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 54.29 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.65 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 42.14 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 66.43 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.43 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 27.27 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.29 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.43 (Moderate)
  • Living in Samarahan - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Samarahan is 126.88 (High)

    • Safety Index 49.92 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 59.17 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 53.53 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26.57 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 46.87 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 75.93 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.24 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 41.82 (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 Samarahan

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.55 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 20.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 63.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 56.77 USD

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

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