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Secunderabad or Sikandar-a-bad , popularly known as the twin city of Hyderabad is located in the Indian state of Telangana. Named after Sikandar Jah, the third Nizam of the Asaf Jahi dynasty, Secunderabad was founded in 1806 as a British cantonment. Although Hyderabad and Secunderabad are together referred to as the twin cities, they have both different histories and cultures, with Secunderabad having developed directly under British rule until 1948 and Hyderabad as the capital of the Nizams' princely state. Geographically divided from Hyderabad by the Hussain Sagar lake, Secunderabad is no longer a separate municipal unit and has become part of Hyderabad. Both cities are collectively known as Hyderabad and together form the sixth largest metropolis in India. Being one of the largest cantonments in India, Secunderabad has a large presence of army and air force personnel.

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Facts and Stats for Secunderabad*

  • Pollution Statistics in Secunderabad

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

    • Air Pollution 75.3 (High)
    • Water Pollution 72.31 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.13 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 69.38 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57.97 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 72.13 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 68.83 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 57.8 (Moderate)
  • Secunderabad: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.01 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.98 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 70.62 (High)
    • Car Stealing 32.52 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 30.1 (Low)
    • Drug offense 31.86 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.39 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.92 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25.74 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.75 (Moderate)
  • Living in Secunderabad - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Secunderabad is 122.87 (High)

    • Safety Index 62.37 (High)
    • Climate Index 74.39 (High)
    • Pollution Index 81.64 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 25.97 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.28 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.73 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 66.56 (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 Secunderabad

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.39 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 49.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.41 USD

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

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