Springs Tourism

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Springs is a city on the East Rand in the Gauteng province of South Africa. It lies 50 km (31 mi) east of Johannesburg and 72 km (45 mi) southeast from Pretoria. The name of the city derives from the large number of springs in the area; it has an estimated population of more than 375,000, in 2004 and is situated at 1628 m (5,340 ft) a.s.l. It is part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, which includes much of the East Rand. Springs was divided during the Apartheid era into the middle- and upper-income white suburbs around the city centre, the Indian area of Bakerton east of the CBD, while blacks were relocated to KwaThema, southwest of the CBD.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Springs, South Africa. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. After your splendid visit to Springs, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Johannesburg. Add Johannesburg to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Apartheid Museum, Carlton Centre Observation Deck, Museum Africa. Also, to reach Springs, you'll have to take a flight to Johannesburg; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Springs*

  • Pollution Statistics in Springs

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

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • Springs: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 88.33 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 85 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 80 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 83.93 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 78.33 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 83.33 (Very High)
    • Attacks 78.33 (High)
    • Drug offense 80 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 45 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 15 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 71.43 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 53.33 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 81.67 (Very High)
  • Living in Springs - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 22.69 (Low)
    • Climate Index 87.11 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 89.66 (Very 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 Springs

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.05 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.83 USD

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

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