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(This article is about the city. For the saint, see Saint Gall.)(For other uses, see Sankt Gallen.) St. Gallen or traditionally St Gall, in German sometimes Sankt Gallen (; English: St Gall; French: Saint-Gall; Italian: San Gallo; Romansh: Son Gagl) is the capital of the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland. It evolved from the hermitage of Saint Gall, founded in the 7th century. Today, it is a large urban agglomeration (with around 160,000 inhabitants) and represents the center of eastern Switzerland. Its economy consists mainly of the service sector. The main tourist attraction is the Abbey of Saint Gall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Abbey's renowned library contains books from the 9th century. The official language of St. Gallen is (the Swiss variety of Standard) German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect. The city has good transport links to the rest of the country and to neighbouring Germany and Austria. It also functions as the gate to the Appenzell Alps.

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Home to pretty treasures, St Gallen is Switzerland's best kept secret. A gripping city on its own right, Zurich also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from St Gallen and set some time aside to explore the Zurich. Dotted with places like Lindenhof, Old Town, Lake Promenade; it will definitely be a good idea. A vacation to St Gallen 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 St Gallen*

  • Pollution Statistics in St Gallen

    Know the pollution level of St Gallen before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • St Gallen: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 21.43 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 21.43 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.14 (Low)
    • Drug offense 39.29 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 96.43 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 82.14 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 39.29 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.57 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 39.29 (Low)
  • Living in St Gallen - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of St Gallen is 211.97 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 72.32 (High)
    • Climate Index 81.47 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 3.45 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 108.68 (High)
    • Health Care Index 61.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.17 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 133.85 (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 St Gallen

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in St Gallen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.52 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.65 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 60.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 128.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 104.7 USD

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

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