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Timișoara (Romanian pronunciation: [timiˈʃo̯ara] ; German: Temeswar, also formerly Temeschburg or Temeschwar; Hungarian: Temesvár, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈtɛmɛʃvaːr] ; Yiddish: טעמשוואר‎, Temeshvar; Arabic: تيميشوارا ; Chinese: 蒂米什瓦拉 ; Serbian: Темишвар, Temišvar; Banat Bulgarian: Timišvár; Turkish: Temeşvar; Slovak: Temešvár) is the capital city of Timiș County, and the main social, economic, transport, cultural and educational centre in western Romania. One of the largest Romanian cities (the third most populous city in the country, as of 2011 census), with a population of 319,279 inhabitants, Timișoara is the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. In September 2016, Timișoara was selected as the European Capital of Culture for 2021.


This warm abode of Timișoara is a delightful place to visit in Romania. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Timișoara*

  • Pollution Statistics in Timișoara

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

    • Air Pollution 58.65 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 39.67 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.83 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 38.95 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.56 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 46.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.22 (Low)
  • Timișoara: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 21.61 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15.95 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 9.75 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 65.52 (High)
    • Car Stealing 14.66 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 34.91 (Low)
    • Attacks 16.81 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 21.05 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.22 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 74.58 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.93 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.62 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 28.81 (Low)
  • Living in Timișoara - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Timișoara is 145.1 (High)

    • Safety Index 77.58 (High)
    • Climate Index 80.5 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 57.59 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.55 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 38.49 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 62.64 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.77 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 55.53 (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 Timișoara

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.54 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 57.81 USD

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

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