Uitenhage Tourism

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Uitenhage (/ˈjuːtᵻnheɪɡ/; Afrikaans: [œi̯tənˈɦɑːxə]) is a South African town in the Eastern Cape Province. It is well known for the Volkswagen factory located there, which is the biggest car factory on the African continent. The city of Port Elizabeth and the small town of Despatch are located near Uitenhage, to the east.


Is Uitenhage in South Africa on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. When planning a trip to Uitenhage, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Port Elizabeth. Add Port Elizabeth to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The Boardwalk Casino And Entertainment World, Kragga Kamma Game Park, Fushin. To reach Uitenhage, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Port Elizabeth International Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Uitenhage*

  • Pollution Statistics in Uitenhage

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

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 70 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 45 (Moderate)
  • Uitenhage: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 79.25 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 76.44 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 80.66 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 84.43 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 62.75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 71 (High)
    • Attacks 72.64 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 49.04 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 15.57 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50.94 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 72.6 (High)
  • Living in Uitenhage - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Uitenhage is 132.19 (High)

    • Safety Index 27.15 (Low)
    • Climate Index 98.75 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.09 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.92 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 43.25 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.83 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.85 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 51.03 (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 Uitenhage

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.99 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 55.67 USD

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

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