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Ushuaia (/uːˈʃwaɪ.ə/; Spanish pronunciation: [uˈswaʝa]) is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur Province, Argentina. It is commonly regarded as the southernmost city in the world. Ushuaia is located in a wide bay on the southern coast of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, bounded on the north by the Martial mountain range, and on the south by the Beagle Channel. It is the only municipality in the Department of Ushuaia, which has an area of 9,390 km2 (3,625 sq mi).


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Facts and Stats for Ushuaia*

  • Ushuaia: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Ushuaia - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 67.19 (High)
    • Climate Index 72.89 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 80.56 (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.

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

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