Västerås Tourism, Sweden

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Västerås [vɛstɛrˈoːs] is a city in central Sweden, located on the shore of Lake Mälaren in the province Västmanland, some 100 kilometres (62 miles) west of Stockholm. The city had a population of 110,877 inhabitants in 2010, out of the municipal total of 145,218 (2015). Västerås is the seat of Västerås Municipality, the capital of Västmanland County and an episcopal see.

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Is Västerås in Sweden on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Gamla Stan, Royal Palace, Vasa Museum. Also, to reach Västerås, you'll have to take a flight to Stockholm; 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 Västerås*

  • Pollution Statistics in Västerås

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

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Västerås: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 60 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 45 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 35 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 65 (High)
    • Drug offense 70 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 70 (High)
  • Living in Västerås - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 45.31 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 65.6 (High)
    • Pollution Index 18.97 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.28 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.92 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 112.88 (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 Västerås

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.16 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 99.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94.41 USD

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

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