in Bungoma, Kenya

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.563 and 34.561 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 33' 48" and E 34° 33' 37"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shilling - KES
Spoken languages:
English, Swahili
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:23 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:34 am and 6:43 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Kenya in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Kenya.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Kenya. Last Update: 2024-05-22 08:01:51

Delve into Bungoma

Bungoma in Bungoma with it's 55,962 habitants is a city located in Kenya about 201 mi (or 324 km) north-west of Nairobi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Bungoma is now 09:23 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Bungoma, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Kakamega Airport in a distance of 26 mi (or 41 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley in a distance of 116 mi (or 187 km), East.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bungoma, Kakamega, Tororo, Manafwa and Busia. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 19%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 90% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 24th of May 2024

22°C (72 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

23°C (74 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 26th of May 2024

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Bamboo Clean Cook Stove

Published: November 03, 2014
Length: 14:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jatonet Kenya

As in other areas of Western Kenya, poverty is widespread in Bungoma County. At the same time, the local population is growing, depleting natural resources and exacerbating environmental problems.

Afya Yangu - It´s my Right! Frauen in Kenia fordern ihr Recht auf Gesundheit

Published: August 12, 2013
Length: 38:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: iz3w

Frauen in Kenia sprechen über ihr Recht auf Gesundheit und sexuelle Selbstbestimmung. Indem sie ihre Stimme erheben, handeln sie gegen patriarchale Gewohnheitsrechte, repressive Tabus und...

Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Bungoma is a town in the Western Province of Kenya, bordered by Uganda in the west. Bungoma town was established as a trading centre in the early 20th century. The town is the headquarters of Kenya's Bungoma District and it hosts a municipal council. Bungoma municipality has an urban population of 44.196 and a total population of 60,650 (1999 census).

Located at 0.566667, 34.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bungoma District, Populated places in Western Province (Kenya)

Bungoma Airport

Bungoma Airport is an airport in Kenya.

Located at 0.576389, 34.5514 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Kenya, Bungoma District, Western Province (Kenya)

Kakamega Airport

Kakamega Airport is an airport in Kenya.

Located at 0.576389, 34.5514 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Kenya, Kakamega District, Western Province (Kenya)

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Bungoma.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bungoma, Бунгома