in Busia, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.460 and 34.112 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 27' 36" and E 34° 6' 42"
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: 09:29 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:39 am and 6:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.829 and -140.081 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2024-04-14 08:21:28

Touring Busia

Busia in Busia with it's 51,981 residents is a town located in Kenya about 222 mi (or 358 km) north-west of Nairobi, the country's capital place.

Time in Busia is now 09:29 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Busia. The closest is airport we know is Tororo Airport in Uganda in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km). The closest airport in Kenya is Kakamega Airport in a distance of 48 mi (or 26 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi in Uganda at a distance of 108 mi (or 174 km).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Busia, Tororo, Namayingo, Bugiri and Siaya. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 48%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 15th of April 2024

29°C (83 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

28°C (83 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

29°C (84 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Jesus Power Ministries in Busia County 2014 Part 4

Published: July 27, 2014
Length: 04:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jesus Power

A christian video by EVANGELIST JOSEPHAT SHICHENJE that was shot in Busia County in which he preaches about the need to align faith with actions.

LE-feb-Tour de Frank

Published: March 24, 2010
Length: 29:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: VodafoneFoundation

Frank van Rijn is ambassadeur van Cycling out of Poverty. Hij bezocht drie projectlocaties in Oeganda en Kenia. Een fiets-naar-school project, een aantal fietskrediet projecten voor vrouwen...

Muslides destroy lives of Heifer Uganda Supported farmers

Published: September 14, 2011
Length: 42:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Dan Bazira

Mudslides in Eastern Uganda 2011. This is a real life experience I interfaced with while on a Heifer business trip.

Disastrous hippos of lake victoria

Published: August 20, 2018
Length: 07:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: busiaplanet40

Crying of people of Budalangi.

How Kakamega town is beautiful and largest

Published: April 21, 2019
Length: 28:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Emmanuel James

Watch this video.

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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.

Busia District, Kenya

Busia is a district in the Western Province of Kenya. It borders Kakamega District to the east, Bungoma District and Teso district to the north, Busia District, Uganda to the west, and Lake Victoria to the south. The main economic activity is trade with neighbouring Uganda, with Busia town - the district headquarters - being a cross-border centre.

Located at 0.433333, 34.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Busia District, Kenya, Districts of Kenya

Busia, Kenya

Busia is a town in Western Kenya. It is the largest town in Busia District, Kenya and the district headquarters are located there.

Located at 0.453056, 34.125 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Busia District, Kenya, Populated places in Western Province (Kenya), Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Kenya–Uganda border crossings

Busia, Uganda

Busia is a town in Eastern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of Busia District and the district headquarters are located there. The district is named after the town.

Located at 0.466944, 34.09 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Uganda, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Kenya–Uganda border crossings, Busia District, Uganda, Eastern Region, Uganda

Busia Airport

Busia Airport is an airport in Kenya.

Located at 0.455556, 34.13 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Kenya, Busia District, Kenya, Western Province (Kenya)

Popular in vicinity

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

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