in Garissa, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-0.453 and 39.646 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -0° 27' 9" and E 39° 38' 45"
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: 02:42 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:15 am and 6:21 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.819 and -140.068 (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: 2024-05-28 08:22:27

Delve into Garissa

Garissa in Garissa with it's 67,861 habitants is located in Kenya about 204 mi (or 328 km) east of Nairobi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Garissa is now 02:42 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Garissa. The closest airport in Kenya is Garissa Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Kenya is Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests in a distance of 112 mi (or 180 km), South.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hola, Kathwana, Kitui, Chuka and Meru. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 42%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Strong breeze with 17 km/h (11 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 12% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Wednesday, 29th of May 2024

31°C (89 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

32°C (89 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Scattered clouds, fresh breeze.

Friday, 31st of May 2024

32°C (90 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Videos from this area

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

Hulugho Documentary

Published: August 14, 2013
Length: 42:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ahmed Hussein

This is a documentary about Hulugho district in Garissa county, it was produced by freelance journalist Ahmed Hussein on June 2011.

Goat Slaughter time

Published: September 08, 2010
Length: 43:24 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: hayimadork11

Sometimes you have to kill your food!

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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.


Garissa is a city in the North Eastern Province in Kenya.

Located at -0.456944, 39.6583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Garissa District, Populated places in North Eastern Province (Kenya), Provincial capitals in Kenya, Tana River (Kenya)

Garissa Airport

Garissa Airport is an airport in Kenya.

Located at -0.468611, 39.6494 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Kenya, Garissa District, North Eastern Province (Kenya)

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Garissa, غاريسا, گاریسا، کنیا, גאריסה, GAS, ガリッサ, გარისა, 가리사, Garisa, Гарисса, Gaarisa, Гариса, Гарісса, گاریسا, 加里萨