Homa Bay
in Homa Bay, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-0.527 and 34.457 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -0° 31' 38" and E 34° 27' 25"
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: 02:43 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:36 am and 6:41 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: 2024-05-22 08:01:51

Discover Homa Bay

Homa Bay in Homa Bay with it's 40,319 citizens is a city in Kenya about 171 mi (or 275 km) west of Nairobi, the country's capital city.

Local time in Homa Bay is now 02:43 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Homa Bay, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Kisumu Airport in a distance of 36 mi (or 58 km), North-East. 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 Serengeti National Park in Tanzania at a distance of 79 mi (or 127 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kisii, Kisumu, Nyamira, Migori and Siaya. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 19%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 94% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 23rd of May 2024

24°C (75 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 24th of May 2024

24°C (75 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

24°C (76 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

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

3D: Kenya 2013 06: Kisumu-Kamanga 04

Published: September 17, 2013
Length: 49:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mark Ulrich

Fahrt von Kisumu nach Kamanga, Fahrt durch Homa Bay. Von hier wird der konservierte Leichnam von Caros Großvater ins Dorf Kamanga transportiert.

African Press International: Specially treated drinking water in Homa Bay in Kenya

Published: March 24, 2013
Length: 04:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: APITV1

African Press International: Specially treated water in Homa Bay County in Kenya,

Lambwe Deaf School - Ecumenical Encounter in Kenya 13/13

Published: September 12, 2007
Length: 53:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Matthias Wagner

Deaf Children in school, dancing and singing. Members of Jubilate Parish, Reutlingen, of the Evangelical Church of Wuerttemberg, Germany, on a visit to Kenya in May 2005: Lambwe Christian...

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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.

Homa Bay

Homa Bay is a bay and town on the south shore of Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria, in western Kenya. It lies near Mount Homa (in the Luo language Got Marahuma or God Uma) and Ruma National Park, the latter noted for Jackson's hartebeests and roan antelope (the government has also released reticulated giraffes into the park). Homa Bay was once the District Headquarters for all of South Nyanza District, Nyanza Province, but has now been divided into at least three districts.

Located at -0.516667, 34.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Homa Bay District, Populated places in Nyanza Province, Populated places on Lake Victoria

Kuria District

Kuria District is an administrative district in the Nyanza Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Kehancha (sometimes spelled as Kihancha). The district has a population of 256,086 (2009 census) and an area of 581 km². It is inhabited by Kuria people. Kuria district was split into two in December 2007, Kuria West district with Kehancha as the district capital and Kuria East district with Kegonga as the district capital.

Located at -0.5, 34.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kuria District, Districts of Kenya

Popular in vicinity

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