in Kakamega, Kenya
- Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley (Unesco heritage, 103 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 0.284 and 34.752 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 0° 17' 3" and E 34° 45' 8"
- 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: 10:27 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:27 am and 6:33 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2023-10-01 08:16:18
Kakamega in Kakamega with it's 63,426 citizens is a city in Kenya about 179 mi (or 288 km) north-west of Nairobi, the country's capital city.
Local time in Kakamega is now 10:27 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Kakamega, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Kakamega Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 4 km), 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 103 mi (or 166 km), East.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bungoma, Bungoma, Kapsabet, Kisumu and Siaya. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F
|Morning Temperature||16°C / 60 °F|
|Evening Temperature||20°C / 69 °F|
|Night Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||5%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 21% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Monday, 2nd of October 2023
28°C (82 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Tuesday, 3rd of October 2023
28°C (82 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Wednesday, 4th of October 2023
27°C (80 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
KAKAMEGA REVIVAL DEC 31 Part 1 - Prophet Dr. Owuor
The Cripples walked, the blind saw, deaf ears popped open, Tumours dissolved & Millions received The LORD Jesus. Kakamega revival part 1 KAKAMEGA REVIVAL DEC 31 DVD 2 - Prophet Dr.
Kakamega Tropical Rain Forest 2015 Documentary
After a two day visit of the Kakamega Tropical Rainforest, GAA frames crew compliled the following video for presentation at the Kenya Miss Tourism Kenya 2015.
Cultural and ecological role of big Ficus trees in Kakamega rainforest
Kakamega Forest Reserve, January 2012 Nancy Khadioli explains the cultural and ecological significance of big Ficus trees in the forest. Ficus is common in the Kakamega rainforest, Western...
Dik Dik Rescue in Kakamega Forest
Stumbled into this young female dik dik while trekking through Kakamega forest.
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Broken ankle healed - Prophet Dr. Owuor
Broken ankle healed. She came all the way from Finland to get her healing. Glory To GOD!!! Kakamega Revival - Dec 31-Jan 1, 2014.
Suspected Thieves Eating Grass
Story goes, some chap was robbed and got the local village "medicine-man" to perform his magic. What transpired next as witnessed in the clip, is that the suspected robbers began to devour...
The Test HD Trailer
Most Africans don't know their HIV status, and without knowledge, stigma and fear of HIV and people who are HIV positive remain and HIV positive people stay untreated. Nearly 50000 came forward...
astrosafari #2 Nairobi-Kitale_teaser, total eclipse in Kenya
Full HD version here: http://vimeo.com/83507478 In part #2 our group went to autotravel from Nairobi towards the band Eclipse. Crossing the equator, we will carry out the famous experiment...
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology 2015 cultural week Video
This is part of what took place at MMUST 2015 cultural week (TAMASHA) models competition.
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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.
Kakamega is also the genus of the Grey-chested Illadopsis (Kakamega poliothorax), a bird Kakamega is a town in western Kenya lying about 30 km north of the Equator. It is the headquarters of kakamega county. The town has a population of 73,607 (1999 census). Kakamega is 52 km north of Kisumu, the third largest city in Kenya and a port city on Lake Victoria. The average elevation of Kakamega is 1,535 metres. Kakamega county is Kenya's second most populous county after Nairobi.
Kakamega District is a district in the Western Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Kakamega. It has a population of 603,422 and an area of 1,395 km² http://www. statoids. com/yke. html. The district has four constituencies: Malava Constituency Lurambi Constituency Shinyalu Constituency
Bukhungu Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kakamega, Kenya. It used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Western Stima of the Kenyan Premier League. The stadium holds 5,000 spectators.
Kakamega School, formerly known as African Government School Kakamega and Kakamega High School, is a four-year high school in Kakamega, Kenya. It is categorized by the Ministry of Education Kenya as a national school. Kakamega School is notable in the country for performances in extra curricular activities such as drama, and also excels in sport.
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, formerly Western College of Science and Technology, is a public university in Kenya. The university is named after Masinde Muliro, a beloved Kenyan politician who helped found the school. Muliro died in 1992.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kakamega.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kakamega, کاکامگا، کنیا, GGM, კაკამეგა, Какамеге, Какамега, 卡卡梅加