in Kiambu, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.167 and 36.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 10' 0" and E 36° 49' 59"
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: 03:36 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:28 am and 6:31 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: 2024-05-27 08:00:20

Explore Kiambu

Kiambu in Kiambu with it's 21,234 inhabitants is located in Kenya a little north of Nairobi, the country's capital.

Local time in Kiambu is now 03:36 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Kiambu, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Nairobi Wilson Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Kenya is Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest in a distance of 97 mi (or 156 km), North. We found 3 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nairobi, Murang'a, Machakos, Kajiado and Nyeri. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 73 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 62%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 28th of May 2024

21°C (70 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 29th of May 2024

23°C (73 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

24°C (74 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club

3,2 mi
Ridgeways Road, Off Kiambu Road, P.O. Box 45587
00100 Nairobi

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Tribe Hotel

4,6 mi
Limuru Road the Village Market,Gigiri
00621 Nairobi

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


5,8 mi
00100 Nairobi

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Sportsview Hotel Kasarani

6,0 mi
Kasarani mwiki road
00200 Nairobi

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

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

KaziAfrika Paradise lost trip

Published: April 01, 2008
Length: 40:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mourice Barasa

We had a lot of fun and some changed their status without even noticing.

Steve Mwangi Navigated By S Nyorri in a Subaru Impreza N10 No 50 during the KCB Kiambu Rally 2014

Published: April 28, 2014
Length: 04:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sam Mwangi

Steve Mwangi Navigated By Steve Nyorri In A Subaru N10 Car No 50 - KCB Kiambu Rally 2014. This was at the spectator stage at the Migaa Estate in Kiambu The duo finished in position 15th...

Governors Camp Il Moran Maasai Mara filmed by Malcolm Dent of MDDM

Published: June 29, 2009
Length: 04:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Malcolm Dent

Governors Camp luxury safari camps and lodges Maasai Mara filmed by Malcolm Dent of MDDM.

Christian Aid Week 2010: Joseph's story

Published: March 29, 2010
Length: 55:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: thisischristianaid

Christian Aid Week 2010 focuses on the work of one of our partners, Maji na Ufanisi (MNU) - whose name means water and development in Swahili - in two very different Kenyan slums: Kiambiu and...

Bishop Thomas Muthee

Published: October 28, 2010
Length: 06:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: wofchurchke2010

Thomas Muthee the bishop Word of Faith Churches of Kenya.

Car flying off road between Runda turnoff & Village Market

Published: October 04, 2014
Length: 44:33 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Ravi Shah

Towards the end of the video a black saloon car loses control, swerves, spins off Limuru Road and into a ditch. Amazingly, the car in front of me was a bit far and was not hit. Speeding in...

ICCM 2013: Ketty Adoch, Fruits of Thought: Building a tech-mapping community in Uganda

Published: January 13, 2014
Length: 01:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CrisisMappersNet

Ketty Adoch from Fruits of Thought in Kampala, Uganda describes many initiatives for participatory mapping in the country and software development, http://ww...

Kenya Feeding Program Kenya H 264

Published: March 31, 2009
Length: 35:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: mcmary11

Video of the feeding program ECF group visited in Kenya.

Black History Month 2015 at USIU Kenya

Published: February 19, 2015
Length: 00:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: JuicedToday

2014 Please Like our Facebook Page Follow us on Twitter @JuicedTodayKE Video editor: Calvin Ober ...

Let's Play Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga #1

Published: April 16, 2014
Length: 34:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LionHunter ISK

Welcome to my channel! I do Let's Plays on all sorts of games.

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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.

Kiambu County

Kiambu County is a county covering the former administrative district in the old Central Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Kiambu. The district is adjacent to the northern border of Nairobi and has a population of 744,010. The district is predominantly rural, but its urban population is increasing as Nairobi is growing rapidly. Kikuyu are the dominant tribe in the county. In 2007, Kiambu District was subdivided in two: Kiambu East and Kiambu West.

Located at -1.16667, 36.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kiambu District, Districts of Kenya

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Kiambu.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Kiambu.

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kiambuu, Kiambu, Киамбу