in Kirinyaga, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-0.499 and 37.280 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -0° 29' 55" and E 37° 16' 49"
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: 08:58 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:26 am and 6:32 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: 2024-04-18 08:12:24

Touring Keruguya

Keruguya in Kirinyaga with it's 15,287 residents is a town located in Kenya about 63 mi (or 101 km) north-east of Nairobi, the country's capital place.

Time in Keruguya is now 08:58 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Keruguya, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Nyeri Airport in a distance of 23 mi (or 37 km), North-West. 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 Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest in a distance of 45 mi (or 73 km), North.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Embu, Murang'a, Nyeri, Chuka and Nanyuki. 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 / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 11%
Air Humidity 64%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 83% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

23°C (74 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

23°C (74 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Africa - Kenya Landscapes

Published: March 28, 2011
Length: 01:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TheGatorgal

Liz, Chris and Anthony in Kenya.

Mount Kenya Castle Forest With Keitan Safaris

Published: August 29, 2018
Length: 42:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Focus Photography

A Short clip of Mt Kenya castle forest hike organised by Keitan Safaris kenya.

Mt. Kenya Castle Forest

Published: February 26, 2019
Length: 30:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Harryson Thuo

Day trip at Mt Kenya Forest on 23/02/19.


Published: April 30, 2019
Length: 34:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Focus the Photographer

The last trip on our first Quarter of the year with Keitan Safaris Kenya. we had maximum fun,adrenaline rush and more. more trips are on the way.

Sagana x jangwani camp

Published: April 30, 2019
Length: 43:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: kamau Wayne

KUSA women individual Kumite Final 2019 Chuka Vs Chuka

Published: March 18, 2019
Length: 31:58 min
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Author: New_Barry

KUSA women individual kumite final is Nelly Phoebe-Chuka university Vs Irene Muthoni-Chuka University.


Published: March 18, 2019
Length: 38:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: New_Barry

Kenya University Sports Association Karate Women's Championship 2019 held at Kirinyaga University.

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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.


Kerugoya is a town in Kenya. It is the capital of Kirinyaga Districtof Central Province. Kerugoya is located 10 kilometres east of Karatina and 40 kilometres west of Embu. The word Kerugoya comes from Kikuyu words 'Kiri-guoya' which means 'The fearful (Bush)'. The place was formerly covered with thick bushes and when the whites arrived in the villages, they named the so-called 'Kithaka kiri guoya' (Gichugu Dialect). Hence the modern name Kerugoya.

Located at -0.5, 37.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kirinyaga District, Populated places in Central Province (Kenya)

Kirinyaga County

Kirinyaga County is a county in the old Central Province of Kenya. Its administrative centre is Kerugoya. As of 1999, the district had a population of 457,105 and an area of 1,478 km².

Located at -0.5, 37.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kirinyaga District, Districts of Kenya

Popular in vicinity

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