in Kirinyaga, Kenya
- 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: 06:33 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:16 am and 6:25 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2023-12-05 08:27:35
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 06:33 PM (Tuesday). 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: 24°C / 74 °F
|Morning Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Evening Temperature||17°C / 63 °F|
|Night Temperature||14°C / 57 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||3%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 27% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Wednesday, 6th of December 2023
24°C (74 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Thursday, 7th of December 2023
24°C (75 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Friday, 8th of December 2023
24°C (75 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Videos from this area
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Mount Kenya Castle Forest With Keitan Safaris
A Short clip of Mt Kenya castle forest hike organised by Keitan Safaris kenya.
SAGANA X JANGWANI - ADRENALINE RUSH, COURAGE AND BELIEF
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.
KUSA women individual Kumite Final 2019 Chuka Vs Chuka
KUSA women individual kumite final is Nelly Phoebe-Chuka university Vs Irene Muthoni-Chuka University.
KUSA WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP-KARATE
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.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Keruguya.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: