in Kisumu, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-0.102 and 34.762 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -0° 6' 7" and E 34° 45' 42"
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: 08:11 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:36 am and 6:43 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: 2024-04-20 08:25:34

Delve into Kisumu

Kisumu in Kisumu with it's 216,479 habitants is located in Kenya about 164 mi (or 264 km) north-west of Nairobi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kisumu is now 08:11 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Kisumu, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Kisumu Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 4 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 Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley in a distance of 109 mi (or 175 km), East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kakamega, Kapsabet, Siaya, Homa Bay and Kisii. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 61% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

19°C (67 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

25°C (76 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2024

26°C (78 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Grand Royal Swiss

0,8 mi
40100 Kisumu

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
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.

Gor Mahia Fans goes Crazy in Kisumu CBD

Published: November 11, 2014
Length: 39:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: David Migoya

This is how we celebrate.

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Published: March 23, 2011
Length: 36:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: gerardduursma

Vakantie in Kenia. Zeilen op het Victoriameer. Talapia eten.

3D: Kenya 2013 04: Kisumu-Kamanga 02

Published: September 17, 2013
Length: 14:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mark Ulrich

Fahrt von Kisumu nach Kamanga, auch etwas ausserhalb von Kisumu noch ein Gewusel auf der Strasse. Dazu kommen Baustellen, so dass man auf sehr staubige Sandpisten umgeleitet wird.

Bonga boli Kisumu Day One

Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 27:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: KTN Kenya Highlights of the First day of the talent search Bonga boli in Kisumu.

Bonga boli Kisumu day 3

Published: April 22, 2012
Length: 04:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: KTN Kenya The second round of the super sport bonga boli ended in Kisumu and like it was witnessed in Mombasa , there was a mix of talent and comedy as competitors put their best...

Mega Plaza Kisumu #1

Published: August 16, 2010
Length: 12:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: shigerukawachi

Inside Mega Plaza Nakmat in Kisumu where I found a good location for a shop.

Lake Basin Mall Part 2

Published: December 08, 2014
Length: 04:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LakeBasin Mall

LAKE BASIN MALL-KISUMU CITY Strategically located at the junction of the Northern Bypass and the Kisumu-Kakamega highway, The Lake Basin Mall is a first of its kind in Kisumu - it is set to...


Published: January 28, 2008
Length: 34:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Maweni Farm Documentaries

Kisumu, Kenya, 2004. The making and drinking of Chang'aa alcohol in the Ubungo slum. Maweni Farm, IOGT-NTO.

Ian Duncan aibuka mshindi kwenya mbio za magari

Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 54:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: KTN Kenya Dereva Ian Duncan ndiye mshindi wa mkondo wa tatu wa mbio za magari nchini baada ya kumaliza wa kwanza kule kisumu. Hata hivyo mbio hizo zilikatizwa baada ya ajali ...

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Published: August 23, 2011
Length: 50:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: francisnj9

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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.


Kisumu is a port city in western Kenya at 1,131 m, with a population of 394,684 (2009 census). It is the third largest city in Kenya, the principal city of western Kenya, the immediate former capital of Nyanza Province and the headquarters of Kisumu County. It has a municipal charter but no city charter. It is the largest city in Nyanza region and second most important city after Kampala in the greater Lake Victoria basin.

Located at -0.1, 34.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kisumu, Kisumu District, Populated places in Nyanza Province, Provincial capitals in Kenya, Populated coastal places in Kenya, Populated places on Lake Victoria


Nyalenda is an established slum suburb of Kenya's third largest city Kisumu. It is also an electoral ward in the Kisumu Town East Constituency There are large underground changaa and busaa breweries in Nyalenda.

Located at -0.126675, 34.7575 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shanty towns, Populated places in Nyanza Province, Slums in Africa, Kisumu

Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Established in 1952, the Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu is a 76-bed acute care facility. The hospital provides general medicine services, specialist clinics and high-tech diagnostic services and has an emergency Casualty Department. It is part of the Aga Khan Health Services international referral system with links to Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi and Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.

Located at -0.098506, 34.7561 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Infrastructure completed in 1952, Aga Khan hospitals, Hospitals in Kenya, Kisumu

Kisumu Airport

Kisumu International Airport is an airport in Kisumu, Kenya. It is the third busiest airport in Kenya and the country's fourth international airport. The airport has a new terminal with the capacity to handle 700 passengers an hour which translates to 2 million passengers per year. In 2011 the length of the runway was extended from 2 kilometres to 3.3 kilometres giving the airport the capacity to handle large capacity passenger and cargo aircraft.

Located at -0.0861111, 34.7289 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Kenya, Kisumu

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Winam, Lady Whitehouse, Port Florence, Kisumo, Kisumu, كيزيمو, Горад Кісуму, کیسومو، کنیا, KIS, キスム, კისუმუ, 키수무, Кисуму, Кісуму, 基蘇木