in Kwale, Kenya
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -4.648 and 39.382 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -4° 38' 51" and E 39° 22' 54"
- 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: 06:02 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:30 am and 6:26 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: 3,4 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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Shimoni in Kwale with it's 2,374 residents is a town located in Kenya about 292 mi (or 470 km) south-east of Nairobi, the country's capital place.
Time in Shimoni is now 06:02 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Shimoni, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Ukunda Airstrip in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 km), North-East. 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 Fort Jesus, Mombasa in a distance of 53 mi (or 86 km), North.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kwale, Tanga, Wete, Mombasa and Chake Chake. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 71 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Night Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1021 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 30% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Thursday, 5th of August 2021
26°C (79 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Friday, 6th of August 2021
27°C (81 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Saturday, 7th of August 2021
26°C (79 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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East African coast: a round trip
In a C172 from Nairobi's Wilson airport to Ukunda airfield, which serves Kenya's South coast, in particularly, Diani Beach. The site of the Ukunda airfield was selected & cut from the bush...
DOLPHINS SHOW ESCURSIONE WASINI ISLAND KENYA
Delfini sussurranti in versi marini ondeggiando tra spuma bianca il mare accoglie frizzante. Versi d'altra specie captano l'umano sentire, voci s'inabissano per poi risalire. Errando per mari...
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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.
Shimoni is a port village and tourist destination in south eastern Kenya near the border with Tanzania.
Wasini Island lies off the southern Indian Ocean coast of Kenya next to Shimoni. It is approximately 5 km long and 1 km across. The island is sparsely populated and undeveloped. There are no cars or roads. A site of early Swahili civilization, this coral island is occupied by the Vumba people, an indigenous group of Bantu speaking peoples who have a rich history. They speak Swahili and Kivumba and they number about 1500.
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