in Laikipia, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.017 and 37.073 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 1' 0" and E 37° 4' 22"
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: 04:51 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:24 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

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Discover Nanyuki

Nanyuki in Laikipia with it's 36,142 citizens is a town in Kenya about 92 mi (or 147 km) north of Nairobi, the country's capital city.

Current time in Nanyuki is now 04:51 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Nanyuki, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Nanyuki Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 9 km), South. 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 19 mi (or 31 km), North-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nyeri, Keruguya, Meru, Isiolo and Embu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 52%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 12% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 20th of May 2024

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

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

22°C (71 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 22nd of May 2024

22°C (72 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay


0,5 mi
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
00000 Nanyuki

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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Coriolis Effect in Nanyuki Kenya

Published: May 14, 2014
Length: 43:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TwoDigitalGypsies

On our safari in Kenya we stopped in Nanyuki and were given a demonstration of the Coriolis Effect.

Nanyuki Camel Camp, un camp somalien au Kenya

Published: May 08, 2011
Length: 37:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Stéphanie Bolduc

L'expérience de vivre dans un camp somalien au Kenya lors d'un Safari privé.

Nanyuki KCB rally weekend

Published: September 25, 2014
Length: 36:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Daniel Kiyai

This is how it went down at Nanyuki.

Weekend rally in nanyuki

Published: September 25, 2014
Length: 00:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel Kiyai

watch how it went down in Kenya.

Efekt Coriolisa Kenia / Coriolis Effect Kenya

Published: December 06, 2010
Length: 36:34 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: MrSztyrlic

Prezentacja Efektu Coriolisa na równiku w Kenii w pobliżu miasta Nanyuki. Presentation of Coriolis Effect on the Equator in Kenya near the city of Nanyuki.

Goodness, Gracious Me

Published: December 15, 2014
Length: 56:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bwarestudio

Goodness, Gracious me, as performed at the Nanyuki panto 2014.

Daraja Academy

Published: May 21, 2012
Length: 44:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Anja Matthiassen

Daraja Academy is a girl's school situated in Nanyuki, Kenya.

PKSS - A cultural exchange between Uaso Nyiro and ASIA North Poplar

Published: August 26, 2012
Length: 19:44 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Silvia Knittel

Project Kenya Sister Schools (PKSS) is a charitable organization that helps Kenyan kids go to school while supporting the conservation efforts of the Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy in the Laikipia...

Heather Hall of PKSS describes lunch in a Kenyan school.

Published: August 21, 2012
Length: 55:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Silvia Knittel

Heather Hall from Project Kenya Sister Schools describes a typical Kenyan school lunch. Project Kenya Sister Schools is a Canadian based North American charitable organization that helps Kenyan...

Grandma Mary's kids play with technology

Published: August 19, 2012
Length: 54:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Silvia Knittel

Grandma Mary's kids had the opportunity to play with some technology while we waited for Grandma to arrive. They also looked at a photo album that included pictures from the last 4 years.

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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.


Nanyuki is a market town in central-east Rift Valley region of Kenya lying northwest of Mount Kenya along the A2 road and at the terminus of the branch railway from Nairobi. It is situated just north of the Equator (0° 01' North). It was founded in 1907 by British settlers, some of whose descendants still live in and around the town. Nanyuki is currently the main airbase of the Kenya Air Force.

Located at 0.0166667, 37.0667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Laikipia District, Populated places in Rift Valley Province

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Nanyuki, نانیوکی، کنیا, NYK, ნანიუკი, Нанюки, نانیوکی, 納紐基