in Lamu, Kenya
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -2.272 and 40.902 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -2° 16' 18" and E 40° 54' 7"
- 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: 02:28 PM (Friday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:17 am and 6:17 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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
Lamu in Lamu with it's 24,525 inhabitants is a city in Kenya about 290 mi (or 467 km) east of Nairobi, the country's capital.
Local time in Lamu is now 02:28 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Lamu, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Manda Airstrip in a distance of 2 mi (or 2 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Kenya is Lamu Old Town in a distance of 39 mi (or 62 km), North.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hola, Kilifi, Mombasa, Garissa and Kwale. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F
|Morning Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 78 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||2%|
|Air Pressure||1018 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Saturday, 19th of June 2021
27°C (81 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.
Sunday, 20th of June 2021
27°C (81 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.
Monday, 21st of June 2021
26°C (79 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, few clouds.
Videos from this area
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I've just turned my camera on while walking across the lovely town. Lamu is a town situated on an island ( Indian Ocean). No crime, no aggression. Everyone says hello ('jambo') to you. You...
Fishing at the Majlis Hotel, Lamu...Indian Ocean Fishing! Lot's of fun!
Set on the idyllic Manda Island in the romantic Lamu archipelago on Kenya's Northern Coast, The Majlis is a luxury boutique hotel with the comfort, ambience and intimacy of a private home....
Kim in Shela, Lamu, Kenya - Part 2
I lived in Shela, a Swahili/Kenyan island; 3 miles by 4 miles off Kenya's mainland for 3 months this year. Contained within this video are snap-shots of what my eyes, heart and soul captured;...
Ali Lamu Originals : weekend bags fair trade made in Kenya
Ali Lamu Originals is a community project which produces hand and heart made handbags with old tanga (dhow sails) in Kenya on Lamu Island. Shop now on: http://www.alilamuoriginals.com Follow...
02 April 2015 - It's a hot and sunny day in Lamu
Walking through a cemetery, passing by the County Commissioner's residence and heading to the hospital.
Poblado de refugiados somalíes Borana en Lamu, Kenia.
Poblado de refugiados somalíes Borana en Lamu, Kenia, que encontraron una vida digna y estable gracias a ANIDAN. Anímate a colaborar y hazte socio en www.anidan.org.
Video 1 Introduction To Microsoft Word
Part 2 of the free training series at Lamu Computer Centre http://www.lamucomputercentre.com/free-training/
Video 3 Insert Menu Microsoft Office Word Typesetting
Part 4 of the free training series at Lamu Computer Centre http://www.lamucomputercentre.com/free-training/
Video 4 Page Layout Menu Basic Editing
Part 5 of the free training series at Lamu Computer Centre http://www.lamucomputercentre.com/free-training/
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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.
Lamu or Lamu Town is a small town on Lamu Island, which in turn is a part of the Lamu Archipelago in Kenya. Lamu town is also the headquarters of Lamu District and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lamu Island is a part of the Lamu Archipelago of Kenya. Lamu Old Town, the principal inhabited part of the island, is one of the oldest and best-preserved Swahili settlements in East Africa. Built in coral stone and mangrove timber, the town is characterized by the simplicity of structural forms enriched by such features as inner courtyards, verandas, and elaborately carved wooden doors.
Manda Airport, also called Lamu Airport is an airport in Kenya.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Lamu.
Shela: Lamu Island, Shela (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Amu, Lamu, لامو, Горад Ламу, לאמו, LAU, ラム, ლამუ, 라무, Antiga Cidade de Lamu, Лама, Ламу, 拉穆