Athi River
in Machakos, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.456 and 36.978 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 27' 22" and E 36° 58' 41"
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: 07:25 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:19 am and 6:26 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Anaho
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Kenya in Eastern Africa

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

Delve into Athi River

Athi River in Machakos with it's 24,530 habitants is a city located in Kenya about 16 mi (or 26 km) south-east of Nairobi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Athi River is now 07:25 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Athi River, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania at a distance of 106 mi (or 170 km). The closest in Kenya is Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest in a distance of 114 mi (or 170 km), South. We saw 3 points of interest near this location.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nairobi, Machakos, Kiambu, Kajiado and Wote. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 63% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Monday, 27th of September 2021

24°C (76 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 28th of September 2021

26°C (79 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 29th of September 2021

26°C (80 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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Mvua yasababisha maafa nchini

Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 55:11 min
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Author: KTN Kenya

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Published: August 08, 2013
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Published: May 25, 2013
Length: 48:18 min
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Published: May 21, 2011
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Pixie haircut - Sam Hairstlyst

Published: April 04, 2015
Length: 06:42 min
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Published: February 25, 2015
Length: 23:49 min
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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.

Athi River (town)

Athi River is a town outside Nairobi, Kenya in Eastern Province. It is also known as Mavoko. The town hosts Mavoko municipal council and headquarters of Mavoko division which is part of the Machakos District. It has an urban population of 22,000 and a total population of 48,260 (1999 census), and is relatively industrialised,with six cement factories located within its vicinty.

Located at -1.45, 36.9833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Machakos District, Populated places in Eastern Province (Kenya), Athi-Galana-Sabaki River

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Athi River