in Machakos, Kenya
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -1.517 and 37.267 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -1° 31' 0" and E 37° 16' 0"
- 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: 01:36 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:25 am and 6:29 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,8 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: 2021-05-08 08:36:24
Machakos in Machakos with it's 31,971 citizens is a city in Kenya about 35 mi (or 56 km) south-east of Nairobi, the country's capital city.
Local time in Machakos is now 01:36 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Machakos, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Kenya is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 44 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 is Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania at a distance of 98 mi (or 158 km). The closest in Kenya is Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest in a distance of 116 mi (or 158 km), South.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Wote, Nairobi, Kiambu, Kajiado and Kitui. 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||14°C / 57 °F|
|Evening Temperature||18°C / 65 °F|
|Night Temperature||15°C / 60 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||3%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 97% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Sunday, 9th of May 2021
19°C (66 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Monday, 10th of May 2021
20°C (68 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Tuesday, 11th of May 2021
17°C (63 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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AFRIKA / AFRICA --- KENIA / KENYA --- MATATU --- MACHAKOS --- 1991
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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.
Machakos is a town in Kenya, 64 kilometres southeast of Nairobi. It is the capital of the Machakos District in Eastern Province of Kenya. Machakos Town is a major rural centre, and also a satellite town due to its proximity to Nairobi. Its population is rapidly growing and is 192,117 (as of 2009) (this estimation is probably too high, see). People who live here are mostly the Akambas though it is a cosmopolitan town. Machakos is surrounded by hilly terrain, with a high number of family farms.
Machakos District is an administrative district in the Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Machakos. The district has a population of 906,644 (1999 census). The local climate is semi arid. The terrain is hilly, the district has an altitude from 1000 to 1600 metres above sea level. Akamba people are the dominant tribe.
Mumbuni High School
Mumbuni High School (also known as Mumbuni Secondary School) is a school in Kenya which is located 3 km away from Machakos town. It is one of the largest schools in Machakos District with over 800 students. The school was started in 1965 under the sponsorship of the Africa Inland Church (AIC) at a site near Scott Theological College and shifted to the current location in 1975. The school had "A" level classes during the former education system. The last A-level class sat for exams in 1989.
Machakos Institute of Technology
The Machakos Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private institute in Machakos, Eastern Province, Kenya. MIT has six schools with a strong emphasis on social work, community development, scientific and technological research. MIT was founded in 2008 in response to the increasing expansion in primary and secondary education in Kenya over the years and a lack of corresponding increase in mid-level training colleges and universities.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Masaku, Machakos, ماچاکوس، کنیا, マチャコス, მაჩაკოსი, 마차코스, Мачакосский, Мачакос, Махакос, ماچاکوس, 马查科斯