in Elegeyo-Marakwet, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.981 and 35.561 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 58' 52" and E 35° 33' 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: 08:16 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:34 am and 6:45 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

Safety Score: 3,1 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: 2024-06-22 08:14:24

Delve into Kapsowar

Kapsowar in Elegeyo-Marakwet with it's 9,152 habitants is located in Kenya about 179 mi (or 288 km) north-west of Nairobi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kapsowar is now 08:16 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Kapsowar, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Kitale Airport in a distance of 42 mi (or 67 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley in a distance of 60 mi (or 96 km), South-East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kapenguria, Kabarnet, Eldoret, Kitale and Bukwa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 9%
Air Humidity 64%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 45% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 24th of June 2024

21°C (70 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 25th of June 2024

19°C (67 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 26th of June 2024

17°C (63 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

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.


Kapsowar is a small town in the Rift Valley Province, Kenya. In 1994 Kapsowar became the headquarters of the Marakwet District. Prior to this, the Marakwet and Keiyo tribes were collectively grouped into the Elgeiyo-Markwet District. The Marakwet number approximately 200,000 and a part of the Kalenjin family of tribes, which collectively are the second largest ethnic group in Kenya.

Located at 0.983333, 35.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Marakwet District, Populated places in Rift Valley Province

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Marakwet, Kapsowar