in Elegeyo-Marakwet, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.467 and 35.533 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 28' 0" and E 35° 31' 59"
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: 10:30 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:19 am and 6:25 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: 3,4 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: 2020-10-20 08:21:14

Discover Kaptarakwa

Kaptarakwa in Elegeyo-Marakwet is a place in Kenya about 150 mi (or 241 km) north-west of Nairobi, the country's capital city.

Current time in Kaptarakwa is now 10:30 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports near Kaptarakwa, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Eldoret International Airport in a distance of 21 mi (or 33 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 49 mi (or 79 km), East.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 71 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 64%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 22nd of October 2020

22°C (72 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 23rd of October 2020

22°C (72 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 24th of October 2020

22°C (71 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Published: November 20, 2010
Length: 18:53 min
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Published: December 02, 2014
Length: 54:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas Pohl

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Published: February 21, 2019
Length: 22:41 min
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Author: Matt Holton

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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.


Kapatarakwa is a growing centre in Keiyo District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya. Kaptarakwa is located about 37 km from the town of Eldoret in the Kenyan highlands. Notable natives include athletes Albert Chepkurui, Sammy Kipketer, Viola Kibiwott, Jonathan Kandie and Vivian Cheruiyot. Former powerful minister Hon. Nicholas Kipyator Biwott is a current resident. Kaptarakwa is about 8000ft above sea level. Nearby is the Kerio Escarpment which drops down to 1000 ft above sea level.

Located at 0.466667, 35.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Keiyo District, Populated places in Rift Valley Province

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