in Marsabit, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
2.328 and 37.990 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 2° 19' 42" and E 37° 59' 23"
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: 06:03 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:39 am and 6:43 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: 2024-02-22 08:21:11

Delve into Marsabit

Marsabit in Marsabit with it's 15,361 habitants is located in Kenya about 262 mi (or 422 km) north of Nairobi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Marsabit is now 06:03 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Marsabit. The closest airport in Kenya is Segel Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Protection and management requirements in a distance of 114 mi (or 184 km), North-West.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Maralal, Isiolo, Wajir, Meru and Kathwana. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 40%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 66% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Friday, 23rd of February 2024

25°C (78 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 24th of February 2024

27°C (81 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Sunday, 25th of February 2024

25°C (77 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Videos from this area

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Cargo Human Care e.V. Marsabit Kenya

Published: February 04, 2014
Length: 46:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Catharina Pfeffer

"Do good things and talk about it" - a documentary about Cargo Human Care e.V. in Marsabit, Kenya.

Partners for Care - Treating Jiggers affecting children in Marsabit, Kenya

Published: June 01, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: David Gruber

This brief video shows how jiggers affect the hands and feet of children in this remote region in northern Kenya. Partners for Care staff travel to Marsabit and other under-served peoples in...

Vagabondo per il mondo Ep.2 - From Moyale to Isiolo - Kenya

Published: November 13, 2014
Length: 20:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mauro Dagna

Second episode for the Tour around the World by Mauro Dagna, alias "Vagabondo per il mondo" and his bike. From Moyale, the border between Ethiopia and Kenya, we descend together until Isiolo,...

villaggio di capanne

Published: May 07, 2013
Length: 46:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 1bambinoXamico

qui si può notare le loro misera abitazioni circondati dal nulla.

Book Launch:- "The Journey to Self Realization" - John Abdub

Published: January 12, 2019
Length: 16:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: John Abdub

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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.


Marsabit is a town in northern Kenya, located 170 km east of the center of the East African Rift at 37°58' E, 2°19' N (37.97°E, 2.32 N). It is located in the Eastern Province and is almost surrounded by the Marsabit National Park and Reserve. It serves as the capital of Marsabit District, and lies southeast of the Chalbi Desert in a forested area known for its volcanoes and crater lakes.

Located at 2.33333, 37.9833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Marsabit District, Populated places in Eastern Province (Kenya)

Mount Marsabit

Marsabit is a 6300 km² basaltic shield volcano in Kenya, located 170 km east of the center of the East African Rift, in Marsabit District near the town of Marsabit. This was primarily built during the Miocene, but some lava flows and explosive maar-forming eruptions have occurred more recently. At least two of the maars host crater lakes. The volcano is covered by dense forest. Marsabit National Park is in the area.

Located at 2.31667, 37.9667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Marsabit District, Eastern Province (Kenya), Volcanoes of Kenya, Maars, Mountains of Kenya, Crater lakes, Miocene volcanoes

Marsabit Airport

Marsabit Airport is an airport in Kenya.

Located at 2.345, 38 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Kenya, Marsabit District, Eastern Province (Kenya)

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Marsabit, RBT