in Murang'A, Kenya
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -0.717 and 37.150 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -0° 43' 0" and E 37° 9' 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: 11:34 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:12 am and 6:20 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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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
Murang’a in Murang'A with it's 11,987 residents is a town located in Kenya about 45 mi (or 73 km) north-east of Nairobi, the country's capital place.
Time in Murang’a is now 11:34 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Murang’a, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Nyeri 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 in Kenya is Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest in a distance of 61 mi (or 99 km), North.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Keruguya, Embu, Nyeri, Kiambu and Chuka. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F
|Morning Temperature||14°C / 57 °F|
|Evening Temperature||18°C / 65 °F|
|Night Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 19% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Sunday, 17th of October 2021
26°C (79 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Monday, 18th of October 2021
24°C (75 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Tuesday, 19th of October 2021
21°C (69 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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Rafting on the Tana River, Kenya (1)
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White Water Rafting in Kenya.
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CHS Residential Mentorship Programme: Muranga District Hospital
With funding from CDC, CHS is supporting the residential mentorship programme, an innovative peer led learning programme whereby a team of Ministry of Health mentors at Muranga District Hospital.
CHS Community Health Support for HIV Care and Treatment
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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.
Murang'a (sometimes misspelled as Muranga) is a town in Central Province of Kenya. The town was previously called Fort Hall. It is the administrative centre of Murang'a County and is mainly inhabited by the Kikuyu community. According to the 1999 census, the town has a population of about 11,021.
Karuri is a town in Kiambu District (Kiambu East), Central Province, Kenya. The town hosts a town council. The Council borders the city of Nairobi to the South for about 20 km from Nairobi City, Kikuyu Town Council to the West, Limuru Municipal Council to the North and Kiambu Municipal Council to the East. It covers an area of 46 km. with a population of 105,506 people, of which 19,746 are classified as urban (1999 census).
Murang'a High School
Murang'a High School is a Catholic church sponsored boys boarding high school located in Murang'a town, Kenya. It has over 800 students. The school was founded in the year 1964 and since then has grown to become the one of the top performers in Murang'a County. The school is situated very close to the main town centre and is easily accessible by road or on foot. The school is surrounded by a quiet neighborhood and natural surroundings helpiing to create the perfect learning conditions.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Murang’a.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Fort Hall, Murang’a