in Murang'A, Kenya

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Location Summary
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: 01:25 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:34 am and 6:39 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: 2024-07-14 08:23:34

Touring Murang’a

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 01:25 PM (Sunday). 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: 22°C / 72 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 60% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 15th of July 2024

22°C (71 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of July 2024

22°C (71 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of July 2024

20°C (68 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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River Rafting Kenya Sagana 2014 NOKIA

Published: December 18, 2014
Length: 31:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MrSabx

River rafting EGY - Kenya Sagana 2014.

Rafting on the Tana River, Kenya (1)

Published: April 07, 2009
Length: 53:51 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: ewpnetcom

Half a day of brilliant fun after a Mount Kenya trip involves an exciting whitewater rafting experience with Mark Savage. There is something here for everybody. Part 1: Savage Camp on the...

Rafting in Kenya

Published: February 06, 2012
Length: 32:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Savage Wilderness

This video is of Rafting on the River Tana. A class II-V river depending on water levels. Savage Wilderness will also operate on the Mthioya river and Athi River. With Trips from 2 hours to...

White Water Rafting in Kenya.

Published: April 07, 2009
Length: 35:19 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: ewpnetcom

Just a group of beginners at the mercy of Mark Savage, white water rafting on the Tana River in Kenya. What fun for everybody! Part 2: The rafting fun begins, EWP 2009 More information: http://www....

CHS Residential Mentorship Programme: Muranga District Hospital

Published: April 15, 2014
Length: 47:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CHS Kenya

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

Published: April 15, 2014
Length: 31:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CHS Kenya

Through its Tegemeza programme, CHS supports Vision Garden Home Based Care, a community based organisation in Central Kenya, with training, regular mentorship and resources to implement ...

horse riding in kenya 1

Published: January 27, 2008
Length: 20:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jonathan Shaw

cantering with the shakes.

Viajes a Kenia - Safari nocturno en Masai Mara

Published: June 12, 2011
Length: 27:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ViajesNyalaTours

Del director de la agencia de viajes Nyala Tours. Descubrir una manada de 17 leones que han cazado 5 ñus en plena noche a las 5 de la mañana y como va llegando un amanecer mágico en la ...

Kenya - Lions Eating their Prey - Safari

Published: January 05, 2010
Length: 12:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ciaranpconnolly


Published: August 05, 2010
Length: 56:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: juan saez

Samburu National Park.

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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.

Located at -0.716667, 37.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Muranga District, Populated places in Central Province (Kenya)


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).

Located at -0.7, 37.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kiambu District, Populated places in Central Province (Kenya)

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.

Located at -0.722478, 37.1461 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Education in Central Province (Kenya), Schools in Kenya

Popular in vicinity

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