Nairobi
in Nairobi, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.283 and 36.817 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 16' 59" and E 36° 49' 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: 11:05 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:42 am and 6:51 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Anaho
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Kenya in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Kenya.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Kenya. Last Update: 2019-02-18 09:03:10

Delve into Nairobi

Nairobi in Nairobi with it's 2,750,547 habitants is located in Kenya. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Nairobi is now 11:05 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Nairobi, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Nairobi Wilson Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 4 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Kenya is Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest in a distance of 105 mi (or 169 km), North. We encountered 3 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kiambu, Machakos, Kajiado, Murang'a and Nyeri. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Hilton Nairobi

Address
0,5 mi
Mama Ngina St
00100 Nairobi
Kenya

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Heri Heights Serviced Apartments

Address
0,7 mi
Kolobot Drive,Off Arboretum Road
00100 Nairobi
Kenya

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


InterContinental Hotels NAIROBI

Address
0,4 mi
City Hall Way,P.O. Box 30353
00100 NAIROBI
Kenya

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Nairobi Safari Club

Address
0,2 mi
P.O. Box 43564 Lillian Towers Koinange street
00100 Nairobi
Kenya

Time Information

Checkout: 18:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Eka Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
Along Mombasa Road
00100 Nairobi
Kenya

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Crowne Plaza NAIROBI

Address
0,0 mi
Kenya Road, Upper Hill,PO Box 25574
00100 NAIROBI
Kenya

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Southern Sun Mayfair

Address
0,3 mi
Crn Parklands Road Msapo CLS,P.O. Box 66807, Nairobi 00623
00000 Nairobi
Kenya

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sarova Woodlands Hotel & Spa

Address
0,7 mi
00100 72493
00200 Nairobi
Kenya

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Meridian

Address
0,4 mi
Muranga Road 6
00100 Nairobi
Kenya

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


HOTEL AMBASSADEUR

Address
0,5 mi
43796 TOM MBOYA ST
00000 Nairobi
Kenya

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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College of Architecture and Engineering, University of Nairobi DOCUMENTARY 2014

Published: September 25, 2014
Length: 18:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Geoffrey Tanui

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Published: June 13, 2014
Length: 16:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: africaknowledgezone

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Published: November 18, 2013
Length: 05:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: africaknowledgezone

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Published: May 16, 2014
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Rating: 0 of 5
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Published: November 18, 2013
Length: 05:18 min
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Published: June 16, 2014
Length: 10:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
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Shamba Shape Up (English) - Silage, Bananas, Sweet Potatoes

Published: July 03, 2012
Length: 50:24 min
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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.

Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The city and its surrounding area also forms the Nairobi County. The name "Nairobi" comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyrobi, which translates to "cold water". The phrase is also the Maasai name of the Nairobi river, which in turn lent its name to the city. However, it is popularly known as the "Green City in the Sun" and is surrounded by several expanding villa suburbs. Residents of Nairobi are known as Nairobians.

Located at -1.28333, 36.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nairobi, Provincial capitals in Kenya, Capitals in Africa, Populated places established in 1899, Provinces of Kenya, Counties of Kenya, Populated places in Nairobi Province

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) is a 30-storey building located in Nairobi, Kenya. It is located in the central business district of Nairobi. It is a venue for conferences, meetings, exhibitions and special events within a walking distance of several five star hotels. It has hosted many international conferences and seminars. There are several well-equipped conferences and meeting rooms with the largest having a capacity over 4,000 delegates.

Located at -1.28861, 36.8231 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1974, Convention centers, Buildings and structures in Nairobi, Skyscrapers between 100 and 149 meters, Jomo Kenyatta

University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi (UON) is the largest university in Kenya. Although its history as an educational institution goes back to 1956, it did not become an independent university until 1970 when the University of East Africa was split into three independent universities: Makerere University in Uganda, the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, and the University of Nairobi. In 2011 the University had some 61,912 students, of whom 49,488 were undergraduates and 12,424 postgraduates.

Located at -1.27967, 36.8165 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
University of Nairobi, Educational institutions established in 1956, Educational institutions established in 1961, Educational institutions established in 1964, Educational institutions established in 1970, Universities and colleges in Kenya, Association of Commonwealth Universities

National Assembly (Kenya)

The National Assembly is the lower house of the Parliament of Kenya following the 2010 referendum. Prior to this it was the unicameral legislature of the country. It has a total of 349 seats; 290 elected from the constituencies, 47 women elected from the counties and 12 nominated representatives. The speaker serves as an ex officio member.

Located at -1.29, 36.82 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National Assembly of Kenya, Politics of Kenya, National lower houses

Nyayo National Stadium

Nyayo National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Nairobi, Kenya. It is located near the city centre. The stadium holds 30,000 people and was built in 1983. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The popular AFC Leopards football club plays most of its home games at Nyayo stadium. The stadium is also used for athletics and various ceremonies. Other facilities at the Nyayo Stadium include a gymnasium and a 50-metre swimming pool.

Located at -1.30361, 36.8242 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues completed in 1983, Football venues in Kenya, Sports venues in Kenya, Sport in Nairobi, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in Kenya

State House (Kenya)

State House is the official residence of the President of Kenya. It was originally known as Government House. This building was built in 1907 in Nairobi to serve as the official residence of the Governor of British East Africa when Kenya was a British Colony. The governor would conduct his official functions at the old Provincial Commissioner’s office (now a national monument) next to Nyayo House and then retire to Government House for the day.

Located at -1.2828, 36.8029 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Houses completed in 1907, Official residences in Kenya, Government Houses of the British Empire and Commonwealth, Presidential palaces, Buildings and structures in Nairobi, Kenya Colony

East African School of Media Studies

The East African School of Media Studies (EASMS) is an institution providing high level, technology-based training in media-related courses in the East Africa region. The school, established in 2003 by Donald Giesen and based in Nairobi, Kenya, has the stated goal of providing students with professional training that will enable them to expand and improve the media industry in the East Africa region.

Located at -1.28613, 36.8196 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities and colleges in Kenya, Education in Nairobi, Educational institutions established in 2003

Nairobi Gymkhana Club

Nairobi Gymkhana Club is a cricket ground and team in Nairobi, Kenya. It hosted two matches during the 2003 Cricket World Cup. The ground has a capacity of 7,000 people. It is located north of the central business district, but not far from it. The ground is home to a cricket team of the same name, which is one of the oldest cricket clubs in Kenya.

Located at -1.27, 36.8274 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kenyan club cricket teams, Cricket grounds in Kenya, Sport in Nairobi, 2003 Cricket World Cup

Westlands

Westlands is a neighborhood in the city of Nairobi, the capital and largest city in Kenya.

Located at -1.27, 36.81 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kenya, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Suburbs of Nairobi, Nairobi

Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi

The Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi is a private, co-educational school situated in pleasant surroundings in the Parklands suburb of Nairobi. The Aga Khan Academy is a not-for-profit independent school registered with the Ministry of Education, Kenya. With approximately 400 students and more than 50 graduate staff.

Located at -1.26549, 36.8228 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Aga Khan schools, Schools in Kenya, Education in Nairobi, International Baccalaureate schools in Kenya, Educational institutions established in 1970

1998 United States embassy bombings

The 1998 United States embassy bombings were a series of attacks that occurred on August 7, 1998, in which hundreds of people were killed in simultaneous truck bomb explosions at the United States embassies in the East African capitals of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. The date of the bombings marked the eighth anniversary of the arrival of American forces in Saudi Arabia.

Located at -1.28333, 36.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Terrorist incidents in 1998, History of Kenya, Presidency of Bill Clinton, Attacks on diplomatic missions of the United States, Al-Qaeda activities, Terrorism in Kenya, 1998 in the United States, 1998 in Kenya, 1998 in Tanzania, Terrorism in Tanzania, History of the United States (1991–present), Car and truck bombings, United States Marine Corps in the 20th century, 1998 in international relations, Tanzania–United States relations, Kenya–United States relations, Mass murder in 1998

Nairobi Hospital

The Nairobi Hospital is a hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. It was built as a European Hospital, as Kenya was then a British colony. It was later renamed The Nairobi Hospital. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:-1.295438|36.805121 |type:edu|||||| |primary |name= }}

Located at -1.29544, 36.8051 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hospitals with year of establishment missing, Hospitals in Nairobi

Nairobi Railway Museum

The Nairobi Railway Museum is a railway museum in Nairobi, Kenya, adjacent to Nairobi railway station. Containing exhibits from the defunct East African Railways, it was opened in 1971 by East African Railways and Harbours Corporation. It is today operated by Kenya Railways. The museum has maintained its rail connection. This allows for the efficient movement of museum exhibits for maintenance etc. It also allows additions to the collection to be easily placed on site.

Located at -1.29306, 36.8225 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Kenya, Buildings and structures in Nairobi, Rail transport in Kenya, Railway museums in Kenya, National railway museums

Simba Union Ground

The Simba Union Ground is one of several cricket grounds in Nairobi. It is also the home of Simba Union Cricket Club as well as the home of Cricket Kenya academy. The ground is located across the road from Kenya's main Cricket ground the Nairobi Gymkhana Club

Located at -1.26727, 36.8283 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sport in Nairobi, Cricket grounds in Kenya

Nairobi Club Ground

The Nairobi Club Ground is a multi-use sports venue in Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya. It is the oldest cricket ground in Kenya, and was the first to get a turf wicket, which was laid by Don Pringle, who played for East Africa in the 1975 Cricket World Cup.

Located at -1.29694, 36.81 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sport in Nairobi, Cricket grounds in Kenya

A109 road (Kenya)

The A109 road is the main road link between the Kenyan cities of Nairobi and Mombasa. It is also known as The Mombasa road. For the majority of the distance, the road runs adjacent to the Nairobi-Mombasa main line, itself a branch of the Uganda Railway. It is also regarded as one of the most dangerous roads in the country due to the many hundreds of road deaths that have occurred in the last few years.

Located at -1.2927, 36.8204 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roads in Kenya

Kenya Institute of Social Work and Community Development

Kenya Institute of Social Work and Community Development (KISWCD) is a community-focused development and training institution without any governmental, religious or political affiliation. KISWCD was initiated in 1997 and incorporated on 22 June 2000 as a private company limited by guarantee. It was registered by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology on 22 August 2002 as a training institution.

Located at -1.28701, 36.8376 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Technical universities and colleges, Universities and colleges in Kenya, Education in Kenya, Educational institutions established in 1997

Kenyatta National Hospital

Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi is the oldest hospital in Kenya. Founded in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40 as the Native Civil hospital, it was renamed the King George VI in 1952. At that time the settler community were served by the nearby European Hospital. It was renamed Kenyatta National Hospital -- after Jomo Kenyatta -- following independence from the British. It is currently the largest referral and teaching hospital in the country.

Located at -1.30069, 36.807 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals established in 1901, Hospitals in Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta

Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Family

The Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Family is a Roman Catholic cathedral and basilica dedicated to the Holy Family located in Nairobi, Kenya. The basilica is the seat of the Archdiocese of Nairobi. The church was designated a basilica on February 15, 1982.

Located at -1.28694, 36.8206 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Basilica churches in Africa, Roman Catholic Church in Kenya, Buildings and structures in Nairobi, Cathedrals in Kenya, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Africa

Nairobi railway station

Nairobi railway station is a railway station located in Nairobi, Kenya. The station is on the Uganda Railway, and runs services to Mombasa three times per week. There has, however, been suggestion that daily services will resume from around Easter 2010 for the first time since August 2004.

Located at -1.29166, 36.8286 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Kenya, Rail transport in Kenya, Buildings and structures in Nairobi

Jamhuri High School

Jamhuri High School, formerly known as Government Indian School and later The Duke of Gloucester School, is one of the oldest schools in Kenya. It was founded as a Railway Educational Centre in 1906. Prior to Kenya's independence from the British, the school, located at Ngara Nairobi, predominantly enrolled students from the Indian community in Nairobi, hence its former name Government Indian School.

Located at -1.27191, 36.8229 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Education in Nairobi, Schools in Kenya

Upper Hill, Nairobi

Upper Hill is a neighborhood in the city of Nairobi, the capital and largest city in Kenya.

Located at -1.30139, 36.8175 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kenya, Cities in the Great Rift Valley, Nairobi

Kenya Commercial Bank Plaza

Kenya Commercial Bank Plaza (KCB Plaza) is a building under construction in Nairobi, Kenya's capital and largest city.

Located at -1.3, 36.8133 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Nairobi, Nairobi

Sir Ali Muslim Club Ground

Sir Ali Muslim Club Ground is a cricket ground in Nairobi, Kenya. The first recorded match held on the ground came in 1994 when Young Kenya played Bangladesh in a warm-up match for the ICC Trophy which Kenya was hosting. In the main event itself, the ground held seven matches involving various national teams. In 2003 the ground held its first List A matches when Kenya played Sri Lanka A in a two match series. The following year a third List A match was held there when Kenya played Pakistan A.

Located at -1.27651, 36.8335 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1934 establishments, Cricket grounds in Kenya, Football venues in Kenya, Sport in Nairobi, Buildings and structures in Nairobi

2011 Safari Sevens

The 2011 Safari Sevens were the 16th annual edition of the Safari Sevens.

Located at -1.30419, 36.8245 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
African rugby union competitions, Kenyan rugby union competitions, Rugby sevens competitions, Sport in Nairobi

Districts of the same city

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