in Samburu, Kenya
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 1.097 and 36.698 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 1° 5' 48" and E 36° 41' 52"
- 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: 05:44 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:24 am and 6:27 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2023-12-10 08:11:50
Delve into Maralal
Maralal in Samburu with it's 20,841 habitants is located in Kenya about 165 mi (or 265 km) north of Nairobi, the country's capital town.
Current time in Maralal is now 05:44 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Maralal, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Samburu South Airport in a distance of 70 mi (or 112 km), South-East. 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 Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley in a distance of 55 mi (or 89 km), South-West.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kabarnet, Kapsowar, Nanyuki, Isiolo and Ol Kalou. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F
|Morning Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Evening Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||2%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 86% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Monday, 11th of December 2023
20°C (69 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.
Tuesday, 12th of December 2023
21°C (69 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 13th of December 2023
21°C (70 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
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.
Maralal is a small hillside market town in northern Kenya, lying east of the Loroghi Plateau within the Samburu District. It is the administrative headquarters of the Samburu people. The town has an urban population of 16,281. The market was pioneered by some Somali settlers in the 1920s. Nearby is the Maralal Game Sanctuary. Maralal is also home to Kenyatta House, the location where Jomo Kenyatta was detained prior to his release.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Maralal.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: