in Taita Taveta, Kenya
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -3.402 and 38.364 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -3° 24' 6" and E 38° 21' 50"
- 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: 01:37 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:03 am and 6:17 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2020-10-28 08:19:33
Wundanyi in Taita Taveta with it's 12,501 citizens is a town in Kenya about 181 mi (or 292 km) south-east of Nairobi, the country's capital city.
Current time in Wundanyi is now 01:37 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports near Wundanyi, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Kenya is Kilaguni Airport in a distance of 40 mi (or 64 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania at a distance of 76 mi (or 122 km). The closest in Kenya is Fort Jesus, Mombasa in a distance of 98 mi (or 122 km), North-West.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mbale, Moshi, Kwale, Mombasa and Kilifi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F
|Morning Temperature||20°C / 68 °F|
|Evening Temperature||27°C / 80 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 67% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Thursday, 29th of October 2020
30°C (86 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Few clouds, moderate breeze.
Friday, 30th of October 2020
28°C (82 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 31st of October 2020
22°C (72 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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Wundanyi MISSION crusade... Br. Francis Gitau
This is during an outreach mission to Wundanyi in Taita Taveta county. The speaker is Francis Gitau. Be blessed! @TtucCU ©Taita Taveta Christian Union Editting- Fabian Kunguru, Erick Wenwa...
TAITA HILLS, NGANGAO FOREST - EASTER WEEKEND EXPERIENCE 2019
Hiking adventure at Ngangao forest, Taita.
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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.
Wundanyi is a town lying in the Taita Hills of southern Kenya, about 20 km west of Voi and about 4 km northeast of Ngerenyi. It is also the administrative centre for Taita-Taveta District. The town has a population of 4055 (1999 census). Wundanyi is the centre of an agricultural area and the surrounding slopes are highly terraced. The town is a popular base for hiking, while local attractions include the Ngangao Forest, known for its butterflies, Wesu Rock and the Cave of Skulls.
The Taita Hills, sometimes also spelled as Teita Hills, are a precambrian mountain range in the south-west of Kenya in Taita-Taveta District. The hills consist of three massifs namely Dabida, Sagalla in the southern side of Voi township and Kasigau in the south near the border of Tanzania. The Dawida massif is the largest and tallest of the three, with an altitude of 2,228 meters above sea level at its highest peak, Vuria. Dabida has three other main peaks: Iyale, Wesu, and Susu.
Ngangao Forest is one of the few remaining indigenous cloud forest fragments of the Taita Hills, Kenya. It is located on a rock surrounded by the villages of Makandenyi, Maghimbinyi, Mgambonyi and Kitumbi. It lies 10 km from Wundanyi and can easily be reached by road. There is even frequent public transport from Wundanyi to Makandenyi (at least 10 vehicles daily). The very basic "Ngangao forest camp" is located next to the forester's house at the edge of forest.
Mbale is a town in western Kenya, the central town and headquarters of Vihiga County. It is also called Maragoli, after the indigenous inhabitants of the area, and is home to the annual Maragoli Cultural Festival, which is held every 26 December. Uganda has a town also called Mbale. Mbale's population is around 60,000 people of different races which include the Luhya, Kikuyu, Kisii and Luo, Asians.
Wesu District Hospital
Wesu District Hospital is a 60-bed government hospital in Kenya under the Ministry of Medical Services. It is located in the town of Wundanyi, which is in Wuchichi sub-location, Wundanyi division, Taita district, Wundanyi Constituency, Coast Province.
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