in Tana River, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.483 and 40.033 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 28' 57" and E 40° 2' 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: 04:12 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:15 am and 6:18 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: 2024-05-27 08:00:20

Discover Hola

Hola in Tana River with it's 6,932 citizens is a city in Kenya about 223 mi (or 358 km) east of Nairobi, the country's capital city.

Local time in Hola is now 04:12 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Hola, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Hola Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South-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 Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests in a distance of 50 mi (or 81 km), South-West.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Garissa, Lamu, Kitui, Kilifi and Wote. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 49% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 28th of May 2024

31°C (89 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Wednesday, 29th of May 2024

31°C (88 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Overcast clouds, strong breeze.

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

32°C (89 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Scattered clouds, fresh breeze.

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.

Hola, Kenya

Hola, also known as Galole is a small town in Kenya on the Tana River with a population of 6932. Hola is the capital of the Tana River District, in the Coast Province. It is a busy market town, and portal to Ijara District and Northeastern province by local canoe ferry across the Tana River. In addition to the Hola agricultural irrigation scheme, there is a District Hospital and a Kenya Prisons facility located within the town.

Located at -1.5, 40.0333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Coast Province, Tana River District, Tana River (Kenya)

Hola Airport

Hola Airport is an airport in Kenya.

Located at -1.52, 40.0039 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Kenya, Tana River District, Coast Province

2012-13 Tana River District clashes

In August 2012, a series of ethnic clashes between the Orma and Pokomo tribes of Kenya's Tana River District resulted in the deaths of at least fifty-two people. The violence was the worst of its kind in Kenya since the country's 2007–08 crisis. The violence left 118 people dead and more than 13,500 displaced and another more than 30,000 people affected by the ethno-political clashes. Over 50% of the 13500 are children the rest being women and elderly.

Located at -1.5, 40 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tana River District, Ethnic conflicts, Conflicts in 2012, Mass murder in 2012, 2012 in Kenya, Murder in Kenya, Massacres in Kenya

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Hola.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Galole, Hola, HOA