in Tana River, Kenya
- 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: 03:46 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:07 am and 6:14 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
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 03:46 AM (Saturday). 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: 31°C / 88 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Evening Temperature||31°C / 88 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1015 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Strong breeze with 18 km/h (11 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 54% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Sunday, 26th of September 2021
30°C (86 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Monday, 27th of September 2021
32°C (89 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Few clouds, fresh breeze.
Tuesday, 28th of September 2021
33°C (92 °F)
28°C (83 °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, 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.
Hola Airport is an airport in Kenya.
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.
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