in Tharaka - Nithi, Kenya
- Nyeri Airport (46 mi)
- Nanyuki Airport (46 mi)
- Samburu South Airport (60 mi)
- Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (84 mi)
- Nairobi Wilson Airport (89 mi)
- Nakuru Airport (103 mi)
- Garissa Airport (139 mi)
- Amboseli Airport (162 mi)
- Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest (Unesco heritage, 41 mi)
- Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley (Unesco heritage, 111 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -0.333 and 37.646 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -0° 19' 59" and E 37° 38' 45"
- 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: 02:07 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:32 am and 6:38 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2023-03-24 08:18:37
Chuka in Tharaka - Nithi with it's 9,347 citizens is a place in Kenya about 87 mi (or 140 km) north-east of Nairobi, the country's capital city.
Current time in Chuka is now 02:07 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Chuka, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Nyeri Airport in a distance of 46 mi (or 74 km), 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 Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest in a distance of 41 mi (or 66 km), North-West.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Embu, Kathwana, Meru, Keruguya and Murang'a. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F
|Morning Temperature||17°C / 62 °F|
|Evening Temperature||23°C / 74 °F|
|Night Temperature||18°C / 65 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||7%|
|Air Pressure||1012 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Saturday, 25th of March 2023
25°C (78 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Sunday, 26th of March 2023
23°C (73 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Monday, 27th of March 2023
22°C (72 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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Walking with God--Focus Day
Focus Day held at Chuka University on 30/6/2013. Mount Kenya Region Christian Unions.
Emily Marigu Ireri's Sweet Potatoes - Kiaragana Village Njeru-ri - Kenya
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CCS / Sanergy Toilet Launch in Mathare 10
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Kenya Army March and Shoot Exercise part1
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AMREF Flying Doctors en de Nationale Postcode Loterij
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Ground Beef and Beans Tacos Kenyan Style - Jikoni Magic's
These Tacos are easy to make and fun to eat!! They are made with ingredients that are easily available in most Kenyan markets!
VISITING THE MUNGONI ORPHANAGE//TRAVEL TO CHUKA
Hey loves, I visited Chuka,Mungoni children's home and had mad fun with the kids!! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Camera:OppoF9 ...
three horned chameleon at Chogoria toen Kenya
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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.
Meru South District
Meru South District is one of the seventy-one districts of Kenya, located in that country's Eastern Province. In 1992, it was split from the large Meru District, along with Meru Central District, Meru North District, and Tharaka District. Meru South District is the home of the Ameru (Meru) tribe, which is sometimes described as being related to other tribes living around the Mount Kenya region: the Kikuyu and the Embu people.
Chuka is a town in Meru South District of Kenya about 70 km South Of Meru Town. It falls within Eastern Province and the people of the area are Kimeru speaking. It is on the eastern slopes of Mount Kenya. Chuka Town is chiefly occupied by the Chuka people,one of the nine Meru dialect Speakers. They dwell on the south-eastern slopes of Mt. Kenya, and cover the area between the Thuci River in the south, and the Nithi River in the north.