in Trans Nzoia, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.016 and 35.006 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 0' 56" and E 35° 0' 22"
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: 02:04 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:35 am and 6:44 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: 2024-04-14 08:21:28

Explore Kitale

Kitale in Trans Nzoia with it's 75,123 inhabitants is located in Kenya about 202 mi (or 325 km) north-west of Nairobi, the country's capital.

Local time in Kitale is now 02:04 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Kitale, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Kitale Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley in a distance of 94 mi (or 151 km), South-East.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kapenguria, Bukwa, Kapsowar, Eldoret and Bungoma. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 41%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Monday, 15th of April 2024

27°C (81 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 16th of April 2024

26°C (78 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

27°C (80 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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FIGS - Threads for Threads

Published: December 15, 2013
Length: 22:55 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: wearFIGS

For every set of scrubs sold, FIGS gives a set to a healthcare provider in need. Founders Heather Hasson and Trina Spear travel to Kitale, Kenya to distribute medical apparel to local medical...

Spina Bifida Repair in Kenya

Published: October 11, 2014
Length: 18:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Volunteers4Humanity

We were taken to Bikeke Village, outside of Kitale, Kenya to care for the local villagers. A mother brought her 2-year-old infant. She stated that her infant cannot walk. He was born with...

Orphans' Poem on Eductaion

Published: August 20, 2014
Length: 11:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Volunteers4Humanity

A Poem recited by Orphans outside of Kitale, Kenya. The children speak on the value of education and how they desired to be educated. In this room there are three classrooms. All on a dirt-floor...

Williams Life on the streets of Kenya

Published: November 14, 2014
Length: 00:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ken McDaniel

Here is a video of my friend in Kitale, Kenya. Its about his life and his blessing from the Lord. Enjoy!

Kitchen for the feeding program

Published: October 21, 2013
Length: 06:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Neuroplastic Travel

Two kids wait for lunch to be cooked at Sister Freda's feeding program for orphans and vulnerable children. Video taken in 2011 while volunteering with www.v...

Our volunteer learned, while helping others

Published: October 23, 2014
Length: 59:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Volunteers4Humanity

In August of 2014, volunteers traveled to Kenya to provide medical care. They witnessed caring, humble people that were truly happy to see that someone cares.

Slum in Kenya Трущобы Кении

Published: September 07, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: OurKids InAfrica

terrible conditions in Kenyan slums.

SAIWA SWAMP NATIONAL PARK- Home to The Sitatunga Antelopes in Kenya

Published: March 28, 2018
Length: 10:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Anthony Kitema

Smallest National Park in Kenya. Home to endangered Sitatunga Antelopes. Serene Nature Trails.

Kitale Town Kenya Aerial View Drone footage

Published: November 22, 2017
Length: 02:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Director Philosopher


Published: April 22, 2019
Length: 25:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Moses Ndege


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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.


Kitale is an agricultural town in western Kenya situated between Mount Elgon and the Cherangani Hills at an elevation of around 7,000 feet . Its urban population was estimated at 220,000 in 2007. It is the administrative centre of the Trans-Nzoia District, in the Rift Valley Province. The main cash crops grown in the area are sunflower, tea, coffee, Pyrethrum, seed beans and seed maize.

Located at 1.01667, 35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Trans-Nzoia District, Populated places in Rift Valley Province, Rift Valley Province, Cities in the Great Rift Valley

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kitale, کیتاله، کنیا, KTL, キタレ, კიტალე, Kitalė, Китале, کیتالے, 基塔萊