in Turkana, Kenya
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 3.119 and 35.597 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 3° 7' 8" and E 35° 35' 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: 09:42 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:36 am and 6:51 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.829 and -140.081 (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
Lodwar in Turkana with it's 20,219 inhabitants is located in Kenya about 316 mi (or 508 km) north of Nairobi, the country's capital.
Local time in Lodwar is now 09:42 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Lodwar. The closest airport in Kenya is Lodwar Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), East. 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 Protection and management requirements in a distance of 63 mi (or 101 km), East.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Moroto, Amudat, Nakapiripirit, Kotido and Kaabong. 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||25°C / 77 °F|
|Evening Temperature||32°C / 90 °F|
|Night Temperature||30°C / 86 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 61% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Friday, 30th of July 2021
29°C (85 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.
Saturday, 31st of July 2021
29°C (85 °F)
30°C (87 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.
Sunday, 1st of August 2021
29°C (83 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Mission Trip to Diocese of Lodwar, Kenya
Mission trip to the Diocese of Lodwar, Kenya. Bishop Paul J Bradley, Msgr. Michael Hazard, and Fr. John Peter msfs. This video presentation is taken on Oct 19 - 20th, 2013.
Turkana. Pre - Campaña Cirugía en Turkana - 2014
Parte del éxito de las campañas quirúrgicas en Turkana (Kenia), es la preparación previa que se realiza durante un par de meses antes a la llegada de los médicos a Lodwar. Se trata de...
Ésto, es Turkana. Así, se lavan los dientes los niños Turkana
helpTurkana ¿Sabéis cómo se "lavan" los dientes un Turkana? Imaginad...normalmente, no tienen mucha agua, así que olvídate de un grifo abierto... o de un vasito, ni si quiera para enjuagarte....
Turkana. Motivaciones - Campaña Cirugía en Turkana - 2014
Las motivaciones para enrolarte en un proyecto solidario de este tipo son muchas, sin embargo, todos los participantes de esta campaña coinciden claramente en una: ayudar a los demás. En...
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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.
Lodwar is the largest town in northwestern Kenya, located west of Lake Turkana on the A1 road. Its main industries are basket weaving and tourism. The Loima Hills lie to its west. Lodwar is the capital of Turkana District. The town has a population of 17,000. According to the Insider’s guide to Kenya Lodwar’s history began around 1933 when a trader named Shah Mohamed, arrived on the banks of the Turkwell River. The roads were inaccessible so he brought the donkeys.
Turkana District is an administrative district in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. Turkana is the northwesternmost district in Kenya. It is bordered by the countries of Uganda to the west; South Sudan and Ethiopia, including the disputed Ilemi Triangle, to the north and northeast; and Lake Turkana to the east. To the south and east, neighbouring districts in Kenya are West Pokot, Baringo and Samburu Districts, while Marsabit District is located on the opposite (i.e.
Lodwar Airport is an airport in Kenya.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Lodwar.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Lodwar, LOK, ლოდვარი, Lodvaras, Лодвар, لودوار, 洛德瓦爾