in Vihiga, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-3.400 and 38.383 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -3° 24' 0" and E 38° 22' 59"
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: 05:24 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:31 am and 6:26 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: 2024-06-24 08:00:22

Explore Mbale

Mbale in Vihiga with it's 60,000 inhabitants is located in Kenya about 182 mi (or 293 km) south-east of Nairobi, the country's capital.

Local time in Mbale is now 05:24 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Mbale, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Kenya is Kilaguni Airport in a distance of 40 mi (or 65 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania at a distance of 77 mi (or 124 km). The closest in Kenya is Fort Jesus, Mombasa in a distance of 97 mi (or 124 km), North-West.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Wundanyi, Moshi, Kwale, Mombasa and Kilifi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 39%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Tuesday, 25th of June 2024

28°C (83 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 26th of June 2024

28°C (83 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Thursday, 27th of June 2024

29°C (84 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Wundanyi MISSION crusade... Br. Francis Gitau

Published: June 13, 2013
Length: 38:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TaitaTaveta CU

This is during an outreach mission to Wundanyi in Taita Taveta county. The speaker is Francis Gitau. Be blessed! @TtucCU ©Taita Taveta Christian Union Editting- Fabian Kunguru, Erick Wenwa...

Safari Taita Hills.avi

Published: July 08, 2012
Length: 21:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: keniadream

Buchen von Safaris in Kenia unter:


Published: June 16, 2013
Length: 55:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TaitaTaveta CU

At Taita Taveta University College CHRISTIAN UNION, once a semester we have a session of exposition of the word of God where we invite a minister of the word. This is on Sunday of the weekend,...

jkuat taita campus

Published: July 22, 2009
Length: 06:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Felix Mong'are N.

This is a jkuat taita taveta IT class 2009 we just having fun in i computer lab it was a java programming class and karis(lab technician shot this clip)


Published: May 07, 2019
Length: 58:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Hikers Afrique

Hiking adventure at Ngangao forest, Taita.

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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.


Wundanyi is a town lying in the Taita Hills of southern Kenya, about 20 km west of Voi and about 4 km northeast of Ngerenyi. It is also the administrative centre for Taita-Taveta District. The town has a population of 4055 (1999 census). Wundanyi is the centre of an agricultural area and the surrounding slopes are highly terraced. The town is a popular base for hiking, while local attractions include the Ngangao Forest, known for its butterflies, Wesu Rock and the Cave of Skulls.

Located at -3.40194, 38.3639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Taita-Taveta District, Populated places in Coast Province

Mbale, Kenya

Mbale is a town in western Kenya, the central town and headquarters of Vihiga County. It is also called Maragoli, after the indigenous inhabitants of the area, and is home to the annual Maragoli Cultural Festival, which is held every 26 December. Uganda has a town also called Mbale. Mbale's population is around 60,000 people of different races which include the Luhya, Kikuyu, Kisii and Luo, Asians.

Located at -3.4, 38.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Vihiga District, Populated places in Western Province (Kenya)

Wesu District Hospital

Wesu District Hospital is a 60-bed government hospital in Kenya under the Ministry of Medical Services. It is located in the town of Wundanyi, which is in Wuchichi sub-location, Wundanyi division, Taita district, Wundanyi Constituency, Coast Province.

Located at -3.40974, 38.355 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Kenya

Popular in vicinity

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