Vihiga Town
in Vihiga, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.050 and 34.725 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 3' 0" and E 34° 43' 29"
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: 03:00 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:21 am and 6:28 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: 3,4 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

Delve into Vihiga Town

Vihiga Town in Vihiga is a city located in Kenya about 171 mi (or 276 km) north-west of Nairobi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Vihiga Town is now 03:00 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Vihiga Town, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Kisumu Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 15 km), South. 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 Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley in a distance of 108 mi (or 174 km), East.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kisumu, Kakamega, Kapsabet, Siaya and Bungoma. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 38%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 59% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 27th of October 2021

28°C (82 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 28th of October 2021

28°C (82 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 29th of October 2021

28°C (83 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, clear sky.

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Published: September 05, 2009
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Published: September 15, 2014
Length: 55:29 min
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Published: October 22, 2014
Length: 23:17 min
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Published: December 20, 2012
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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Vihiga is a town in Kenya located on the eastern side of the Kakamega Forest.

Located at 0.05, 34.725 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Vihiga District, Populated places in Western Province (Kenya)

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