in Wajir, Kenya

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
1.747 and 40.057 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 1° 44' 49" and E 40° 3' 26"
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: 09:57 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:13 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: 2024-06-14 08:00:00

Discover Wajir

Wajir in Wajir with it's 45,771 citizens is a town in Kenya about 307 mi (or 493 km) north-east of Nairobi, the country's capital city.

Current time in Wajir is now 09:57 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Wajir. The closest airport in Kenya is Wajir Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 4 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Marsabit, Garissa, Bu'aale, Garbahaarrey and Kathwana. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 89 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 41%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 83% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Saturday, 15th of June 2024

30°C (87 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Scattered clouds, fresh breeze.

Sunday, 16th of June 2024

30°C (87 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Few clouds, fresh breeze.

Monday, 17th of June 2024

31°C (88 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Broken clouds, fresh breeze.

Videos from this area

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African Express DC-9-32 Landing at Wajir, Kenya - Window View

Published: June 20, 2014
Length: 31:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ian M - flymajj

Window view from African Express Airways McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 5Y-AXF during landing at Wajir (WJR), Kenya. Operating flight XU528 from Mogadishu (MGQ), Somalia to Nairobi (NBO).

camels gate trailer

Published: November 26, 2013
Length: 39:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Camels Gate

a brief clip of Camelsgate Production.

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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.


Wajir is a town in the North Eastern Province of Kenya. It is the capital of Wajir County.

Located at 1.75, 40.05 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wajir District, North Eastern Province (Kenya), Populated places in North Eastern Province (Kenya)

Wajir District

Wajir District is an administrative district in the North Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Wajir. The district has a population of 319,261 and an area of 55,501 km² http://www. statoids. com/yke. html. Wajir district has only one local authority: Wajir county council. The district has four constituencies: Wajir North, Wajir West, Wajir East and Wajir South. Wajir District is divided into fourteen administrative divisions:

Located at 1.74722, 40.0689 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wajir District, Districts of Kenya

Wajir Airport

Wajir Airport is an international airport in the North Eastern Province of Kenya.

Located at 1.73, 40.09 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Kenya, Wajir District, North Eastern Province (Kenya)

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
El Sadi, Wajir, Уаджир, واجیر، کنیا, WJR, ワジール, ვაჯირი, Vadžiras, Ваджир, Wajeer, واجیر, 瓦吉爾