in West Pokot, Kenya
- Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley (Unesco heritage, 95 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 1.233 and 35.117 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 1° 13' 59" and E 35° 7' 0"
- 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: 12:11 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:36 am and 6:48 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2022-06-26 08:02:53
Kapenguria in West Pokot with it's 56,000 inhabitants is located in Kenya about 210 mi (or 338 km) north-west of Nairobi, the country's capital.
Local time in Kapenguria is now 12:11 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 Kapenguria, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Kitale Airport in a distance of 21 mi (or 34 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 95 mi (or 153 km), South-East.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kitale, Bukwa, Kapsowar, Binyin and Kapchorwa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 67 °F
|Morning Temperature||11°C / 52 °F|
|Evening Temperature||16°C / 61 °F|
|Night Temperature||14°C / 57 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||12%|
|Air Pressure||1017 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 16% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Monday, 27th of June 2022
21°C (69 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Tuesday, 28th of June 2022
22°C (72 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Wednesday, 29th of June 2022
19°C (67 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Kapenguria is a town lying north east of Kitale on the A1 road in Kenya. Kapenguria is capital of the West Pokot County. Kapenguria forms a municipality with an urban population of 13,000 and a total population of 56,000 (1999 census). Kapenguria municipality has seven wards (Chemwochoi, Kaibos, Kapenguria, Keringet/Psigirio, Kisiaunet, Siyoi and Talau). All of them belong to Kapenguria Constituency, which has a total of 23 wards, the remaining 15 are located within other local authorities.
West Pokot District
West Pokot District is an administrative district in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Kapenguria. The district has a population of 308,086 (1999 census) and an area of 9,064 km² http://www. statoids. com/yke. html. Pokot people inhabit the area. Kengen's Turkwel Hydro Power Plant is also situated in West Pokot District. It is a power plant that produces about 105MW of power that is fed to the national grid.
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