in Sabah, Malaysia
- Kinabalu Park (Unesco heritage, 35 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 5.975 and 116.072 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 5° 58' 29" and E 116° 4' 20"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Ringgit - MYR
- Spoken languages:
- Malay, English, Chinese, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 10:22 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Kuching
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:10 am and 6:31 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -5.750 and -63.767 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Malaysia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Malaysia. Last Update: 2020-08-09 07:22:00
Discover Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu in Sabah with it's 457,326 citizens is a city in Malaysia about 1,010 mi (or 1,625 km) east of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital city.
Local time in Kota Kinabalu is now 10:22 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuching with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Kota Kinabalu, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Malaysia is Kota Kinabalu International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 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 Kinabalu Park in a distance of 35 mi (or 56 km), North-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Victoria, Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangar, Tutong and Kayan Hulu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F
|Morning Temperature||27°C / 80 °F|
|Evening Temperature||30°C / 87 °F|
|Night Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1011 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Tuesday, 11th of August 2020
30°C (87 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 12th of August 2020
30°C (86 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 13th of August 2020
29°C (83 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Hilton Kota Kinabalu
Borneo Vista Suites Hotel
Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu
Videos from this area
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View From 6th Floor Carpark, Centre Point, Kota Kinabalu
This is the view from the 6th floor carpark at Centre Point Shopping Center in Kota Kinabalu. Traffic was busy but still moving though. To make matters worse there was a white Toyota Land Cruiser...
Kota Kinabalu City Center
Brief View of Kota Kinabalu City Center, Borneo, The Land Below The Winds.
Kota Kinabalu City
Kota Kinabalu City on a Saturday afternoon. This is recorded near Wawasan Plaza, Promenade Hotel and Marina Court, near the waterfront overlooking Gaya Island and Sutera Harbour.
Beautiful beaches of Borneo Brendonvdh's photos around Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (borneo beaches)
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Kota Kinabalu Pdwhite's photos around Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (old picture of kota kinabalu)
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Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu (4 Star)
This prominent tropical hotel, located in the Api-Api Center, is situated in central Kota Kinabalu. The hotel is blessed with breathtaking views of the South China Sea, and the verdant Tunku...
Winner Hotel in Kota Kinabalu
You can book this hotel online at http://www.malaysiahotelrooms.com Located in the prime area of Kota Kinabalu, this three star property is just a stroll away from major tourist attractions...
Pulau Banggi, Kudat aka the tip of Borneo Botato11's photos around Kudat, Malaysia (slideshow)
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Imperial International Hotel Kota Kinabalu
You can book this hotel online at http://www.malaysiahotelrooms.com This centrally located design hotel, situated in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, is modern and boutique in nature. Guests...
Floating Mosque - Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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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.
Likas Stadium is located in the area of Likas in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. It is mainly used for association football and athletics and it is located within Likas Sports Complex. Likas Stadium has a capacity of 35,000, making it the 8th largest football stadium in Malaysia in terms of seating capacity. This stadium was originally an all-standing venue with a small grandstand that seats 200 person. Major renovation of the stadium were finished in 2001 for the hosting of Sukma Games in 2002.
Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School
Sabah Tshung Tsin Secondary School (Sekolah Menengah Tshung Tsin Sabah in Malay, 沙巴崇正中学 in Chinese) is a Chinese independent high school located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. The principal is Hiew Hoh Shin. The school has two semesters each year. An academic year begins in January, with an approximately two weeks holiday in June, and ends in the beginning of November. The school is one of sixty Chinese Independent High Schools in Malaysia.
Double Six Monument
The Double Six Monument is a memorial located at Sembulan area in Grace Garden housing complex in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia which marks the site of the June 6, 1976 fatal plane crash known as the Double Six Tragedy bearing the first Chief Minister of Sabah, Tun Fuad Stephens, as well as six other State ministers.
Sabah Science Secondary School
Sabah Science Secondary School also known as Sekolah Menengah Sains Sabah (SMESH) in Malay, is a prominent cluster boarding school in East Malaysia established since 1978 but fully operational on 1 January 1984. Previously known as Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Sabah (SBPS), it was the pioneer of boarding school project in Sabah and Sarawak and was built on 16-acre land near Kinabalu Golf and Country Club.
The Sabah Museum is the state Museum of Sabah, Malaysia. It is sited on 17 ha of land at Bukit Istana Lama in Kota Kinabalu, the state capital. The complex contains not only the museum proper, but also an ethnobotanic garden, a zoo and a heritage village. The main building also houses the Sabah Art Gallery. Other galleries cover Islamic Civilization, Archaeology and History, Natural History, and Ceramics and Brassware.
The Green Connection
The Green Connection is an aquarium and science discovery centre in Kota Kinabalu in the Malaysian state of Sabah. The Green Connection opened in May 2010 and is located just outside down-town Kota Kinabalu in the North west corner of the island of Borneo.
Greater Kota Kinabalu
Greater Kota Kinabalu refers to the urbanised areas surrounding the city of Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia. Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah and is the largest city in the state. The contiguous built-up urban agglomeration around Kota Kinabalu goes beyond the city boundary on the south side and into the districts of Penampang and Putatan. and to a lesser but growing extent into the districts of Papar (south) and Tuaran (north).
Atkinson Clock Tower
The Atkinson Clock Tower is the oldest standing structure in Kota Kinabalu. It was originally known as the Atkinson Memorial Clock Tower and sits in solitary on the bluff along Signal Hill Road overlooking this seaside city and capital of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kota Kinabalu.
- Bandar Seri Begawan
- Kayan Hulu
- Kuala Belait
- Long Layu
- Tideng Pale
- Sungai Nyamuk
- Long Loreh
- Sekatak Bengara
- Long Bang
- Long Peso
- Long Beluah
- Tanjung Palas
- Tanjung Selor
- Long Pujungan
- Data Dian
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Jesselton, Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, کوتا کینابالو, BKI, コタキナバル, 코타키나바루, 코타키나발루, Кота-Кинабалу, 亞庇