Embu Destination Guide
Explore Embu in Kenya.
Embu in the region of Eastern with it's 34,922 inhabitants is a town in Kenya - some 68 mi (or 109 km) North-East of Nairobi, the country's capital city.
Current time in Embu is now 06:08 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Nairobi" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Musoma, Moshi, Arusha, Samsons Corner, Rukuriri or Difatha. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ngiriambu, Nembure, Murinduko, Mbiri, Mathiga and Embu. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Interesting facts about this location
Embu is a town located approximately 120 kilometres northeast of Nairobi towards Mount Kenya. Embu serves as the provincial headquarters of Eastern Province in Kenya and is also the district headquarters of Embu District. Located on the southeastern slopes of Mount Kenya, the town of Embu has a population of 41,092.
Located at -0.53, 37.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Kutus may also refer to Qutuz Kutus is a town in Kirinyaga District, Kenya. Kutus forms a local authority together with another township, Kerugoya. It is known as Kerugoya/Kutus municipality. The municipality has a population of 39,441, of whom 14,056 are classified urban (1999 census). The municipality has six wards: Kerugoya Central, Kerugoya North, Kerugoya South, Kutus South, Kutus Central and Nduini.
Located at -0.53, 37.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Kerugoya is a town in Kenya. It is the capital of Kirinyaga Districtof Central Province. Kerugoya is located 10 kilometres east of Karatina and 40 kilometres west of Embu. The word Kerugoya comes from Kikuyu words 'Kiri-guoya' which means 'The fearful (Bush)'. The place was formerly covered with thick bushes and when the whites arrived in the villages, they named the so-called 'Kithaka kiri guoya' (Gichugu Dialect). Hence the modern name Kerugoya.
Located at -0.53, 37.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Siakago is a town in Kenya. It is the capital of Mbeere District of Eastern Province. It hosts Mbeere county council and is also headquarters of Siakago division of Mbeere District. Siakago division has a population of 34,330, of whom 2,312 are classified urban (1999 census. Siakago is located 25 kilometres east of Embu town. The Kiangombe mountain lies just east of Siakago.
Located at -0.53, 37.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Chuka is a town in Meru South District of Kenya about 70 km South Of Meru Town. It falls within Eastern Province and the people of the area are Kimeru speaking. It is on the eastern slopes of Mount Kenya. Chuka Town is chiefly occupied by the Chuka people,one of the nine Meru dialect Speakers. They dwell on the south-eastern slopes of Mt. Kenya, and cover the area between the Thuci River in the south, and the Nithi River in the north.
Located at -0.53, 37.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 19 mi away.
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