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Nairobi Destination Guide

Explore Nairobi in Kenya.

Nairobi in the region of Nairobi Area with it's 2,750,547 inhabitants is a town in Kenya and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Nairobi in Kenya

Current time in Nairobi is now 05:23 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: Mwanza, Musoma, Moshi, Arusha, Thimbigua or Mukuru. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 81 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 37%
Air Pressure 834.2 hPa
Wind Speed with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 24th of March 2017
Moderate rain, calm, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 26°C (78 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)
Saturday, 25th of March 2017
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 15°C (59 °F)
Sunday, 26th of March 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 15°C (58 °F)


Bomas of Kenya - Nairobi Kenya

01:15 min ( November 23, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
Views: 461 - Rating: 5/5 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor company) Bomas Of Kenya Nairobi Each boma (homestead) in this cultural village was built using traditional specific...

Funky city buses and matatus in Nairobi

04:16 min ( May 20, 2012 by Mantas Lobė)
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Karen Blixen Museum - Nairobi Kenya

01:25 min ( December 11, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
Views: 532 - Rating: 0/5 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor company) Karen Blixen Museum Nairobi This is the beautiful farmhouse where Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa, l...

Best Photos near Nairobi Kenya - Incl ...

01:36 min ( November 20, 2010 by tripadvisorTRIPWOWf)
Views: 355 - Rating: 0/5 The best pictures of Nairobi taken by travel bloggers at the web's premier travel blogging platform. Slideshow created at by TripAdvisor. Top Pics of ...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Nairobi during the next days.


Purpose Culture Forum

Beginning: 05:30 pm (17:30).
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Till Debt Do Us Apart?

Beginning: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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Beyonic Mobile Money Hackathon

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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10th International SWAN Day - Building Bridges , Connecting Artists

Beginning: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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Budgeting For Managers Course

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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OCL Breakfast - Live Reporting For ERP Data From Microsoft Excel

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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Financial Modeling Training In Nairobi, Kenya

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Nairobi Executive Cybersecurity BootCamp Seminar

Beginning: 08:30 am (08:30).
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Mobile Phone And Tablet Repair Course

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Optix East Africa 2017

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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Interesting facts about this location


Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The city and its surrounding area also forms the Nairobi County. The name "Nairobi" comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyrobi, which translates to "cold water". The phrase is also the Maasai name of the Nairobi river, which in turn lent its name to the city. However, it is popularly known as the "Green City in the Sun" and is surrounded by several expanding villa suburbs. Residents of Nairobi are known as Nairobians.

More reading: Nairobi homepage
Located at -1.28, 36.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Capitals in Africa, Counties of Kenya, Nairobi, Populated places established in 1899, Populated places in Nairobi Province, Provinces of Kenya, Provincial capitals in Kenya

University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi (UON) is the largest university in Kenya. Although its history as an educational institution goes back to 1956, it did not become an independent university until 1970 when the University of East Africa was split into three independent universities: Makerere University in Uganda, the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, and the University of Nairobi. In 2011 the University had some 61,912 students, of whom 49,488 were undergraduates and 12,424 postgraduates.

More reading: University of Nairobi homepage
Located at -1.28, 36.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Association of Commonwealth Universities, Educational institutions established in 1956, Educational institutions established in 1961, Educational institutions established in 1964, Educational institutions established in 1970, Universities and colleges in Kenya, University of Nairobi

Nyayo National Stadium

Nyayo National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Nairobi, Kenya. It is located near the city centre. The stadium holds 30,000 people and was built in 1983. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The popular AFC Leopards football club plays most of its home games at Nyayo stadium. The stadium is also used for athletics and various ceremonies. Other facilities at the Nyayo Stadium include a gymnasium and a 50-metre swimming pool.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -1.28, 36.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Kenya, Multi-purpose stadiums in Kenya, National stadiums, Sport in Nairobi, Sports venues completed in 1983, Sports venues in Kenya

National Assembly (Kenya)

The National Assembly is the lower house of the Parliament of Kenya following the 2010 referendum. Prior to this it was the unicameral legislature of the country. It has a total of 349 seats; 290 elected from the constituencies, 47 women elected from the counties and 12 nominated representatives. The speaker serves as an ex officio member.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -1.28, 36.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:National Assembly of Kenya, National lower houses, Politics of Kenya

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) is a 30-storey building located in Nairobi, Kenya. It is located in the central business district of Nairobi. It is a venue for conferences, meetings, exhibitions and special events within a walking distance of several five star hotels. It has hosted many international conferences and seminars. There are several well-equipped conferences and meeting rooms with the largest having a capacity over 4,000 delegates.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -1.28, 36.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1974, Buildings and structures in Nairobi, Convention centers, Jomo Kenyatta, Skyscrapers between 100 and 149 meters

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