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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 01:09 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

21°C / 70 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 89%
Air Pressure 836.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 22nd of March 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)
Friday, 23rd of March 2018
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 23°C (73 °F)
Night: 13°C (55 °F)
Saturday, 24th of March 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 14°C (57 °F)


SBC Skateboarding: Roadtrip USIU Kenya a...

06:46 min ( October 24, 2012 by AfricaSkateboarding)
Views: 346 - Rating: 5/5

Some footage from the SBC Roadtip to the United States International University in Nairobi with Leo Kilel, Kelvin Maina, Victor Murage, Asim aka "Speedy G" and other locals to "USIU Skateboarding Sess...

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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Riding Disco

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.


World Blockchain Summit Nairobi

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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World Blockchain Summit

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World Blockchain Summit

Beginning: 08:30 am (08:30).
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Belgian Kenyan Tech Meetup

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Diversity And Inclusion At The Workplace Training

Beginning: 07:00 am (07:00).
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BrighterMonday HR Forum

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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At The Crossroads: Making Nairobi Faster And Safer

Beginning: 08:30 am (08:30).
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HealthX - The Health Exchange

Beginning: 05:30 pm (17:30).
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Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2018

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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Beginning: 01:30 pm (13:30).
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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

Quote of the moment

Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.

Robert Frost