Kisumu Destination Guide
Explore Kisumu in Kenya.
Kisumu in the region of Nyanza with it's 216,479 inhabitants is a town in Kenya - some 164 mi (or 264 km) North-West of Nairobi, the country's capital city.
Current time in Kisumu is now 08:07 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, Nyamware, Nairobi or Busia. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Rambara, Rabour, Nanga, Mutet, Kisumu and Kibos. 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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Impala Sanctuary Kisumu Kenya
This is a small but beautiful park in Western Kenya by the Lake Victoria. Some 'problem' animals are kept in cages that are not very animal friendly, but other animals can walk easily around. The sanc...
Bonyos Kenya Mission: Visitng the HOVIC ...
This boy stays at the HOVIC Center for homeless children in Kisumu, Kenya. It is a UK based charity program that reintroduces the children to their families, supplies a safe place to stay, meals, educ...
Bonyos Kenya Mission: Singing Boys of th...
These boys stay at the HOVIC Center for homeless children in Kisumu, Kenya. It is a UK based charity program that reintroduces the children to their families, supplies a safe place to stay, meals, edu...
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Upcomming Local Events
A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Kisumu during the next days.
Kingdom Apostolic Network Africa 2019 Leadership Summit (KAN AFRICA)
Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.
Interesting facts about this location
Kisumu is a port city in western Kenya at 1,131 m, with a population of 394,684 (2009 census). It is the third largest city in Kenya, the principal city of western Kenya, the immediate former capital of Nyanza Province and the headquarters of Kisumu County. It has a municipal charter but no city charter. It is the largest city in Nyanza region and second most important city after Kampala in the greater Lake Victoria basin.
Located at -0.1, 34.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Nyalenda is an established slum suburb of Kenya's third largest city Kisumu. It is also an electoral ward in the Kisumu Town East Constituency There are large underground changaa and busaa breweries in Nyalenda.
Located at -0.1, 34.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Vihiga is a town in Kenya located on the eastern side of the Kakamega Forest.
Located at -0.1, 34.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Maseno University is a university based in Maseno, near Kisumu, in Kenya and was founded in 1991. It is one of the seven public universities in Kenya. The university is in Maseno Township along Kisumu-Busia road, some 25 km from Kisumu City and 400 km west of Nairobi. It has two campuses: the Kisumu and the main campus. The main campus is along Kisumu-Busia road, while the Kisumu campus is located in Kisumu City. The name "Maseno" was coined by Rev. J.J.
Located at -0.1, 34.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Winam Gulf is a significant extension of northeastern Lake Victoria into western Kenya. Formerly known as Kavirondo Gulf, Nyanza Gulf, and Lake Nyanza Gulf, it is a shallow inlet and is connected to the main lake by Rusinga Channel (3 mi wide), which is partly masked from the main body of the lake by islands. The port of Kisumu, Kenya's third largest city, stands on its northeastern shore. It has an average width of 16 mi (25 km) & extends for 40 miles (64 km) from Kisumu to the channel.
Located at -0.1, 34.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
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