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Nakuru Destination Guide

Delve into Nakuru in Kenya!

Nakuru in the region of Rift Valley with it's 259,903 residents is a place located in Kenya - some 86 mi (or 139 km) North-West of Nairobi, the country's capital.

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Local time in Nakuru is now 07:22 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Nairobi" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Musoma, Moshi, Arusha, Nyeri, Nairobi or Njoro. While being here, you might want to check out Nakuru and Dawsonville as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Small glimpse of Nakuru town

01:01 min ( April 29, 2011 by afutureandahope)
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Game driving in Lake Nakuru Jandhontour'...

01:36 min ( December 17, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Preview of Jandhontour's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Lake Nakuru ...

Nakuru 3:16 (2009 trailer)

02:36 min ( December 21, 2009 by ecodan)
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Nakuru 3:16 is a project serving street families in Nakuru, Kenya. This project is removing girls and their children from the streets, providing life-giving counseling and education, and giving them a...

Kenya 5 - Nakuru Cricket Match flv

09:32 min ( April 28, 2010 by superchrisallan)
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Cokenach cricket match against a Nakuru XI in the Great Rift Valley, Kenya

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Interesting facts about this location

Nakuru Town Constituency

Nakuru Town Constituency is an electoral constituency in Kenya. It is one of six constituencies in Nakuru District. The constituency was established for the 1963 elections. The entire constituency is located within Nakuru municipality.

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Located at -0.28, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1963 establishments in Kenya, Constituencies established in 1963, Constituencies in Rift Valley Province, Nakuru, Nakuru District

Dawsonville, Kenya

Dawsonville is a railway town and junction in Kenya, lying on the main line to Uganda and the branches to Kisumu and Solai.

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Located at -0.28, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Rift Valley Province

Afraha Stadium

Afraha Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Nakuru, Kenya. It used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Nakuru AllStars of the FKF Division One and Ulinzi Stars of the Kenyan Premier League. The stadium holds 8,200 people and opened in 1948. The stadium is two kilometres from the famous Lake Nakuru National Park. Even though it is a football stadium, it became famous for hosting many political meetings including the GEMA promoted change the constitution series held in 1970s.

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Located at -0.28, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Kenya, Multi-purpose stadiums in Kenya, Nakuru, Sport in Rift Valley Province

Hyrax Hill

Hyrax Hill is a prehistoric site near Nakuru in the Rift Valley province of Kenya. It is considered one of the country's most important neolithic excavation sites. Hyrax Hill dates from 1500 B.C. and was discovered by Louis and Mary Leakey in 1926. Excavations started in 1937, directed by Mary Leakey. Remains of settlements, tombs and a fortress built of stone were found, as well as 19 bodies, beheaded in an unusual way and in a crooked posture.

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Located at -0.28, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Kenya, Former populated places in Kenya, History of Kenya, Kenya stubs, Nakuru, Nakuru District

Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley soda lakes at an elevation of 1754 m above sea level. It lies to the south of Nakuru, in the rift valley of Kenya and is protected by Lake Nakuru National Park. The lake's abundance of algae attracts the vast quantity of flamingos that famously line the shore. Other birds also flourish in the area, as do warthogs, baboons and other large mammals. Black and white rhinos have also been introduced.

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Located at -0.28, 36.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Lakes of Kenya, Lakes of the Great Rift Valley, Nakuru, National parks of Kenya, Protected areas established in 1961, Ramsar sites in Kenya, Saline lakes, Shrunken lakes, World Heritage Sites in Kenya