Nairobi, Southern Kenya

Capital of Kenya, in Nairobi District, situated at an elevation of about 1660 m (about 5450 ft) in the highlands of the southern part of the country.

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Nairobi is Kenya's principal economic, administrative, and cultural center and is one of the largest and fastest growing cities in Africa. Population (1990) 1,504,900.

Art gallery : art-of-africa.co.ke

The city also has a large tourist industry. Modern Nairobi is the safari capital of Africa.

travel agents :  archers.co.ke - maasai.com - nairobisafari.com - kobo-safaris.com - twiga-tours.com - startravel.co.ke

Manufactures include processed food, textiles, clothing, building materials, and communications and transportation equipment.

real estate : gimcokenya.com

School : isk.ac.ke

Nairobi was founded in the late 1890s as a British railroad camp on the Mombasa-to-Uganda railroad.

Major cities near Nairobi:

Northwest
Khartoum
1.036 miles
1.657 km

West
Kampala
323 miles
517 km

Northeast
Addis Ababa
548 miles
876 km

Southeast
Mombasa
420 miles

Southeast
Dar Es Salaam
590 miles
944 km

West
Kinshasa
1.543 miles
2.469 km

Southwest
Lusaka
1.304 miles
2.086 km

Southwest
Harare
1.395 miles
2.232 km

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