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Lamu, Kenya

Lamu is a mid-size place in the region of Lamu in Kenya with a population of approximately 24,525 people and is one of the largest places in Kenya. Find all facts and information about Lamu.

Facts and figures on Lamu at a glance

Name: Lamu (Lamu)
Status: Mid-size place and regional capital
Population: 24,525 people
Region name (Level 1): Lamu
Country: Kenya
Continent: Africa

Lamu is located in the region of Lamu and is also the regional capital of this region. The distance from Lamu to Kenya's capital Nairobi (Nairobi) is approximately 468 km / 291 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Lamu
Lamu LamuMid-size place / Regional capital24,525 peopleLamu Lamu

Map of Lamu

Map of Lamu, Kenya / View larger map of Lamu

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Information on Lamu

Information on Lamu
Place nameRegion name Level 1CountryContinent
Lamu LamuLamu LamuKenyaAfrica

Time in Lamu

Time in Lamu
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 30 May 2023 - 4:29amNoTue, 30 May 2023 - 4:29amUTC +3.0Africa/Nairobi

Geographic coordinates of Lamu

Latitude & Longitude of Lamu
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map2°16'18.1"S (-2.2716900°)40°54'07.2"E (40.9020100°)

Distances from Lamu

Distances from Lamu
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
252 km south of the equator4,549 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Lamu

Places around Lamu

2 places found within 5 km around Lamu. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Lamu
Shela Shela-2.7 km 1.7 mishow
Kikomani Kikomani-2.7 km 1.7 mishow

Airports around Lamu

1 airport found within 15 km around Lamu. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Lamu
Manda Airport Manda AirportHKLU, LAU2.5 km 1.5 mishow

External sources of information on Lamu

Lamu on Wikipedia