Major Cities and Towns in Kenya

Kenya has many major tourist attractions; among them are the major cities and towns with outstanding historical background, geographical features and infrastructures. Below are some of the top tourist cities and towns in Kenya.

kisumu City

kisumu City

About Kisumu City Kisumu is situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, is Kenya's third largest town and is also the second most important city after Kampala in the greater Lake Victoria basin. It’s located about 320 Km northwest of Nairobi and has a population nearing one million inhabitants. Kisumu

Laikipia

Laikipia

About Laikipia County Laikipia County is one of the 47 counties in Kenya, located along the Equator in the former Rift Valley Province. The county has three major urban towns; Nanyuki to the southeast, Nyahururu to the southwest and Rumuruti town. Laikipia County borders Samburu County to the North,

Lamu Town

Lamu Town

About Lamu Lamu Town is a small town situated on Lamu Island, about 341 kilometers north of Mombasa; it’s part of the historical Lamu archipelago, the headquarter of Lamu County and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Lamu is believed to be the oldest town in Kenya and one of

Malindi Town

Malindi Town

About Malindi Malindi is a major tourist destination along the Indian Ocean, located 120km northeast of Mombasa, just a little south of the equator and has a population of about 150,000 inhabitants. Malindi town is situated along the Malindi Bay at the mouth of the Galana River; it’s the

Mombasa City

Mombasa City

About Mombasa Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya, located along the coastline, south of Kenya. It’s a major tourist destination and also the main commercial and cultural center in the region. The culture and history of Mombasa is remarkable and unique, here you would find people of

Nairobi City

Nairobi City

About Nairobi Nairobi is the main commercial and cultural center for East Africa and is among the largest cities in Africa (After Cairo and Johannesburg). It’s located in south-central Kenya about 140 kilometers (87 miles) south of the equator. Over a century ago, Nairobi was a swampy area where animals

Watamu Town

Watamu Town

About Watamu Watamu is a small coastal town located approximately 120 km north of Mombasa and 25 km south of Malindi town. Watamu was initially established as a port town and was used by the Arabs for their good and slave trade. The name "Watamu" means "sweet people" in

Kenyan City and Towns Map

Map of Kenyan Towns and Cities