Ijara

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Ijara
Ijara is located in Kenya
Ijara
Ijara
Location in Kenya
Coordinates: 1°35′56″S 40°30′49″E / 1.598818°S 40.513544°E / -1.598818; 40.513544Coordinates: 1°35′56″S 40°30′49″E / 1.598818°S 40.513544°E / -1.598818; 40.513544
Country  Kenya
Province North Eastern Province
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Ijara, Kenya
Ijara Health Centre, Kenya

Ijara is a town in the North Eastern Province of Kenya. It is capital of the Ijara District. It is located 100 km north of Lamu and 180 km south of Garissa.

Ijara is also a sharia-compliant form of mortgage similar to rent to own. The process is also known as Ijara wa Iqtina, or rent with acquisition. The word Ijara means rent in Arabic.

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