Ukunda

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Ukunda
A14 at Ukunda
Ukunda is located in Kenya
Ukunda
Ukunda
Location in Kenya
Coordinates: 04°17′15″S 39°33′58″E / 4.28750°S 39.56611°E / -4.28750; 39.56611
Country  Kenya
County Kwale County
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Mwakigwena Primary School

Ukunda is a coastal town in Kenya.

Location[edit]

It is located in Kwale County, Coast Province, adjacent and to the immediate west of Diani Beach, along the Indian Ocean, close to the International border with the Republic of Tanzania. It is located approximately 32 kilometres (20 mi), by road, south of the port city of Mombasa, the nearest large urban area.[1] This location lies approximately 72 kilometres (45 mi), by road, north of the town of Lunga Lunga, at the border with Tanzania.[2] The coordinates of Ukunda are:4°17'15.0"S, 39°33'58.0"E (Latitude:-4.287500; Longitude:39.566111).[3]

Transport[edit]

Highway A-14 starts in Mombasa and runs through Ukunda, continuing south through Lunga Lunga, crossing the border into Tanzania to Tanga, ending just outside Morogoro. Ukunda is served by the Ukunda Airport.

Population[edit]

As of January 2015, the human population of Ukunda, Kenya is not widely publicly known.

New businesses[edit]

In January 2013, Kenyan print media indicated that Uchumi Supermarkets planned to open a store in Ukunda in May 2015.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Map Showing Mombasa And Ukunda With Route Marker". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 27 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Road Distance Between Ukunda And Lunga Lunga With Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 27 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Google, . "Location of Ukunda At Google Maps". Google Map. Retrieved 27 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Ciuri, Simon (27 January 2015). "Uchumi Set To Open Limuru, Naivasha Outlets". Business Daily Africa (Nairobi). Retrieved 27 January 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 04°17′15″S 39°33′58″E / 4.28750°S 39.56611°E / -4.28750; 39.56611