Upper Hill, Nairobi

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Upper Hill
Upper Hill's skyline has significantly changed
Upper Hill's skyline has significantly changed
Nickname(s): Uppa/ Upper
Upper Hill is located in Kenya
Upper Hill
Upper Hill
Location of Upper Hill, Nairobi in Kenya
Coordinates: 01°18′05″S 36°49′03″E / 1.30139°S 36.81750°E / -1.30139; 36.81750
Country  Kenya
County Nairobi County
City Nairobi
Elevation 5,600 ft (1,700 m)

Upper Hill is an upcoming business district in the city of Nairobi, Kenya's largest city.

Location[edit]

Upper Hill is located 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) by road west of the central business district of Nairobi.[1] The coordinates of Upper Hill are:01 18 05S, 36 49 03E (Latitude:-1.3015; Longitude:36.8175).[2]

Overview[edit]

Upper Hill was historically one of the residential neighbourhoods of the city of Nairobi, during the colonial times. The 700 acres that comprise Upper Hill were previously owned by Kenya Railways.[3] During the 1990s and early 2000s, as land and office space have become scarce and exorbitantly priced in the central business district, more businesses have relocated to Upper Hill and Westlands, where land and office space are more readily available and less expensive.

Population[edit]

The population of Upper Hill, Nairobi is not publicly known, as of November 2010.

Landmarks[edit]

In Upper Hill or near the boundaries of the suburb, there are several landmarks, including the following:

View of Upper Hill from the North.

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Coordinates: 01°18′05″S 36°49′03″E / 1.30139°S 36.81750°E / -1.30139; 36.81750