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Kilimani is a residential area in Nairobi's Westlands administrative division. It is also an electoral ward of Nairobi County in Dagoretti North Constituency.[1] Kilimani is located west of central Nairobi and adjacent Upper Hill estate. Kilimani is located South of Lavington and north of Woodley. The neighbourhood has historically been primarily low-density residential, but since 2000 has become increasingly high-density residential along with commercial - both retail and offices.[2]


Elections Candidate Party
2002 Stanlous Muse Alugongo [3] NARC
2007 Linnet Mirehane [4] ODM
2013 Moses Nyangaresi Ogeto ODM

County Ward Elections, 2013[edit]

Candidate Party
Agonga Bruno Oduory FORD-K
Akwiyanga Lily FPK
Alungongo Stanlous Muse UDFP
Keyonzo Patrick Kemoli NFK
Kihoro Andrew Ndiangui Safina
Mukangula Kenneth Lukuvuli URP
Musundi Sylvester Mackleuse WDM-K
Njoroge John Mukunga TNA
Nyangaresi Moses Ogeto ODM
Ondeko Margaret Musimbi RBK
Osogo Victor Owara KANU

Shopping centers[edit]

Yaya Center, Hurlingham


Kilimani Primary School, Milimani Primary School, St Hannahs, St Nicholas, St Christophers, Cavina School

The Lycée Denis Diderot, the French international school, is in Kilimani. It moved there in 1972.[5]

West Nairobi School, a Christian international school, opened in Kilimani in 1996 but moved to Karen in 2000.[6]


  1. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Registered voters per polling station by electoral area/ward and constituency
  2. ^ The Standard: Leafy Suburbs Mutate in Office Boom: [1]
  3. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Civic election results 2002
  4. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya
  5. ^ "Accueil." Lycée Denis Diderot. Retrieved on 18 January 2015.
  6. ^ "School profile." West Nairobi School. Retrieved on February 20, 2015.