Ukunda

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Ukunda
A14 at 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 the southern part of Mombasa mainly inhabited by the Mijikenda (the nine tribes) from the coast of Kenya. It paves way into Diani Beach a major tourist attraction.

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.

New businesses[edit]

In November 2015, Kenyan print media indicated that Naivas Supermarkets opened a store in Ukunda .[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 (23 November 2015). "Naivas open a store in Ukunda". The star (Nairobi). Retrieved 27 January 2015. 

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