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Basic information about Mombasa
Mombasa County is one of the 47 Counties of Kenya. Its capital and the only city in the county is Mombasa. Initially it was one of the former Districts of Kenya but in 2013 it was reconstituted as a county, on the same boundaries. It is the smallest county in Kenya, covering an area of 229.7 km2 excluding 65 km2 of water mass. The county is situated in the South Eastern part of the former Coast Province. It borders Kilifi County to the North, Kwale County to the South West and the Indian Ocean to the East. Administratively, the county is divided into seven divisions, eighteen locations and thirty sub-locations. Kenya was divided into eight provinces, prior to 2013, which were subdivided into 47 counties. In the former Coast Province there are six counties, Mombasa being one of them. It is situated in the southeast of Coast Province. It is the smallest in size covering an area of 212.5 km². The county lies between latitudes 3°56’ and 4°10’ south of the equator and longitudes 39°34’ and 39°46’ east.
Cities, towns & villages in Mombasa
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MombasaMombasa (/məmˈbɑːsə/; Kenyan English: [mɔmˈbɑːsə]) is a city on the coast of Kenya. It is the country's second-largest city, after the capital Nairobi, with an estimated population of about 1.2 million people in 2016. Its metropolitan region is the second largest in the country and has a population of approximately two million people. Administratively, Mombasa is the capital of Mombasa County. Show Mombasaon the map
BamburiBamburi /ˌbæmˈbɜːriː/ is a commercial, industrial and local electoral, administrative and a popular tourist and residential area on the Kenyan north-coast which extends from the coastline on the Indian ocean to the surrounding middle and low-income settlements on the mainland. Administratively, Bamburi is in the Kisauni sub-county of Mombasa and has some of the best tourist and beach-front facilities in the world which include popular international and local hotels and parks such as Serena International Beach Hotel, Sai Rock Hotel, Kahamas Hotel, Haller Park and Butterfly Pavilion. Show Bamburion the map
Old MombasaOld Town is an area of Mombasa, Kenya. Situated on the south-east side of Mombasa Island, the Old Town covers an area of 72 hectares (180 acres), and is inhabited by a mix of local, Arab, Asian, Portuguese and British settlers. In 1997, the Old Town and Fort Jesus were submitted by the National Museums of Kenya for selection in UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. Show Old Mombasaon the map
ShanzuShanzu is a suburb of Mombasa, Kenya. Shanzu is located in Mombasa, off the Mombasa-Malindi highway. Shanzu beach has a number of popular hotels, bars and restaurants and is within easy reach of Mombasa, Bamburi, Nyali and Mtwapa. Show Shanzuon the map
Jumba la MtwanaJumba la Mtwana is a former slave port on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya, lying on the Mtwapa Creek, north of Mombasa. Mostly dating from the fifteenth century, its features include the Mosque by the Sea. Show Jumba la Mtwanaon the map
MiritiniMiritini is a suburb of Mombasa, Kenya. Located in the Changamwe Constituency, it had a population of 31,485 in 1999. Show Miritinion the map
LikoniLikoni /lɪˈkoʊniː/ is a division of Mombasa County, Kenya, and is located to the south-west of Mombasa Island. Show Likonion the map
ChangamweChangamwe is a suburb of Mombasa, in Mombasa County, in the former Coast Province of Kenya. Show Changamweon the map
Mwakirunge ya PwaniMwachirunje ya Pwani is a settlement in Kenya's Coast Province. Show Mwakirunge ya Pwanion the map
Kwa BechomboKwa Bechombo is a settlement in Kenya's Coast Province. Show Kwa Bechomboon the map
MitsolokaniMitsolokani is a settlement in Kenya's Coast Province. Show Mitsolokanion the map
MwakirungeMwakirunge is a settlement in Kenya's Coast Province. Show Mwakirungeon the map
Mto PangaMto Panga is a settlement in Kenya's Coast Province. Show Mto Pangaon the map
MiraraniMirarani is a settlement in Kenya's Coast Province. Show Miraranion the map
MkunguniMkunguni is a settlement in Kenya's Coast Province. Show Mkungunion the map
JomvuJomvu is a settlement in Kenya's Coast Province. Show Jomvuon the map
BelewaBelewa is a settlement in Kenya's Kilifi County. Show Belewaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Mombasa
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MombasaMombasa County is one of the 47 Counties of Kenya. Its capital and the only city in the county is Mombasa. Initially it was one of the former Districts of Kenya but in 2013 it was reconstituted as a county, on the same boundaries. It is the smallest county in Kenya, covering an area of 229.7 km2 excluding 65 km2 of water mass. The county is situated in the South Eastern part of the former Coast Province. It borders Kilifi County to the North, Kwale County to the South West and the Indian Ocean to the East. Administratively, the county is divided into seven divisions, eighteen locations and thirty sub-locations.Show on map
Different buildings in Mombasa
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Nyali Pontoon Bridge(This article is about the current, concrete bridge. For the pontoon bridge, see Nyali Bridge (1931).) The Nyali Bridge is a concrete girder bridge connecting the city of Mombasa on Mombasa Island to the mainland of Kenya. The bridge crosses Tudor Creek (a tidal inlet) to the north-east of the island. The bridge is one of three road links out of Mombasa (the others being the Kipevu and Makupa Causeways). The Likoni Ferry provides a third transport link to the island, and is situated at the southern tip. The mainland approach to the bridge serves as a police checkpoint in both directions.Show on map
Fort JesusFort Jesus (Portuguese: Forte Jesus de Mombaça) is a Portuguese fort located on Mombasa Island. It was built between 1593 and 1596, by order of King Philip I of Portugal, to guard the Old Port of Mombasa, Kenya. It was built in the shape of a man (viewed from the air), and was given the name of Jesus. In 2011, the fort was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and highlighted as one of the most outstanding and well-preserved examples of 16th-century Portuguese military fortifications.Show on map
Bamburi AirportBamburi Airport is an airport in Kenya.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Mombasa
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Kilindini HarbourKilindini Harbour is a large, natural deep-water inlet extending inland from Mombasa, Kenya. It is 25-30 fathoms (45–55 meters) at its deepest center. It serves as the harbour for Mombasa, with a hinterland extending to Uganda. Kilindini Harbour is the main part of the Port of Mombasa, the only international seaport in Kenya and the biggest port in east Africa. It is managed by the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA). Apart from cargo handling, Mombasa is frequented by Cruise ships.Show on map
Tudor CreekTudor Creek is one of two main water bodies separating Mombasa Island (and the city of Mombasa) from the Kenyan mainland (the other body being Kilindini Harbour). Before the estuary into the Indian Ocean, the tidal creek passes under the Nyali Bridge, and is bordered to the west by the Makupa Causeway. The source of the river that becomes the creek is near the town of Mariakani, approximately 20 miles (32 km) north-west of Mombasa.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Mombasa
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Makupa CausewayThe Makupa Causeway (Swahili pron. [maˈkupa]) is a causeway linking Mombasa island to the Kenyan mainland. The road runs for approximately one and a half miles between the Magongo Circus and Makupa Circus. The causeway dissects Tudor Creek to the east and Port Reitz Creek to the west. The causeway is one of three road links between the island and the Kenyan mainland – the other two being the Nyali Bridge and the Kipevu Causeway.Show on map
Mombasa IslandMombasa Island is a 5 by 3 km (3.1 by 1.9 mi) coral outcrop located on Kenya's coast on the Indian Ocean, which is connected to the mainland by a causeway. The city of Mombasa is located on the island.Show on map
KipevuKipevu is a suburb of Mombasa, in Mombasa County, Kenya. It had a population of 44,720 in 1999. Electorally, Kipevu is part of the Changamwe Constituency.Show on map