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Eating and Drinking

Budget-Friendly Meal at Restaurant
$ 3.48
3-Course Meal for 2 at Mid-Range Restaurant
$ 28.10
McDonald's McMeal or Similar Combo
$ 4.93
Cappuccino (Normal)
$ 2.06
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 Liter)
$ 0.51


Single Way Ticket (Local Transportation)
$ 0.70
Monthly Pass (Standard Price)
$ 30.54
Taxi Starting Price (Standard Tariff)
$ 1.40
Taxi 1 KM Price (Standard Tariff)
$ 1.12
Taxi 1 Minute Waiting Price (Standard Tariff)
$ 2.03
Fuel (1 Liter)
$ 1.36
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 Trendline (Or a Same Segment Vehicle)
$ 15,148.89
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l Comfort (Or a Same Segment Vehicle)
$ 15,323.42

Leisure & Hobbies & Sport

Fitness Club
$ 38.68
Tennis Court (Weekend, 1 Hour)
$ 15.80
Cinema (1 Seat)
$ 5.60


Jeans (Levis 501 or a Same Quality Jeans)
$ 14.16
Summer Dress (From Chain Stores like H&M, ZARA, etc.)
$ 20.83
Nike Running Shoes (Middle Segment)
$ 40.10
Men’s Leather Business Shoes
$ 42.22

Apartment Prices

M2 Price in City Centre
$ 1,057.55
M2 Price Far From City Centre
$ 734.96
20 Years Fixed Rate Mortgage Interest Rate (%, Annual)
$ 12.69

Grocery Shopping

Beer (Domestic, 0.5 Liter)
$ 1.95
Beer (Imported, 0.33 Liter)
$ 2.42
Milk (1 Liter)
$ 0.75
Fresh White Bread (500 Grams)
$ 0.47
White Rice (1 kg)
$ 1.38
Chicken Eggs (12 pcs)
$ 1.46
Local Cheese (1 kg)
$ 9.74
Chicken Meat (1 Kg)
$ 5.30
Beef Meat (1 Kg)
$ 4.11
Apple (1 Kg)
$ 2.07
Banana (1 Kg)
$ 0.86
Orange (1 Kg)
$ 1.50
Tomato (1 Kg)
$ 0.73
Potato (1 Kg)
$ 0.71
Onion (1 Kg)
$ 0.82
Lettuce (1 Piece)
$ 0.56
Water (1.5 Liter)
$ 0.58
Wine Bottle (0.7 Liter, Mid-Level)
$ 8.41
Cigarette (20 Pcs Pack, Marlboro)
$ 2.46

Monthly Bills

Basic Bills (Heating, Cooling, Water, Electricity, Garbage) for 90 m2 Apartment
$ 25.30
Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local for 1 Minute (Standard Price without Discount or Monthly Plan)
$ 0.03
Internet Service (50 Mbps or Higher, Unlimited, ADSL)
$ 37.16


Kindergarten (Private, Full-Day, Monthly)
$ 122.40
Primary School (Yearly, International, for Single Child)
$ 6,592.94


1 Bedroom Apartment Far From City Centre
$ 261.73
1 Bedroom Apartment in City Centre
$ 138.94
3 Bedrooms Apartment in City Centre
$ 783.93
3 Bedrooms Apartment Far From City Centre
$ 347.26


Average Salary (Net, Without Taxes)
$ 365.01

Kisumu Earthquake History

Latest Earthquakes

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    2010-06-13 15:13:24

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Kisumu Geographical Information

Learn More About Kisumu

Welcome to Kisumu, a lively city situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, the largest freshwater lake in Africa. Kisumu is the third-largest city in Kenya, with a population of over 1 million people.

This vibrant city is widely known for its warm and friendly locals, its rich culture and history, and its stunning natural beauty. Kisumu is a bustling hub of activity, with countless exciting opportunities and attractions to enjoy.

One of the most prominent features of Kisumu is its beautiful lakefront. Lake Victoria is a major source of fish and is also home to a variety of birds and other wildlife. Visitors to the city can enjoy a boat ride on the lake, fishing trips, or simply relaxing on the beach.

Kisumu is also a cultural haven, with several interesting museums and cultural centers. The Kisumu Museum is an excellent place to learn about the cultural heritage of the region, while the Kit Mikayi shrine provides a fascinating insight into the traditional beliefs and practices of the Luo, the largest ethnic group in the area.

For those who love to shop, Kisumu has plenty to offer. The city boasts several bustling markets and shopping centers, where visitors can browse local crafts, textiles, and other unique items.

Kisumu is also a fantastic destination for food lovers. The city is known for its delicious street food, including freshly grilled fish and mouth-watering samosas. Visitors can also enjoy traditional Kenyan cuisine at the city's many restaurants and cafes.

In short, Kisumu is a city that has something for everyone. Whether you're interested in nature, culture, history, or simply soaking up the vibrant atmosphere, this beautiful city is sure to leave you with lasting memories. Visit Kisumu today and experience the magic for yourself!

Popular Questions About Kisumu

The population of Kisumu, Kenya is estimated to be around 600,000 people.

Kisumu has a tropical climate, with hot and humid weather throughout the year, and receives a significant amount of rainfall.

Some popular tourist attractions in Kisumu include Lake Victoria, Kisumu Impala Sanctuary, Kit Mikayi, and Ndere Island National Park.

Yes, Kisumu is home to several shopping malls, including West End Mall, Mega City Mall, and United Mall.

Some popular local dishes in Kisumu include fish from Lake Victoria, traditional Luo cuisine, and ugali with sukuma wiki.

Yes, Kisumu is home to several universities and higher education institutions, including Maseno University and Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology.

The main modes of transportation in Kisumu include matatus (minibuses), motorcycles (bodabodas), and taxis.

Yes, English is widely spoken in Kisumu, along with Luo, the local language of the Luo ethnic group.

The currency used in Kisumu, Kenya is the Kenyan Shilling (KES).

Yes, Kisumu hosts several annual festivals and events, including the Kisumu Festival, Kisumu 10K Run, and Luo Festival.