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Malaba, Kenya

Malaba, Kenya
Malaba, Kenya is located in Kenya
Malaba, Kenya
Malaba, Kenya
Location in Kenya
Coordinates:
Country Kenya
District Teso District
Elevation 3,870 ft (1,180 m)
Population (1999)
 • Total 7,302


Malaba, Kenya is a town in Teso District, Western Province, on Kenya's western border with Uganda.

Contents

  • Location 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Location

The town is located on the main Nairobi-Kampala highway, approximately 477 kilometres (296 mi), by road, west of Nairobi.[1] It sits across the International border with Uganda, adjacent to its similarly named sister town of Malaba, UgandaThe first Major ultra modern supermarket to be opened here is Tesia Supermarket Ltd which boasts international status.

A metre gauge railway also crosses the border at this point. The nearby town of Busia is also a busy border post. A proposed new standard gauge railway from Mombasa would pass through this town. [2]

Malaba, Kenya is the main town of Teso District. It had a population of 7,302 according to the 1999 census.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Distance between Nairobi and Malaba, with Map
  2. ^ http://www.railway-technology.com/news/news85653.html?WT.mc_id=DN_News
  3. ^ Population figures for Towns and Municipalities, The Central Bureau of Statistics (Kenya)


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