Nairobi: Geography

The Kenyan capital of Nairobi is situated between the cities of Kampala and Mombassa. It lies near the Equator in the Kenyan highlands at an elevation of 5,450 feet. The Ngong Hills are situated on the west of the city while Mount Kenya is in the north of Nairobi and Mount Kilimanjaro is on the south-east of the city. The Nairobi River and its tributaries flow through the Kenyan capital and its provinces.