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Eldoret is a principal city in western Kenya. It is the capital and largest city in Uasin Gishu County. Lying south of the Cherangani Hills, the local elevation varies from about 2100 metres above sea level at the airport to more than 2700 metres in nearby areas (7000–9000 feet). The population was 289,380 in the 2009 census, and it is currently the fastest growing town in Kenya. It is also the second largest urban centre in midwestern Kenya after Nakuru and the fifth largest urban centre in the country.


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Facts and Stats for Eldoret*

  • Eldoret: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Eldoret for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Eldoret.

    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Eldoret - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 98.6 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Eldoret

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Eldoret

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.93 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 28.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 14.86 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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