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Narok (sometimes referred to as Narok Town) is a town west of Nairobi that supports Kenya's economy in south-west of the country, along the Great Rift Valley. Narok is the district capital of the Narok County and stands as the major centre of commerce in the district. Narok has a population of around 40,000 people, mostly Maasai. The Maasai, natives of Narok district, refer to Narok as Enkare Narok (meaning black water or dark water) named after, Enkare Narok, the river flowing through Narok town.The elevation of Narok is 1827 metres (5,997 feet) in altitude. Narok Town is the last major town when travelling by road from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Park and Keekorok Lodge. The Narok town stands as a center for services, business, and finance. For decades, Narok's economy was controlled by Asian and non-Maasai communities. Narok Town has several public and parochial schools. These include the following primary schools: Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls, Masikonde Primary School, Ole Sankale Boarding School, St. Mary's Primary School, St. Peter's Primary. Also, the following secondary schools: Narok Boys' High School, Maasai Girls' High School, Ole Tipis Secondary School and St Mary's Secondary School. Narok also has a Bible college, Bisset Bible College, and the newly upgraded Narok University, which was previously a teachers' college.Currently the town has embarked on structural and economic growth as the roads and new beautiful building and modern branded shops are mushrooming each day. The common Narok Stadium has been deteriorating due to neglect, hence need to corporate bodies to chip in and bring back the Narok glory. The main economic income is the tourism sector, which brings an estimated 10 billion Kenya Shillings annually, as well as wheat farming, which is done both in large and small scale.

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Planning a vacation to Narok in Kenya? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. A gripping city on its own right, Nairobi also deserves a visit. Attractions in Nairobi include David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Or Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Center, Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Hola Road, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Popular vacation packages of Narok are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Narok*

  • Pollution Statistics in Narok

    Know the pollution level of Narok before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Narok - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 82.76 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 46.01 (Low)
    • 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 Narok

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.78 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 28.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 19.36 USD

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

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