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Kenya Elevation Map

Kenya's terrain is a mix of highlands, lowlands, and plateaus that create a diverse and unique landscape.


The Great Rift Valley splits the highlands and creates steep escarpments and deep valleys which provide amazing views and unique wildlife habitats.


Coastal plains along the Indian Ocean provide a completely different terrain of white sandy beaches, coral reefs, and mangrove forests.

Overall, the topography of Kenya offers stunning natural beauty and valuable habitats for a variety of plant and animal species.

Highest point

Mount Kenya is the highest peak in Kenya, towering at an elevation of 5,199 meters above sea level. It is a popular destination for trekkers and offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Kenya is at sea level, which is located along the Indian Ocean coastline.

Similar landscape

Compared to other African countries, Kenya's terrain is unique due to its diverse range of landscapes, including highlands, lowlands, plateaus, and coastal plains all in one country.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Kenya and their elevation above sea level.