254 Country Code – Kenya – 00254

254 is the country code for Kenya.

Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya.

How to Call Kenya from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

To call a telephone number in Kenya from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):

  • Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
  • Dial the country code for Kenya - 254.
  • Dial the subscriber number, omitting the first zero if there is one.

Landlines – City/Area Telephone Codes in Kenya

Area telephone codes for a selection of the biggest cities and towns in Kenya are listed below:

  • Eldoret – 053
  • Kisumu – 057
  • Mombasa – 041
  • Nairobi – 020
  • Nakuru – 051

The 0 prefix is used with the area code when calling a landline number from a different area within Kenya or from a Kenyan mobile.

Do not dial the 0 prefix or area code when telephoning from a landline in the same area of Kenya.

Do not use the 0 prefix with the area code when calling from overseas.

For example, to call a number in Nairobi XXXXXXX:

  • From a landline in Nairobi dial XXXXXXX.
  • From a landline in Kenya outside Nairobi, dial 020-XXXXXXX.
  • From a mobile phone in Kenya, dial 020-XXXXXXX.
  • From overseas, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Kenya (254), the area code without the 0, then the subscriber number e.g. 00-254-20-XXXXXX or +254-20-XXXXXXX.

Mobile Telephone Numbers in Kenya

Mobile phone numbers in Kenya begin with 07 or 01.

To call a mobile phone number in Kenya from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Kenya country code (254), and then the subscriber number without the leading 0 e.g. 00-254-7XXXXXXXXX or +254-7XXXXXXXXX.

00254 +254 Kenya Country Code
00254 +254 Kenya Country Code

Time Difference

When calling Kenya from the United Arab Emirates, please note there is a time difference between Kenya and the UAE.

The current time in the UAE is . The date is .

The time in Kenya is now . The date is .

The time difference between UAE and Kenya is 1 hour.

Exchange Rate

The official currency of Kenya is the Kenyan shilling (KES).

Current exchange rates between the UAE dirham and the Kenyan shilling (KES to AED, AED to KES) are:

  • 1 Kenyan shilling (KES) = 0.0326 AED
  • 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 30.656 KES

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Useful Information

According to data from the World Bank, the population of Kenya in recent years is:

  • 2018 - 51,393,010
  • 2017 - 50,221,473
  • 2016 - 49,051,686
  • 2015 - 47,878,336
  • 2014 - 46,699,981
  • 2013 - 45,519,889
  • 2012 - 44,343,410
  • 2011 - 43,178,257
  • 2010 - 42,030,676
  • 2009 - 40,901,792
  • 2008 - 39,791,981
  • 2007 - 38,705,932
  • 2006 - 37,649,033
  • 2005 - 36,624,895
  • 2004 - 35,635,271
  • 2003 - 34,678,779
  • 2002 - 33,751,739
  • 2001 - 32,848,564
  • 2000 - 31,964,557
  • 1999 - 31,098,757
  • 1998 - 30,250,488

Map of Kenya

The location of Kenya can be seen on the map below.

Map showing location of Kenya
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