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Country Kenya
County Kilifi County
Division Kikambala Division
Time zone UTC+3 (EAT)

Mtwapa is a small town lying on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya. The town is situated approximately 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) north-east of Mombasa on the Mombasa-Malindi road.

"Mtu wa hapa" – in Swahili; this translates to he who lives among us.

Mtwapa is home to a large number of European retirees and holiday-makers from countries such as Germany, Holland and Great Britain. Mtwapa Creek is a starting point for fishing tours.

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