Mombasa Island

Mombasa Island is a 5 by 3 km coral outcrop located on 's coast on the Indian Ocean, which is connected to the mainland by a causeway. Part of the city of is located on the island, including the .

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is a fort located on Mombasa Island. Designed by Italian Giovanni Battista Cairati, it was built between 1593 and 1596, by order of King Philip I of Portugal, to guard the Old Port of . is situated 2 km southeast of Mombasa Island. Photo: Zeljko, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Established in 1944, the , in , is part of the Aga Khan Health Services. is situated 2 km southeast of Mombasa Island.

Localities in the Area

with a population of 1.2 million, is the second-largest city in Kenya. Photo: CT Cooper, CC BY 3.0.

is a division of , , and is located to the south-west of Mombasa Island. is situated 3½ km south of Mombasa Island.

is a residential area and Sub-County within , located on the mainland north of . is situated 4 km east of Mombasa Island. Photo: FredD, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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