Lamu is a town in . Its old town is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. This is the main town on Lamu Island which is in turn part of the Lamu Archipelago.


  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 18,400
  • Latitude: 2° 16' 48" (2.28°) south
  • Longitude: 40° 54' (40.9°) east
  • Elevation: 8 meters (26 feet)
  • Wikidata: Lamu
  • Wikimedia Commons: Lamu

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French: Lamu, German: Lamu, Italian: Lamu, Portuguese: Lamu, Spanish: Lamu

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