Malindi, Kenya’s second largest coastal town, is situated about 120 km
north of Mombasa just a little south of the equator.
The city’s climate is generally hot and humid all the year along.
Malindi was founded in the early 13th century by the Arabs.
On the 15th April 1498 Vasco da Gama reached Malindi.
The most important industry in Malindi Municipality is, no doubt, the tourist sector.
Today more than half of the locals benefit directly or indirectly from tourism.
The most significant economy outside Malindi township is agricultural based. Beside these there are some fishery activities, manufacturing, commerce and trade.
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