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Where's Kenya's Tallest Tree Located, How Is It A Source Of Revenue And Nearby University, Details.


Where Is Located?.

It is with no doubt that many have heard of Kenya's tallest tree- Mtunguruni tree, which is considered sacred to the Chuka sub tribe and has served as a shrine where community elders go for divine intervention in times of drought or other calamities.


Located at Ndagani village in Tharaka Nithi county, the tree stands at a majestic 30 metres tall.

The 100 feet tall tree is visible from any point in the county, making it a crucial landmark and is commonly used as a sign post for navigations in the county.

The story of the tree is well known in the region and has attracted considerable interest among people far and wide.

Which University Is Nearby?

The Mtunguruni tree is next to Chuka University main campus which is located along Nairobi-Meru highway.

The University which claims a population of over 12,000 students is also a source of tourists (students) who visits the tree more often.

How is it a source of Revenue.

The tree is becoming a major attraction to individuals who are fascinated by the height and myths around it. See pictures of individuals who have visited the tree

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Chuka University Mtunguruni Ndagani Tharaka Nithi University

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