Illustrator Map Nairobi Kenya

A general description of some principal waterways, bridges, and main streets in Nairobi, Kenya. Vectormap.Net provide you with the most accurate and up-to-date vector maps in Adobe Illustrator, PDF and other formats, designed for editing and printing. Please read the vector map descriptions carefully.

Principal Waterways: Nairobi is not known for major navigable waterways, as it is situated at a higher elevation and doesn’t have large rivers flowing through the city. The Nairobi River and its tributaries, such as the Ngong River, traverse the city, but they are often heavily polluted due to urbanization and industrial activities.


  1. University Way Bridge: Located in the central business district, this bridge crosses over the Nairobi River and connects the central part of the city.
  2. Thika Road Superhighway Bridges: This highway, leading towards Thika, features several bridges over the Nairobi River and other smaller water channels.
  3. Nyayo Stadium Footbridge: A pedestrian bridge near Nyayo National Stadium, offering a safe passage for pedestrians.

Main Streets:

  1. Moi Avenue: A major street in the city center, lined with shops, offices, and banks. It’s a hub of commercial activity.
  2. Kenyatta Avenue: Another prominent street in the central business district, hosting a mix of businesses, restaurants, and government offices.
  3. Haile Selassie Avenue: This avenue runs through the heart of Nairobi and is known for its commercial establishments and office buildings.
  4. Uhuru Highway: Connecting the city center to the western part of Nairobi, Uhuru Highway is a key transportation route.
  5. Waiyaki Way: Heading towards the affluent neighborhoods of Westlands and Parklands, Waiyaki Way is an important thoroughfare with various businesses and residential areas.
  6. Thika Road: A major highway leading north from Nairobi to Thika, it serves as a crucial transport corridor.

Please note that developments in infrastructure and urban planning may have occurred since my last update, and it’s advisable to check more recent sources for the latest information on Nairobi’s waterways, bridges, and main streets.

Author: Kirill Shrayber, Ph.D.

I have been working with vector cartography for over 25 years, including GPS, GIS, Adobe Illustrator and other professional cartographic software.

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