Kilifi is a metropolis on the coast of Kenya, 56 kilometres northeast via street of Mombasa. The town lies at the Kilifi Creek and sits on the estuary of the Goshi River. Kilifi is capital of the Kilifi County and has a population of 122,899. Kilifi is understood for its seashore and for the ruins of Mnarani, which includes mosques and tombs, dating from the 14th to the 17th century. Kilifi city sits on both sides of the estuary and are connected by the Kilifi Bridge which overlooks the estuary. The south facet has the Mnarani ruins and Shauri Moyo seaside at the same time as the north facet is the primary part of Kilifi Town and Bofa Beach.
Like each coastal metropolis, fishing in Kilifi is one of the historic financial activities. With time, the town has slowly been remodeling from a fishing village to primary commercial and provider. The increase of the town became in particular fuelled via the cashew nut milling manufacturing facility among 1976 and 1990; the district has been a manufacturer of cashews when you consider that 1930. The metropolis almost have become a ghost town when the manufacturing facility become closed due to decline in nuts supply, mismanagement of the manufacturing facility and increased global competition. Other business sports consist of milk processing at Kilifi Plantations.