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"Mtu wa hapa" – in Swahili; this translates to he who lives among us.
Mtwapa is home to a large number of European retirees and holiday-makers from countries such as Germany, Holland and Great Britain. It is also a destination for sex tourism. Mtwapa Creek is a starting point for fishing tours.
The population of Mtwapa[change | change source]
The population growth is shown in the following table.
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In popular culture[change | change source]
Part of the events in the story of 2017 "Consummation in Mombasa" (by Andrei Gusev) takes place in Mtwapa. The plot describes the Catholic wedding in Mombasa of the main characters (Russian writer Andy and the girl Jennifer, who was born in Kenya) and then their life in Mtwapa.
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