Ongata Rongai popularly known by the short form Rongai is a middle class town located 17km south of Nairobi CBD and west of Ngong Hills in Kajiado County. Rongai was majorly a Maasai trading Centre until the population increased in Nairobi and people started to migrate to adjacent towns to cater for the rising accommodation needs. Rongai plays host to a number of banks such as Equity Bank, Barclays Bank, KCB and HFCK. Rongai is also home to schools such as Laiser Hill Academy Oloolaiser School, Ongata Rongai Primary School, African Nazarene University and Multimedia University. Due to the increase in population the town has a plethora increase of apartments .The area also has the Maasai mall and the Tuskys mall.
Ongata Rongai is surrounded by estates such as Kiserian, Langata, and Ngong. One can easily access the Scenic Ngong hills from Rongai through Kiserian Road and the Nairobi National Park through the Langata Road gate. Rongai is also a few minutes’ drive from the Wilson Airport.