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Kenya

Description of Kenya

Kenya National is a country located on the coast of Indian Ocean in the Eastern African region. The region is surrounded by South Sedan, Uganda and Ethiopia.

History Map and Language

Some of the facts about Kenya are that around 2000 BC, Cushitic-talking individuals from northern Africa settled in the piece of East Africa that is currently standard Kenya. By the first Century AD, the Kenyan coast was frequented by Arab dealers, who because of Kenya's vicinity to the Arabian Peninsula, built up Arab and Persian states there. The Nilotic and Bantu individuals additionally moved into the area amid the first thousand years AD. Furthermore, they settled in the island. The official language of Kenya is Swahili. English is also very widely spoken in the area.

Culture and Holiday

There are more than forty ethnic gatherings in the nation. The biggest of these is the Kikuyu, speaking to 22 percent of the populace. Fourteen percent is Luhya, 13 percent is Luo, 12 percent is Kalenjin, 11 percent Kamba, 6 percent Kisii, and 6 percent Meru. Others, including the Somalis and the Turkana in the north and the Kalenjin in the Great Rift Valley, involve more or less 15 percent of the populace. These ethnic classifications are further separated into subgroups. One percent of the populace is non-African, basically of the Indian and European plunge.

Climate and Weather

Kenya has a tropical atmosphere. It is hot and sticky at the coast, calm inland and extremely dry in the north and upper east parts of the nation. All through the nation, the most sultry months are December to March. The beachfront regions are tropical, with especially high moistness in April and May, yet tempered by rainstorm winds. The marshes are hot yet primarily dry while the good countries are more mild with four seasons. Nairobi has an extremely charming atmosphere during the time because of its elevation. Close Lake Victoria, the temperatures are much higher and precipitation can be overwhelming.

Travelling and Tourism

Amusement survey is getting it done amid the driest seasons (May–September, January, and February) because the absence of surface water powers diversion to gather at water openings. African Safari high season runs July through November when the yearly wildebeest relocation is going all out. However, it's much less expensive to go in the low season (April and May) when rates drop drastically. High season at the coast is September through January (the most smoking time is December and January), however, maintain a strategic distance from Christmas and New Year periods as occasion resorts are stuffed. In case you're a birder, intend to visit in the middle of October and April when the transient species have arrived.

Vacation and Destination

At the point when individuals consider safari in Africa, a Kenya safari is the particular case that rings a bell. From the rushing crowds of the Mara to the way of life of the Maasai, Rendille and Samburu, and the Pink Flamingos of the Rift Valley Lakes against the backdrop of the superb Mount Kenya. This is the first "Out of Africa" destination.

Some facts about Kenya

Population of country 40,046,566 people
Area of Kenya 582,650 sq. kilometers
Located on the continent Africa (AF)
Capital of Kenya Nairobi
Currency at Kenya Shilling (KES)
Domain Zone .ke
Phone country code 254
FIPS code of Kenya KE

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More information about Kenya

Climate of Kenya:
  • varies from tropical along coast to arid in interior
Terrain of Kenya:
  • low plains rise to central highlands bisected by Great Rift Valley
  • fertile plateau in west
Kenya also has such useful resources as: limestone, soda ash, salt, gemstones, fluorspar, zinc, diatomite, gypsum, wildlife, hydropower.

Top cities of Kenya


City Name Population State Coordinates
1 Nairobi 2,750,547 people Nairobi Area -1.28333 x 36.81667
2 Mombasa 799,668 people Coast Province -4.05466 x 39.66359
3 Nakuru 259,903 people Rift Valley Province -0.28333 x 36.06667
4 Eldoret 218,446 people Rift Valley Province 0.52036 x 35.26992
5 Kisumu 216,479 people Nyanza Province -0.10221 x 34.76171
6 Thika 99,322 people Central Province -1.03326 x 37.06933
7 Kitale 75,123 people Rift Valley Province 1.01572 x 35.00622
8 Malindi 68,304 people Coast Province -3.21748 x 40.1191
9 Garissa 67,861 people North Eastern Province -0.45355 x 39.64011
10 Kakamega 63,426 people Western Province 0.28422 x 34.75228
11 Bungoma 55,962 people Western Province 0.5635 x 34.56055
12 Nyeri 51,084 people Central Province -0.42013 x 36.94759
13 Meru 47,226 people Eastern 0.04626 x 37.65587
14 Kilifi 46,118 people Coast Province -3.63045 x 39.84992
15 Wajir 45,771 people North Eastern Province 1.7471 x 40.05732
16 Mumias 45,485 people Western Province 0.33511 x 34.4864
17 Lugulu 40,894 people Western Province 0.39361 x 34.30528
18 Homa Bay 40,319 people Nyanza Province -0.52731 x 34.45714
19 Naivasha 38,366 people Rift Valley Province -0.71667 x 36.43591
20 Nanyuki 36,142 people Rift Valley Province 0.01667 x 37.07283
21 Mandera 36,076 people North Eastern Province 3.93663 x 41.86701
22 Narok 36,061 people Rift Valley Province -1.07829 x 35.86012
23 Kericho 35,748 people Rift Valley Province -0.36774 x 35.28314
24 Migori 35,240 people Nyanza Province -1.06344 x 34.47313
25 Embu 34,922 people Eastern -0.53112 x 37.4506
26 Isiolo 33,207 people Eastern 0.35462 x 37.58218
27 Nyahururu 31,978 people Central Province 0.0421 x 36.36734
28 Machakos 31,971 people Eastern -1.51667 x 37.26667
29 Rongai 30,471 people Rift Valley Province -0.17333 x 35.86382
30 Kisii 28,547 people Nyanza Province -0.67394 x 34.77225

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