KENYA IN BRIEF
Republic of Kenya (Named after Mount Kenya)
Kenya’s Neighbors: Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Total Area: At 580,367 km2, Kenya is the world’s 48th largest country
Independence: 12th December 1963
Currency: Kenyan Shilling (KES).
Population: 52.2 million people, Kenya becomes the 27th most populous country.
Capital City: Nairobi while its oldest city & first capital is the coastal city of Mombasa. Kisumu City is the third largest city & also an inland port on Lake Victoria with other significant urban centers like Nakuru & Eldoret.
No. of Languages:Total of 69 languages
Common Languages: English & Swahili
Religions: Anglican, Roman Catholic, The Presbyterians, Conservatives, Orthodox, Islam, Hindu &Indigenous traditional beliefs.
Climate / best time to Visit
March, April, May, June (Long rainy season)
October – November(Heavy rains)