General Information about Kenya
Kenya is located between Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Somalia and Ethiopa and found in east Africa bordering the Indian Ocean. The Kenyan population is just over 31,500,000 people with there being a fairly even amount of followers of the Roman Catholic, Protestant and Muslim religions. Swahili and English are the two official languages spoken in Kenya.
Safari's originated in Kenya as safari is the Swahili word for journey and many safaris run all year round. Nairobi, Kenya's capital city, is interesting, lively and the central business district. Visiting Nairobi is the perfect way to get the feel of urban African lifetstyle and is the largest city between Johannesburg in South Africa and Cairo in Egypt.
Find Out About The Climate In Kenya
Kenya's climate is typically tropical with humid and hot weather conditions along the coast. In the north and north east parts the weather is more temperate and can be very dry. Average temperatures from January to March sit around 37 degrees with February and March being the hottest months to visit. The weather is at its coolest in July and August with most of the country's rainfall occurring from April through to June.
Geographical Information On Kenya
Kenya is situated across the equator on the east of Africa with a total land area of 582,650 square metres and a coastline of 536 kilometres. Kenya's highest point is Mount Kenya measuring over 5,199 metres. Also set in Kenya is the worlds second largest freshwater lake, Lake Victoria with an area of 69,484 square metres. Kenya shares the borders of Lake Victoria with Tanzania and Uganda and is also the main reservoir of the Nile River.
Learn About The Economy In Kenya
Listed as one of the poorest nations in the world, Kenya's poverty has been on the rise for over 30 years. More than half of population are poor with over 7.5 million living in extreme poverty conditions. The agricultural industry only provides around 29 percent of the economy which employs about 75 percent of the population. The main agricultural produces are coffee, tea, corn, wheat, suguarcane, fruit and vegetables, as well as beef, pork and dairy products. Kenya's main export partners are Uganda, Tanzania, Uk and Germany. The official currency is the Kenyan shilling.
Apartments in Kenya
Attractions, Activities and Tours in Kenya
|* Mombasa Attractions||* Nairobi Attractions||* Diani Beach Attractions|
|* Naivasha Attractions||* Narok Attractions||* Watamu Attractions|
Guesthouses in Kenya
Hostels in Kenya
|* Bondo Hostels||* Diani Beach Hostels||* Kilifi Hostels|
|* Kisii Hostels||* Kisumu Hostels||* Matathia Hostels|
|* Mombasa Hostels||* Nairobi Hostels||* Nanyuki Hostels|
|* Watamu Hostels|
Hotels in Kenya
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