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Complete details about Kenya in Africa with capital city Nairobi

Country NameKenya (Kenya)
Country CodeKEN
Capital CityNairobi
ContinentAfrica
RegionEastern Africa
Independence Year1963
Population30080000
Surface Area580367.0
Life Expectancy48.0 years
GNP9217.0 (old 10241.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Gusii     (6.1%)
Kalenjin     (10.8%)
Kamba     (11.2%)
Kikuyu     (20.9%)
Luhya     (13.8%)
Luo     (12.8%)
Masai     (1.6%)
Meru     (5.5%)
Nyika     (4.8%)
Turkana     (1.4%)

Major Cities

Nairobi, Nairobi     (population 2290000)
Mombasa, Coast     (population 461753)
Kisumu, Nyanza     (population 192733)
Nakuru, Rift Valley     (population 163927)
Machakos, Eastern     (population 116293)
Eldoret, Rift Valley     (population 111882)
Meru, Eastern     (population 94947)
Nyeri, Central     (population 91258)

Kenya's most recent News and Stories

Kenya Tweets

From @sndirangu36 on Fri Apr 28 10:00:43 EDT 2017 RT @LarryMadowo: Kenya's overall rate of inflation rises for the 8th straight month to 11.48% in April as food prices continue to rise, per?
From @cmzalendo on Fri Apr 28 10:00:42 EDT 2017 RT @spazzle_: Rongai si Kenya https://t.co/fB0S4IOpJ8
From @oladapoyusuf on Fri Apr 28 10:00:34 EDT 2017 RT @GOGLAssociation: Adoption of #offgrid #solar helped boost #Kenya?s electricity-access rate to 60% last year @ImpactAlpha https://t.co/d?
From @martinouma1 on Fri Apr 28 10:00:33 EDT 2017 RT @LarryMadowo: Kenya's overall rate of inflation rises for the 8th straight month to 11.48% in April as food prices continue to rise, per?
From @NaomiNj35150763 on Fri Apr 28 10:00:32 EDT 2017 Loving kenya
From @jmuiavds2030 on Fri Apr 28 10:00:32 EDT 2017 RT @Trade_Kenya: Kenya to export tea, coffee worth Sh6 billion to Jordan https://t.co/0bJpvbMtG6 via @StandardKenya
From @mchoya123 on Fri Apr 28 10:00:30 EDT 2017 Pest Control and Fumigation Mombasa. Bedbugs Cockroaches,Termites, Rats, Extermination services Mombasa Kenya....... https://t.co/EvVMtRVmDW
From @zinamunna on Fri Apr 28 10:00:30 EDT 2017 Uber?s New Low Cost Product in Nairobi https://t.co/b2UX2b92Y9
From @conniekithinji on Fri Apr 28 10:00:22 EDT 2017 @uber_kenya Disappointed. Uber driver confirmed pick up in 10 mins, but he failed to show up after 30. I cancelled. Driver: Joseph Karanja
From @IOA_WORLD on Fri Apr 28 10:00:20 EDT 2017 RT @UNCERF: After 3 yrs of #drought, #Kenya risks a national crisis. @UNCERF already contributed w/$10.3M. More is needed: https://t.co/v1k?
From @jacobaliet on Fri Apr 28 10:00:16 EDT 2017 RT @Lastborn_______: Watching @MigunaMiguna talk in JKL.The guy is bigger than Kenya&his standards are too high,I'm not promoting mediocre?
From @ItsMJ254 on Fri Apr 28 10:00:15 EDT 2017 Jubilee and UK are the worst thing to ever happen to Kenya. But only a few more months and they're out.
From @ReportersIO on Fri Apr 28 10:00:13 EDT 2017 This Black Mormon In Utah Is Running For President Of Kenya https://t.co/05Oh5BUE6x by @AntoniaMiran of The Huffing? https://t.co/7qc3kcvfjP
From @UnsolvedRHYME on Fri Apr 28 10:00:10 EDT 2017 RT @UnsolvedRHYME: IF: BHO causes #TINGLESupyourLEG? * Why is this CAT still in our country? Can't he go HOME: 1 HAWAII 2 INDONESIA 3 KENYA?
From @iThatSamIAm on Fri Apr 28 10:00:10 EDT 2017 @IamSheree You dont have to say sorry to Kenya fuc her shes one annoying ass chick wit no man or life. She wonna be NeNe so damn bad.