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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 @MightBeTrump on Mon Feb 27 08:52:43 EST 2017 Kenya to happen.
From @TimothyMutua19 on Mon Feb 27 08:52:38 EST 2017 RT @TheStarKenya: EDITORIAL CARTOON: #Jubileemedia emasculating #Kenya one institution at a time via @ndula_victor https://t.co/GMCCx1MbuQ
From @kenya_555 on Mon Feb 27 08:52:33 EST 2017 @109_jp ????????????(???;)
From @m_kimingichi on Mon Feb 27 08:52:33 EST 2017 RT @Purity_Bisieri: #MusaliaTheRealDeal the 5th president of kenya
From @LilMissGutsy on Mon Feb 27 08:52:32 EST 2017 RT @YayoWachira: Who called them Alshabaab instead of "Bomas of Kenya"
From @makaylaaubrey13 on Mon Feb 27 08:52:31 EST 2017 This is the attitude everyone needs ? I miss you Kenya!! https://t.co/NRRCPAWLhu
From @Trade_Kenya on Mon Feb 27 08:52:29 EST 2017 The Committee facilitates domestic coordination and implementation TF agreements and also it enhances smooth movement of goods and services
From @mamika_hking on Mon Feb 27 08:52:24 EST 2017 RT @Sebastian_hw: ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ???????????? ? https://t.co/Qtod7sFALF
From @hermo3tynah on Mon Feb 27 08:52:16 EST 2017 RT @jackieyxhawe: @hermo3tynah haha kenya tena mtoree wacha tungojee hii uwondoo @SteveAustineX2 @LyndaOriaso @radiomaisha @Sallyfrankie20?
From @TheStarKenya on Mon Feb 27 08:52:05 EST 2017 EDITORIAL CARTOON: #Jubileemedia emasculating #Kenya one institution at a time via @ndula_victor https://t.co/GMCCx1MbuQ
From @kaze_kanta919 on Mon Feb 27 08:52:01 EST 2017 @kenya_kenya0913 ?
From @ItsLoftus on Mon Feb 27 08:52:00 EST 2017 He build institutions that have enhanced good governance and democracy in Kenya. #MusaliaTheRealDeal https://t.co/3SfKQN80uX
From @JuIptbQzDpRSV on Mon Feb 27 08:52:00 EST 2017 Ethiopia is about to overtake Kenya to be No. 1 economy in East Africa. Can it... https://t.co/ilTwjK7y4j by? https://t.co/13k5k5WNT8
From @kamandazion on Mon Feb 27 08:51:49 EST 2017 RT @sidchat1: Northern counties of Kenya can become food surplus, generate large scale employment & improve lives. Watch: https://t.co/0Lwg?
From @newsheadlinesng on Mon Feb 27 08:51:46 EST 2017 Ethiopia set to surpass Kenya?s economy READ MORE https://t.co/0RhEMigVmr