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Complete details about Kenya in Africa with capital city Nairobi

Country NameKenya (Kenya)
Country CodeKEN
Capital CityNairobi
RegionEastern Africa
Independence Year1963
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)

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From @rzknurul on Sun Jun 16 18:53:42 EDT 2019 RT @AJEnglish: Kenya's chimp habitats threatened by logging, human settlements and war ? in pictures
From @FrankiesTooLoud on Sun Jun 16 18:53:17 EDT 2019 @Kenya_Simone17 He will get traded for a pitcher, and be a great player somewhere
From @onlyoneDamani on Sun Jun 16 18:53:17 EDT 2019 RT @TheLotanna: @fndaga @shape_u_up @onlyoneDamani @badboydeji @Raptors He was born in England to a Nigerian father and Kenyan mother. He c?
From @Educated_Fool83 on Sun Jun 16 18:53:12 EDT 2019 RT @ItsMutai: Here is Tanzania President dismissing China's loan of $10billion with conditions almost similar to what Kenya was given on SG?
From @SakaMiti_kenya on Sun Jun 16 18:53:06 EDT 2019 ????????????????????????? #??????
From @kenya_iwaki on Sun Jun 16 18:52:42 EDT 2019 @nakamokotan ??????????????????
From @Kenya_Simone17 on Sun Jun 16 18:52:40 EDT 2019 @davidtabrown Also I cried watch this....still kinda teary eyed because I'm a sap ???
From @Amina_bellisimo on Sun Jun 16 18:52:37 EDT 2019 RT @VKapeen: That wasn?t an attack on DP Ruto, it seems Uhuru was sending a message to The Tanga Tanga lieutenants from his community that?
From @Somaliweynta on Sun Jun 16 18:52:27 EDT 2019 RT @khalilhumam: UN chief condemns terrorist attacks in Kenya and Somalia | Khalil Humam -
From @nelphat_andi on Sun Jun 16 18:52:21 EDT 2019 RT @HildaMuteshi: Patriarchy is a disease like tribalism in Kenya. The day you start thinking you are Kikuyu, luo, kalenjin... You miss the?
From @Amina_bellisimo on Sun Jun 16 18:52:21 EDT 2019 RT @Anon1KENYA: #kasarani why doesn?t Uhuru just fire Ruto ? Childish outbursts don?t solve Kenya?s problems. This just makes a Uhuru look?
From @RogKenn12 on Sun Jun 16 18:52:20 EDT 2019 RT @retired_marine1: @Condor_Law @joestornaiuolo How long did it take someone to figure that one out? I doubt if the history books will ev?
From @Kenya_Simone17 on Sun Jun 16 18:52:17 EDT 2019 @davidtabrown He definitely knew he was being sent down at some point. Idk another part of me just wants him to sta?