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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)

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From @stwalljckson1 on Fri Jun 23 08:01:42 EDT 2017 9 months before August 4, 1961, in a remote village in Kenya's jungle One misjudgment by ONE tiny sperm and we all? https://t.co/LLzPMWobKk
From @_LORDROY on Fri Jun 23 08:01:39 EDT 2017 RT @DimpledMercy: @maktejah That's a bigger blow to our country Kenya #SportPesaSponsorships
From @kijanafulani on Fri Jun 23 08:01:38 EDT 2017 RT @seancardo: #Sportpesa to pull out of sponsorship from 2018 over #Kenya tax laws! #SportPesaSponsorships #EPL #seanknows https://t.co/pj?
From @DaveMcowino on Fri Jun 23 08:01:38 EDT 2017 RT @TEAMNASA_KE: #PresidentialResultsRuling The five judge bench must explain to us the difference between Jubilee party of Kenya (IEBC) an?
From @Kevin_Kimamira on Fri Jun 23 08:01:38 EDT 2017 RT @LGE_EastAfrica: We are now online!! Visit https://t.co/9GNIltgm8d and get yourself 100% genuine LG products. https://t.co/scAnwO1zM3
From @MarkOnyancha on Fri Jun 23 08:01:36 EDT 2017 @SafaricomLtd the maumau with their unity and perseverance brought independence to Kenya in 1963.
From @RomainVajo on Fri Jun 23 08:01:33 EDT 2017 RT @FarahMaalimM: Kenya is the only State in the globe other than the Gulf States &Angola, where the richest businessmen are the most succe?
From @poa_kenya on Fri Jun 23 08:01:32 EDT 2017 I have forgotten my username? Click forgot username, Enter phone number and we will send you a free SMS to remind y? https://t.co/Ek6aN2uqIb
From @GideonOlang on Fri Jun 23 08:01:29 EDT 2017 RT @ItsMutai: Chiloba and company should be made aware that we will CURSE them. And as for them, they might not last a month. This is OUR C?
From @Lafede_cat on Fri Jun 23 08:01:25 EDT 2017 'I feel betrayed': the Somali refugees sent from safety into a war zone https://t.co/VqR9hSG1kr
From @TESPOK_KENYA on Fri Jun 23 08:01:23 EDT 2017 TESPOK is wishing you a happy eid. Enjoy your long weekend. https://t.co/HH0yOEmBSj