Mombasa

Mombasa is the second-largest city in Kenya, with a population of about one million. A regional cultural and economic hub, Mombasa has a prominent port and an international airport, and is an important regional tourism centre. Situated on the east coast of Kenya, in Coast Province, Mombasa's bordering the Indian Ocean made it a historical trading centre, and it was successively controlled by many countries due to its strategic location. Administratively, Mombasa is the capital of Mombasa District. The current mayor is Ahmed Abubakar Mohdhar.

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