What is Kenya?

  • (noun): A republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya.
    Synonyms: Republic of Kenya


Kenya ( /ˈkɛnjə/ or /ˈkiːnjə/), officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in East Africa that lies on the equator. With the Indian Ocean to its south-east, it is bordered by Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the north-west, Ethiopia to the north and Somalia to the north-east. Kenya has a land area of 580,000 km2 and a population of a little over 43 million residents. The country is named after Mount Kenya, a significant landmark and second among Africa's highest mountain peaks. Its capital and largest city is Nairobi.

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Opinion Polls About 9/11 Conspiracy Theories - National Opinion Polls - Africa and The Middle East - Kenya
... The WorldPublicOpinion.org opinion poll conducted during the summer of 2008 found that 77 percent of respondents in Kenya believe al-Qaeda were responsible. 4 percent said the U.S ...
Kenya At The Commonwealth Games
... Kenya has attended thirteen Commonwealth Games, beginning in 1954 and missing only the 1986 Games ... Kenya has won 162 Commonwealth medals, mostly in athletics and boxing, with twenty-two coming from a single event, the 3000 metre steeplechase, an event in which no athlete but a Kenyan has won a medal since 1994 ...
Meru, Kenya - Prominent Meru People
... Francis Muthaura, Has been Head of Public Service Secretary of the Cabinet, Kenya ... Justice (Rtd) Aaron Ringera, once the Director Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission (KACC), Kenya Edward H Ntalami, immediate former Chief Executive ... and Natural Resources, former Finance Minister, Kenya ...
Kenya - Culture - Cuisine
... In western Kenya, among the Luhya, Luo and Kalenjin, lye is a common ingredient in most traditional foods and mursik – a traditional milk drink ...