GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses savannah, lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands. It is also home to wildlife like lions, elephants and rhinos. From Nairobi, the capital, safaris visit the Maasai Mara Reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering views of Tanzania's 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro.

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COUNTRY FACTS

POPULATION

33,830,000

CAPITAL

Nairobi (2,818,000)

GDP PER CAPITA

U.S. $1,100

LANGUAGE

English, Kiswahili, numerous indigenous languages

RELIGION

Protestant, Roman Catholic, indigenous beliefs, Muslim

LIFE EXPECTANCY

46

AREA

580,367 square kilometers (224,081 square miles)

LITERACY PERCENT

85

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LOCATIONS EXPERIENCED

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KISITE-MPUNGUTI NATIONAL PARK

Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park is situated on the southern coast of Kenya, near the Tanzanian border.

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KYUSO (MUMONI HILL, MWINGI RESERVE)

Mumoni hill is located near Kasioni, a town in the Eastern province of Kenya. The Mwingi National Reserve has been designated a Wilderness Activity Zone by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) which allows for fly camping and camel/horseback safaris.

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MOMBASA

Mombasa is an historical trading centre, located on the coast of Kenya, on the Indian Ocean. It is the country's second-largest city, after the capital Nairobi, with an estimated population of about 1.2 million people. A regional, cultural and economic hub, Mombasa has an extra-large port and an international airport, and is an important regional tourism centre due to its sandy beaches.

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NAIROBI

Nairobi is Kenya’s capital city. In addition to its urban core, the city has its own National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black rhinos and home to giraffes and zebras. Next to it is a well-regarded elephant orphanage operated by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Nairobi is often used as a jumping-off point for safari trips elsewhere in Kenya.

KISITE-MPUNGUTI NATIONAL PARK

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Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park is situated on the southern coast of Kenya, near the Tanzanian border.

KYUSO (MUMONI HILL, MWINGI RESERVE)

Kenya -Kyuso (Mumoni Hill, Mwingi Reserve)-12631 COVER

Mumoni hill is located near Kasioni, a town in the Eastern province of Kenya. The Mwingi National Reserve has been designated a Wilderness Activity Zone by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) which allows for fly camping and camel/horseback safaris.

MOMBASA

Kenya -Mombasa-Diani Beach-12595 COVER

Mombasa is an historical trading centre, located on the coast of Kenya, on the Indian Ocean. It is the country's second-largest city, after the capital Nairobi, with an estimated population of about 1.2 million people. A regional, cultural and economic hub, Mombasa has an extra-large port and an international airport, and is an important regional tourism centre due to its sandy beaches.

NAIROBI

Kenya -Nairobi-Tourism-Nairobi City center-13320 COVER

Nairobi is Kenya’s capital city. In addition to its urban core, the city has its own National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black rhinos and home to giraffes and zebras. Next to it is a well-regarded elephant orphanage operated by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Nairobi is often used as a jumping-off point for safari trips elsewhere in Kenya.

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