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Kenyais a country in East Africa, Bodering the Indian Ocean in the South East, Somalia in the East, Ethiopia in the North, Sudan in the North West, Uganda in the West and Tanzania in the South. The country stradles the equator, and the Great Rift valley, and on its western edge is Lake Victoria, which is widely believed to be the source of the Nile. Its capital, Nairobi, is on map coordinates 1° 16' S and 36° 48' E . Kenya being filled with diverse flora and fauna is considered to be the most desirous place to visit by the explorers, adventure seekers and wildlife lovers.
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Why is Kenya named Kenya?

Kenya is named after Mt. Kenya its highest mountain. It is the second highest mountain in Africa after Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. It is a misconception that the name Kenya originated from its first president Mzee Jomo Kenyatta. And whilst the name came from Mt. Kenya, the mountain was not origina (MORE)

Where is Kenya?

Answer . Kenya is located in Africa, on the East, just below the "horn" that is Somalia. It's bordered by the Indian Ocean on the South East, Tanzania on the South, Uganda on the West, Sudan on the North West, Ethiopia on the North and Somalia on the North East. The equator divides Kenya rough (MORE)

What airports are in Kenya?

There's Jomokenyatta international airport (JKIA), mombasa international airport, Kisumu airport, eldoret airport and several other small airstrips.

When was Kenya founded?

Kenya was created in 1920 from the British East AfricaProtectorate. Kenya was given independence on Dec 12, 1963 fromBritain.

Who is the ruler of kenya?

President Mwai Kibaki is the current Kenya president in a joint-coalition government with Prime Minister Raila Odinga.

What can you see in Kenya?

Sky. Sea. Animals. Rift Valley. Quiet white beaches. Cities. Nightclubs. The sun. Shops. Television. Blu-ray. PS3. African people. White people. Indian people. Mixed race people. Other race people. Roads. Beggars. Rich politicians. Cars. Cows. Dogs. Bowling alleys. Restaurants. Lots and lots of chea (MORE)

What are the lakes in Kenya?

In alphabetical order the lakes in Kenya are: Baringo-Bogoria Chew Bahir Elmenteita Kamnarok Logipi Magadi Naivasha Nakuru Turkana Victoria

Cities in Kenya?

Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kisumu, Eldoret, Nyeri, Meru and Machakos are all cities in Kenya. Nairobi is also the capital.

How is Kenya developing?

Kenya is a developing country. It is one of Africa's "lioneconomies". As of 2013, there is a high level of economic growth onthe continent, specially on its telecommunications industry.

What do you do when in Kenya?

When in Kenya, some of the things that tourists do is go on a Kenya safari. Kenya national parks are the places where people go on a Kenya safari.

What activities can you do in Kenya?

The best thing to do when your in Kenya is to go on safari's and see all the safari animals or visit the tropical beaches or just chill and sun bathe! :P

What country is Kenya in?

Kenya is in Africa and is nown for the safari parks . Kenya has many wild animals and has many schools

What is Kenya famous for?

It is noted for such wildlife as lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo, rhinoceroses, zebras, hippopotamuses, and crocodiles. About one-tenth of the land is arable, and more than one-third is used for grazing cattle, goats, and sheep. Agriculture employs much of the workforce, and tea and coffee are t (MORE)

What does Kenya import?

Kenya imports iron, steel, plastics, machine transportation equipment, petroleum products, motor vehicles. It exports tea, coffee, horticultural products, petroleum products, cement, soda ash, hide and skins.

What is there to do in Kenya?

water skiing, bird watching, bungey jumping, water rafting, mountain climbing, terrain walking, animal watching, rock climbing......

The leader of Kenya?

In July of 2014, the president of Kenya was Uhuru Kenyatta. He waselected to that position on April 9, 2013.

What is mount Kenya?

Mount Kenya is a volcano, which is known as a stratovolcano meaning it no longer erupts and that its extinct it did use to erupt around 3 million years ago but yes it is a volcano in a place called Kenya in Africa:) Hope I Helped

Is there persecution in Kenya?

There are several instances to suggest an increase in religious persecution against Christians in Kenya. While it does not appear to be supported by the Kenyan authorities, the Islamism of surrounding nations seems to have crossed the border.

Topography of Kenya?

Its highest mountain, Mount Kenya, is located in approximately the center of the country. The Great Rift Valley runs from north to south through Kenya, separating the Lake Victoria basin to the west from the hills in the east, which slide into the dry grassy lowlands and coastal beaches. Kenya's top (MORE)

Is Kenya an LEDC and why?

yes, kenya is an LEDC, this is down to low life expectancy, lack of clean water, people are unable to seek medical care and cannot afford an education so people are unable to get good jobs and provide for family.

What is in Kenyas sea?

what is the sea like in Kenya ? also what is around the sea like ? and what short of features are there in seaside hoildays in Kenya?

Does it rain in Kenya?

Yes it does. If you have watched the TV lately or researched online,you will get to know the state of the climate change that is affecting Kenya and the East African region at the moment. Some areas are experiencing more rainfall and extreme heat than usual.

What is Kenya known for?

at a guess, the tribes that live there, the wide open plains and the big five which can be found there, such as giraffes, lions, cheetahs, elephants and rhino's.

What can you do in Kenya?

there are safari's and game drives round Nirobi and many other things too. try going on a Kenyan Travel site for more information.

Do Kenya have seasons?

Yes, Kenya has the four seasons that we have every were but more importantly, there is a wet and dry seson. This is important, because Kenya is one of the worlds most fertile lands.

Is there a McDonald's in Kenya?

Not yet, there isn't! On the African continent, I am only aware of McDonald's being present in South Africa, Egypt, and Morocco. Although there are rumors abound that McDonald's will open in Kenya in late 2013, following on the recent opening of KFC and soon-to-be opened Subway. Yes, but as you know (MORE)

Are there alligators in Kenya?

The Nile crocodile has several subspecies. One, the Kenyan Nile crocodile, is also known as the Kenya alligator. However it is not a true alligator, but a crocodile.

How do you get into Kenya?

You can fly in with various airlines, or take a boat to the coast, or drive from surrounding countries.

Does Kenya have bison?

No. Bison refer to those animals found in North America, not Africa. Cape Buffalo are not bison, but they can be found in Kenya. However, due to overhunting, numbers are dwindling.

What transportation does Kenya have?

Most parts of Kenya are very poor, so there is very slim transportation at all. Most of them ride on homemade bycicles and scooters. Where there is transportation, it is usually a public bus or safari Jeep. To transport goods, they usually use shantyboats, which are usually rafts with gasoline-power (MORE)

Is Kenya tropical?

Yes Kenya is a tropical country. It lies between the tropic of cancer tropic of Capricorn. The equator passes almost right in the the middle of the country http:\\medicalkenya.co.ke

Who travels to Kenya?

Basically, the people that travel to Kenya are either tourists whowould like to see Kenya and what it can offer to their vacationneeds, immigrants of whom want to stay in Kenya, business peoplewho want to invest in the country, People with missions, people whowould like to study, and maybe people wh (MORE)

What is the Kenya alphabet?

Swahili is a Bantu language spoken by about 35 million people in Tanzania, Burundi, Congo (Kinshasa) Kenya, Mayotte, Mozambique, Oman, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa , Uganda, UAE and the USA. Swahili is an official language of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya and is used as a lingua franca throughout Eas (MORE)

When did Kenya become known as Kenya?

"As part of East Africa, Kenya has seen human habitation since the Lower Paleolithic period. The Bantu expansion reached the area by the first millennium AD, and the borders of the modern state comprise the crossroads of the Niger-Congo, Nilo-Saharan, and Afro-Asiatic linguistic areas of Africa, mak (MORE)

Is Kenya in a desert?

Kenya is not in a desert but there is a desert in Kenya, the NyiriDesert, also called the Nyika, or Tarudesert, desert, located inthe south-central part of the country.

When did Kenya became known as Kenya?

Kenya was known to be Kenya by first between the 16th and 17th century by tugese but declared independence from the British colonies on December 12, 1963.

What year was Kenya named Kenya?

1963 Before Kenya gained independence in 1963 from British rule, it was officially called the "Colony of Kenya". The name Kenya cactually came from the mountain in the same name called mount kenya because the British couldn't pronounce it well at the time

What are the advantages of Kenya?

Too many to name. - Simpler life = higher morals and community-based values. - Cheap life = more luxury for someone who is lower middle-class income - Food is still unprocessed - much healthier - People make time for each other and are genuinely interested in helping strangers - Sun, sun, (MORE)

Who conquered Kenya?

the British did but then they fought back and won their independence in Dec. 12, 1963

Why is Kenya underdeveloped?

This is because Kenya is an underdeveloped and has no resources such as petrol and gold etc.... It is too hot there and also because of governments who are dictators wich make a lot of corruptions in the country which is a steady proof of the well-known news ,BBC World news .

Does Kenya get tornadoes?

Yes. I've seen two in the last three years or so - the second one just a few minutes ago. I have seen many "dust devils" over the past 20 years, but I did not think Kenya had actual tornados until I saw one a few years ago in the great Rift Valley. Today (May 21, 2012), I saw a much bigger stronger (MORE)

Does Kenya have animals?

Nope. Kenya is a bustling metropolis filled to the brim with space pirates and mercenary dregs. I suggest consulting your nearest SFC Customs Bay to be informed of the happenings in the New Earth Quadrant.

What is Kenya noted for?

Apart from the magnificent landscapes and the beautiful culture? And superb Tusker beer? And lots of other things I could mention? Were you watching the Olympics or do you live in a cave?

When did Kenya get its name Kenya?

Kenya's name derives from the Kikuyu name for Mount Kenya, Kere Nyaga (Ke-re-nya-ga) meaning 'mountain of God'. According to our elders, when one of the first men appeared in Kenya he met a Kikuyu man and asked him the name of the country and pointed at the mountain. The Kikuyu man mistakenly though (MORE)

Where is Kenya in the Bible?

Kenya wasn't mentioned in the Bible, by name, because it did not become 'Kenya' until 1895 (1920) when England took it over as a colony. It wasn't an independent republic until 1964. Ethiopia , however, is, several times, mentioned in the Bible (2 KIngs 19:9/Esther 1:1/Esther 8:9/Isaiah 18:1/Isaia (MORE)

Is Kenya a noun?

Yes, the word 'Kenya' is a noun , a word for a place. A noun is a word for a person, a place, or a thing. The noun 'Kenya' is a proper noun , the name of a specificplace.