Why is Kenya named Kenya?

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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 originally called Kenya as Kikuyu locals called it Kirinyaga (mountain of whiteness). British colonialists found it hard to pronounce hence Kiinyaa and later Kenya (Home of the Gods).
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How was Kenya named?

Kenya's Name Kenya - a wonderful sounding word is named after a mountain of the same name. It was given by the Kikuyu people who lived around present day Mt. Kenya, which the

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

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 is there to do in Kenya?

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

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.

Where about is Kenya?

Kenyais a country in East Africa, Bodering the Indian Ocean in theSouth East, Somalia in the East, Ethiopia in the North, Sudan inthe North West, Uganda in the West and Tanzan

Kenya is named after?

Kenya is named after its tallest mountain, Mt. Kenya. Mt. Kenya is also the second highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro. It is also the only place in the whole world that expe

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.
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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
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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