Kenya Statistics

  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 44,037,656
  • GDP: $66,030,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    224,081 (sq miles)
    580,367 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: Kenyan shilling (KES)

Kenya Facts

  • Kenya Facts... Storytellers in Kenya are highly respected. Children learn traditions, history and lessons by listening to people tell the many different folktales, legends and myths... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes...

    Afternoon tea is a daily custom throughout the country. Depending on the type of food, people may eat their food utensils or the right hand.... Learn More

  • In their Language... English is an official language and is widely used, especially for business and official purposes. However, Kiswahili (also called Swahili) was proclaimed the national language... Learn More
  • Family... The family unit usually includes the extended family. There is much interaction between uncles, aunts, and cousins. In fact, children call their maternal aunts, “mother”,... Learn More
  • Fashion...

    Kenyans generally are modestly dressed. Shorts (for women) are generally only appropriate in resort areas. Women usually wear dresses, but many young urban women... Learn More

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