Kenya

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Kenya

Presidential republic, independant since 1963

Region:
Eastern Africa
Area:
580,370 km²
Local name:
Kenya
Capital:
Nairobi
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Tourism
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Economy
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Energy consumption
Telecommunication
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Kenya:
10:18 pm
Monday, June 25th, 2018

The countrywide time in Kenya is Eastern Africa Time (EAT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Kenya.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 3 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

48,462,000
83.50
Ø 64.6 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 69.4 years
Birthrate:
31.3 ‰
Deathrate:
5.7 ‰
Males/Females:
49.7% : 50.3%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Kenya 2016
The currency in Kenya is Kenianische Schilling (KES).
1 Schilling is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 06/25/2018
1 US$ = 100.47 Schilling
1000 Schilling = 9.95 US$

The climate in Kenya

In Kenya, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 27 and 31 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 38 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 17°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

mother tonguedistribution
Kikuyu20.9 %
Luhya13.8 %
Luo12.8 %
Kamba11.2 %
Kalenjin10.8 %
Gusii6.1 %
Nyika4.8 %
Masai1.6 %
Turkana1.4 %
other16.6 %

Religions

branchdistribution
Protestants47.4%
Catholics23.3%
other Christs11.8%
Native religions1.6%
Muslims11.1%
nondenominational2.4%
other2.4%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:63,717.60 M €
Exportations:5,662.6 M €
Importations:12,853.0 M €
Tourism receipts:1.46 bn €
Unemployment rate:11.5 %
Inflation rate:6.30 %
corruption index:28 (very bad)
Energy consumption:7.7 bn kWh

Land use

1% Urban areas:4,188 km²
48% Agricultural areas:276,317 km²
8% Forest:44,108 km²
2% Water areas:11,230 km²
42% Others:244,527 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:160,878 km
Railways:3,806 km
Airports:197

Most important cities in Kenya

CityRegionPopulation
Nairobi / CapitalNairobi Area3,138,000
MombasaMombasa800,000
NakuruNakuru260,000
EldoretUasin Gishu218,000
KisumuKisumu216,000
ThikaNairobi Area200,000
MalindiKilifi118,000
KitaleTrans Nzoia75,000
GarissaGarissa68,000
KakamegaKakamega63,000
MbaleVihiga60,000
KapenguriaWest Pokot56,000
BungomaBungoma56,000
BusiaBusia52,000
NyeriNyeri51,000
Ol KalouNyandarua48,000
MeruMeru47,000
KilifiKilifi46,000
WajirWajir46,000
MumiasKakamega45,000
VoiTaita Taveta45,000
LuguluBusia41,000
Homa BayHoma Bay40,000
NaivashaNakuru38,000
NanyukiLaikipia36,000
ManderaMandera36,000
NarokNarok36,000
KerichoKericho36,000
MigoriMigori35,000
EmbuEmbu35,000




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:not practiced for 10+ years



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