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Executives for 2020- 2021.
Francis Kongo Musyoka
Charity Njeri Muturi
Timothy K. Kuria
Official Name: Republic of Kenya
Conventional short form: Kenya
Former: British East Africa.
ISO Country Code: ke
Local Time = UTC +3h
Country Calling Code: +254
Capital City: Nairobi (pop. 2.1 million)
Mombasa (665 000), Kisumu (504 000), Nakuru (1.2 million).
Independence: 12 December 1963 (from UK).
Location: Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Somalia and Tanzania.
Area: 580,000 km² (225,000 sq mi.)
Terrain: From a low coastal plain on the Indian Ocean in a series of mountain ridges and plateaus which stand above 3 000 meters (9 000 ft.) in the center of the country. The Rift Valley bisects the country above Nairobi, opening up to a broad arid plain in the north. Mountain plains cover the south before descending to the shores of Lake Victoria in the west.
Highest elevation: Mount Kenya (Kirinyaga, 5199 m)
Climate: Varies from the tropical south, west, and central regions to arid and semi-arid in the north and the northeast.
Population: 46 million (2015)
Ethnic groups: African–Kikuyu 21%, Luhya 14%, Luo 13%, Kalenjin 11%, Kamba 11%, Kisii 6%, Meru 5%. Non-African–Asian, European, Arab 1%.
Religions: Protestant 40%, Roman Catholic 30%, Muslim 20%, indigenous beliefs 10%, .
Languages: English, Swahili, more than 40 local ethnic languages.
Literacy (in English): 59%.
Natural resources: Wildlife, land.
Agriculture Products: Tea, coffee, sugarcane, horticultural products.
Industries: Small-scale consumer goods (plastic, furniture, batteries, textiles, soap, cigarettes, flour), agricultural products processing; oil refining, cement; tourism.
Exports – commodities: tea, horticultural products, coffee, petroleum products, fish, cement.
Exports – partners: Uganda 11.2%, USA 8.3%, Tanzania 8.1%, Netherlands 7.4%, UK 6%, Pakistan 4.2% (2015)
Imports – commodities: machinery and transportation equipment, petroleum products, motor vehicles, iron and steel, resins and plastics.
Imports – partners: China 30%, India 15.5%, UAE 5.7%, USA 4.8%, Japan 4.7% (2015)
Currency: Kenyan Shilling (KES)
Kenya in Figures
Kenya key statistical data.