Kenya

Kenya's flagLocation: East Africa
Official name: Republic of Kenya
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1963 / 1963
Capital city: Nairobi
Population: 40.9 million / 187 people per sq mile
(72 people per sq km)
Total land area: 224,961 square miles (582,650 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Kiswahili (official language), English (official language), Kikuyu, Luo, Kalenjin, Kamba
Main religions: Christian 80%, Muslim 10%, Traditional beliefs 9%, Other 1%
Ethnic mix: Other 28%, Kikuyu 22%, Luo 14%, Luhya 14%, Kamba 11%, Kalenjin 11%
Government type: Mixed Presidential–Parliamentary system
Currency: Kenya shilling = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 87%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2060 kilocalories

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