Kenya


Currency

The official currency of Kenya is Shilling (sign: KSh, code: KES).

Capital

Nairobi, since 1963.

Location

Kenya is located in East Africa.


Kenya Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 40,513,000

Estimated population (2000): 31,254,000

Estimated population (1950): 6,077,000

Flag


Kenya Flag

Economy

Kenya is a hub for financial, communication and transportation services of Eastern and Central Africa. Major industries in Kenya are: agriculture, forestry and fishing, mining and minerals, industrial manufacturing, energy, tourism and financial services. Compared to its neighbours, Kenya has well-developed social and physical infrastructure.
Main exports of Kenya are: tea, horticultural products, coffee, petroleum products, fish, cement.


The most popular places in Kenya among international travellers

Giraffe Centre

Giraffe Centre
Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park