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Republic of Kenya
Jamhuri ya Kenya(Kiswahili)
Motto: "Harambee" (Kiswahili)
"Let us all pull together"
Anthem: Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu
O God of all creation
Location of  Kenya  (dark blue)in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Kenya  (dark blue)

in the African Union  (light blue)

Location of Kenya
Capital
and largest city
Nairobi
1°16′S36°48′E / 1.267°S 36.800°E / -1.267; 36.800
Official languages
National languageKiswahili[1]
Ethnic groups(2016[2])
DemonymKenyan
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutionalrepublic
Uhuru Kenyatta
William Ruto
Ekwee Ethuro
Justin Muturi
Githu Muigai
LegislatureParliament
Senate
National Assembly
Independence
• from the United Kingdom
12 December 1963
• Republic declared
12 December 1964
Area
• Total
581,309 km2 (224,445 sq mi) (49th)
• Water (%)
2.3
Population
• 2016 estimate
46,661,552[3] (31st)
• 2009 census
38,610,097[4]
• Density
78/km2 (202.0/sq mi) (124th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$164.340 billion[5]
• Per capita
$3,516[5]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$75.099 billion[5]
• Per capita
$1,607[5]
Gini (2014)42.5[6]
medium · 48th
HDI (2015)Increase 0.555[7]
medium · 146th
CurrencyKenyan shilling (KES)
Time zoneEAT(UTC+3)
Date formatdd/mm/yy (AD)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+254
ISO 3166 codeKE
Internet TLD.ke
[2] According to the CIA, estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of mortality because of AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex, than would otherwise be expected.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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