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Republic of Kenya

Jamhuri ya Kenya(Swahili)
Motto: "Harambee" (Swahili)
"Let us all pull together"
Anthem: "Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu"
(English: "O God of all creation")
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Location Kenya AU Africa.svg
Capital
and largest city
Nairobi
1°16′S36°48′E / 1.267°S 36.800°E / -1.267; 36.800
Official languages
National languageSwahili[1]
Ethnic groups
(2019[2])
Religion
(2019[2])
Demonym(s)Kenyan
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutionalrepublic
Uhuru Kenyatta
William Ruto
Kenneth Lusaka
Justin Muturi
David Maraga
Paul Kihara Kariuki
LegislatureParliament
Senate
National Assembly
Independence
• from the United Kingdom
12 December 1963
• Republic declared
12 December 1964
Area
• Total
580,367 km2 (224,081 sq mi)[3][4] (48th)
• Water (%)
2.3
Population
• 2019 census
47,564,296[5] (29th)
• Density
78/km2 (202.0/sq mi) (124th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$206.532 billion[6]
• Per capita
$4,071[7]
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$109.116 billion[7]
• Per capita
$2,296[7]
Gini (2014)42.5[8]
medium · 48th
HDI (2018)Decrease 0.579[9]
medium · 147th
CurrencyKenyan shilling (KES)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Date formatdd/mm/yy (AD)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+254
ISO 3166 codeKE
Internet TLD.ke
[10] 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
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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