Kenya: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: -0.13976 / longitude: 37.90474

General information


Nairobi is the nation's capital and the country has a border with Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda. 580,367 kmĀ² make up the entire country, they don't use a postcode system and the key cities are: Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kisumu, Kiambu. People from this country speak these languages: English, Swahili.


There are UNESCO listed sites: Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest, Lake Turkana National Parks, Lamu Old Town, Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley, Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests. Example of famous dishes in this country: Ugali, Sukuma wiki, Nyama choma.


Around 47,251,000 people live in this country, or 0.63% of all people on earth. The median age of the population is 20.00 years with a birth growth rate of 2.09%.


The local currency (KES) is represented by the symbol KSh. In 2021 the GDP was $110,347,079,517 USD, which ranks it number 60 in the world.


This country offers several reputable universities like University of Nairobi.

Good to know

The country's websites have the domain name ".ke", phone numbers start with +254, the ISO code is KE is a good place to find out more details on this country.


ISO code KE
Capital Nairobi
Population 47,251,000
World percentage 0.63%
Median age 20.00 years
Population growth rate 2.09%
Main cities
Spoken languages English, Swahili
GDP (2021) $110,347,079,517
GDP position #60
Currency code KES
Currency symbol KSh
National dish Ugali, Sukuma wiki, Nyama choma
TLD .ke
Phone prefix +254