Kenya Facts For Kids


Kenya Facts For Kids…………..

Learn some interesting information about Kenya while enjoying a range of fun facts and trivia that’s perfect for kids!

Read about Kenyan national parks, agriculture, the tallest mountain in Kenya, its languages, population, natural resources and much more.

Kenya is located in East Africa, on the equator.

In 2012, the population of Kenya was estimated to be around 43 million.

  • Kenya is officially known as the Republic of Kenya.

  • The capital and largest city is Nairobi. Mombasa is the second largest city.

  • The two official languages in Kenya are English and Swahili, although there are dozens of other languages spoken in various parts of the country.

  • Kenya shares Lake Victoria, the world’s second largest fresh water lake, with Tanzania and Uganda.

  • Kenya features many national parks and wildlife reserves, with safaris being a popular activity for visitors.

  • Agriculture is important to Kenya’s economy, especially tea, coffee and flowers.

  • Large animals such as lions, buffalo, leopards, elephants and rhinoceros are present in Kenya.

  • In Kenya they drive on the left-hand side of the road.

  • Kenya is named after Mt Kenya, the tallest mountain in the country (5,199 metres, 17,057 feet).

  • Kenya gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1963.

  • Hydroelectricity is the largest contributor to Kenya’s electricity supply.

  • Kenya is a developing country and half of the population live in poverty.

  • In terms of sports, Kenya is perhaps best known for its middle distance and long distance runners, with the country frequently producing Olympic champions.

  • For more information, check out maps of Kenya or take a closer look at the Kenyan flag.

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