Kenya was founded back in 1964 it is the part of the eastern Africa which is now known as Kenya. In Map of Kenya there is one party state which means that there is only one party in the state and Kenya was ruled by Kenya African national union which is led by jomo Kenyatta during 1963 to 1978. After Kenyatta the place was taken by Daniel arap moi, who ruled the Kenya till 2002 and he tried to change one party system to de jure status in 1980s but failed in it due to cold war. Capital of Kenya is Nairobi which is located in the south central part of the country. Kenya is also known as republic of Kenya. Kenya is located in the eastern coast of Africa. Kenya lies across the equator and total area of Kenya is 11,230 sq. km.
Map of Kenya
In Kenya there is variety of topography. Kenya has low lying fertile coastal region. Its ecological condition lies from sparse humidity of the coast between the dry heat in the hinterland and northern plains to the coolness of the Plateau. The seasonal variations are distinguished by duration of rainfall rather than by changes of temperature. In Map of Kenya two rainy seasons prevails with Long rains falling in June and another one is the short rains in December.
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In Kenya great variety of wildlife can be found, in both the areas whether it is sparsely populated or in national parks that have been created for its protection. The growing population of Kenya resulted in deforestation and soil erosion, which also increased the demand of food and firewood. Kenya is also suffering from many environmental issues one of them is water pollution from urban and industrial wastes. In Kenya there is steady and slow migration of the rural population to cities, and some of them also emigrated to Uganda, and ethnic Somalis.
Map of Kenya Counties and Constituencies
Kenya consist of many ethnic groups and they fall into three major cultural and linguistic groups: Bantu, Nilotic, and Cushitic. The Kenya is majorly dominated by Cushitic and Nilotic peoples, and 70% of the population is Bantu.
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The Bantu community lives mainly in the coastal areas and the south-western uplands. Still Kenya has linguistic grouping of every group, nearly African ethnic groups have their own distinct languages.
Map of Kenya Showing Major Towns
Kenya is secular country with major majority of Christians. The constitution of Kenya provides freedom of religion to its citizens. Kenya is an agricultural economy getting assistance from manufacturing sector, which dates from the pre-independence.
Map of Kenya with Latitude and Longitude
Kenya is also the one of the most industrialized countries in the East Africa. Industries accounts for 13% of the total GDP of the Kenya which is now declined to 10% in 2015.
Private industries are still getting assisted by the government of Kenya for its expansion of level of exports and diversification of products. Leading figures in Map of Kenya was Jomo Kenyatta is the president first president of independent Kenya, Tom Mboya is the political and labour leader and Oginga Odinga was the vice president of Kenya from 1964 to 1966.