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Capital : Nairobi
Language :  Swahili, English
Currency :  Kenyan shilling
Population : 47 251 000
Area : 580 367 km2

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Kenya facts
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1. Over 2 012 000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (44 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .ke . There are over 39 270 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .ke are google.co.ke, nation.co.ke and standardmedia.co.ke.

4. In this country there are more than 160 878 km of paved roads (0.25% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 197 airports, 16 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are over 2 066 km of railway tracks.

7. Full name of the country – Republic of Kenya.

8. Political system – republic.

9. In 2004, Wangari Muta Maathai received the Nobel Peace Prize.

10. You don’t drink cold drinks in Kenya. Only hot or at room temperature.


Geography in Kenya

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1. In the Samburu reserve you can meet all species of African cats.

2. It crosses the equator through this country.

3. Kenya borders with such countries as: Ethiopia 861 km, Somalia 682 km, South Sudan 232 km, Tanzania 769 km, Uganda 933 km.

4. In September 2008, snow fell in the central part of Kenya.

5. The country is 1.8 times larger than Poland.

6. The highest peak is Kenya, 5199 m above sea level.

7. The longest river is Tana 708 km.

8. There are 274500 km2 of agricultural land in Kenya (48% of the country).

9. The highest-ranked city in the country is Nyahururu.

10. 34980 km2 of the country is covered by forests (6.1%)

81. The nearest capital in a straight line from Nairobi is Kampala (Uganda) – 503 km.

82. The furthest capital in a straight line from Nairobi is Apia (Samoa) – 16444 km.


Finance in Kenya

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1. The lowest minimum wage is set for farmers and amounts to 4,854 shillings per month (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in Kenya is 30%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 16% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 4.3%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 69 977 000 000 (PLN 299 501 560 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 74,940,000,000 (PLN 320,743,200,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 49.8% of GDP, which is about: $ 34 848 546 000 (149 151 776 880 PLN),
2018 year was 57.1 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 42 790 740 000 (PLN 183 144 367 200). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 929 (PLN 3,977).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 17,160,000,000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 24,000,000,000 .

9. The country has 2018 over year $11,926,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.079% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

10. Kenya has 20 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Kenya

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1. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

2. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the regular road is 100 km / h, and on highways 110 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

4. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

6. The tax on goods and services is 16% (2018).

7. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

8. In this country, a person aged 8 years is subject to criminal liability.

9. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 54 days.

10. The last death penalty was carried out in 1987.


Education in Kenya

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 8 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 80.

4. In this country there are 22% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 10,11,000 people).


Work in Kenya

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1. The lowest minimum wage is set for farmers and amounts to 4,854 shillings per month (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in Kenya is 30%.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 11.5% .

4. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 63,500 KSh.

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

6. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 54 days.

7. The work week is 52 hours.


Best in Kenya

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1. The highest building in the country is the Times Tower in Nairobi, 140 meters high.

2. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

3. The highest peak is Kenya, 5199 m above sea level.

4. The longest river is Tana 708 km.

5. The highest-ranked city in the country is Nyahururu.

6. The lowest temperature: -22 °C was measured at Mount Kenya.

7. The highest temperature: 42.6 °C was measured in Wajir.


Army in Kenya

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 62 place,
2018 > year – 84 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 24,000 professional and 5,000 reservists,
2018 year – 24 150 professional and 5000 reservists.

3. Amount of equipment:
2014 year – 185 tanks, 2000 > armored vehicles, 135 jet aircraft and 65 helicopters,
2018 year – 76 tanks, 591 armored vehicles, 136 jet aircraft and 69 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 600,000,000 (PLN 2,566,000,000),
2018 year – $ 595,000,000 (PLN 2,564,600,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 it numbered about 80 ships, in 2018 it counts about < strong style = "color: green;"> 78 ships.


Society in Kenya

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1. In Kenya, an average person consumes about 4.3 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most beer is beer – 56%, then spirit – 22%, wine – 2%, and other alcoholic beverages – 20%.

3. In 2013, 3,191 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 30% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 13,820,000 people).

5. 58.8% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 80.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 20.3 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 3.3 children.

9. In this country over 31 985 000 (2015) 43 329 434 (2018) people have access to internet (around 92% of the population).

10. Around 5,000,000 (2015) 7,000,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 71 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Protestantism – 63%.

14. The average age people living in this country is 19.3 years old.

15. In this country there are approximately:
19,638,000 people (41.56%) in the age range 0-14 years.
26,267,000 people (55.59%) in the age range 15-64 years.
1,346,700 people (2.85%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 1 247 000 children are born each year (2.6% of the population), and about 326,000 people die (0.7% of the population).

17. 64 people in 1000 possess firearms.

18. 39% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. There is practically no middle class. Most people are either very rich or very poor.

20. In large cities, people live in modern buildings and apartments. In more distant places, buildings made of reed and dried mud prevail.

21. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 12 cigarettes a month.

22. The average life expectancy in this country is 55 years (women – 55.9 years and men – 54 years).


Symbols of Kenya

1. The national animal is a hornbill bird.

2. Country motto – “Let’s work together”.


History of Kenya

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1. Koobi Forums is the birthplace of humanity. In the eighties, the skull of an “erect man” was found there, the age of which is estimated at 1.6 million years.

2. In September 2008, snow fell in the central part of Kenya.

3. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on December 12, 1963.

4. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1963.

5. The country joined the UN on December 16, 1963.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Kenya?

The highest peak in Kenya is Kenya (5199 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Kenya?

The largest river in Kenya is Tana 708 km.

answer: Marta


Which Kenya has national colors?

National colors: black, red, green and white.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a hornbill bird.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Kenya?

Kenya borders with such countries as: Ethiopia 861 km, Somalia 682 km, South Sudan 232 km, Tanzania 769 km, Uganda 933 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 19.3 years old.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The lowest minimum wage is set for farmers and amounts to 4,854 shillings per month (data from 2013).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Kenya?

The population density is 83 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Country motto – “Let’s work together”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 42.6 ° C was measured in Wajir.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -22 ° C was measured at Mount Kenya.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta