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Kenya

BASIC FACTS

Area

580,370 Km2



Population

45.547 Millions



HDI Rank

145 (over 186 countries)



Capital City

Nairobi



Demographic distribution

Kikuyu 22%, Luhya 15%, Luo 12%, Kalenjin 12%, Kamba 11%, Kisii 6%, Meru 6%, Other African 10%, Other (Asian, Arab, European) 1%



Spoken languages

English, Kiswahili, various indigenous languages



Religious beliefs

Protestant 45%, Roman Catholic 33%, Muslim 12%, indigenous beliefs 10%,



Political regime

Parties at the last election included the Party of National Unity (PNU) and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM), and the smaller Orange Democratic Movement-Kenya (ODM-K).



Head of State

Uhuru KENYATTA



Associations with International Organisations

UN, Commonwealth, African Union, WTO, East African Community (EAC), Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).




Sources: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The World Factbook




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