National Symbols of Kenya

Kenya is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, . The capital of Kenya is Nairobi.

The official language is Swahili and the Kenyan shilling is the currency of the Kenya. The domain is .ke and the country code is +254.

National day is celebrated on 12 Dec 1963. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Kenya is no exception.

In Kenya, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Kenyan people. Chai is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Kenya. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Kenyan symbol.

The country was founded by Jomo Kenyatta. The current president of Kenya is Uhuru Kenyatta.

In Kenya the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Kenyan national anthem was written by Graham Hyslop, G. W. Senoga-Zake, Thomas Kalume, Peter Kibukosya, and Washington Omondi and composed by The Anthem Commission.

Country information

Former name(s) Kirinyaga, British East Africa Protectorate
Official name(s) The Republic of Kenya
Alternative name(s) Jamhuri ya Kenya (official, Swahili)
Regional location Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Somalia and Tanzania
Country name etymology Probably from the Kikuyu Kere Nyaga (tribe) "White Mountain".
Climate Varies from tropical along coast to arid in interior
Terrain Low plains rise to central highlands bisected by Great Rift Valley; fertile plateau in west
Population 53,771,296
National Day 12 Dec 1963
Language(s) Swahili
Religion Christianity Protestantism, Catholicism
Country code +254
Literacy rate 78.7%
Currency Kenyan shilling
Capital city Nairobi
Domain(TLD) .ke
Ethnicity Kikuyu, Luhya, Kalenjin, Luo, & Kamba
Head of government President
Nationality Kenyan
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 580,367 km2 (224,081 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+3 (EAT)
Average elevation 762 m (2,500 ft)
Coastline 536 Km
Mains electricity 240 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Kenya

Flag map of Kenya

Motto of Kenya

Harambee - "All pull together"

National animal of Kenya

The National animal of Kenya is Lion

National Animal of Kenya - Lion

National flower of Kenya

The National flower of Kenya is Orchid . Botanical name is Orchidaceae.

National flower of Kenya - Orchid

National bird of Kenya

The National bird of Kenya is lilac-breasted roller

National bird of Kenya - lilac-breasted roller

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Kenyan Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

It is the grass that suffers when elephants fight.

He who refuses to obey cannot command.

A friend in power is a friend lost.

Seeing rain clouds in the sky is not the same as getting wet.

Never talk about a rope in the house of a man who has just been hanged.

Competition exhausted the lungs.

A woman who wants a child cannot sleep with her clothes on.

It is better for the eye to die than the heart.

A rope parts where is thinnest.

Rushing is not important, making sure is.

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