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Kenya

Kenya Background Stats

Neighboring countries and territories:

Ethiopia (L) Somalia South Sudan (L) Tanzania Uganda (L)

Definitions

  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Independence day date: Date.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • National identity card: Description.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Full name The Republic of Kenya 2013
Independence day date December 12 1963
Land border length 3,477 km 2014 55th out of 200
National anthems Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu ( Oh God of All Creation ) 2011
National identity card N/A 2004
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 2 2014 103th out of 171
Overview

Situated on the equator on Africa's east coast, Kenya has been described as "the cradle of humanity".

In the Great Rift Valley palaeontologists have discovered some of the earliest evidence of man's ancestors.

In the present day, Kenya's ethnic diversity has produced a vibrant culture but is also a source of conflict.


Full Article
2013

Citation

"Kenya Background Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Kenya/Background