Nairobi - Safari en Kenya


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Nairobi - Safari en Kenya

  1. 1. Nairobi<br />Safari Capital Of The World<br />
  2. 2. Facts of Nairobi – Enough to surprise you<br /><br />
  3. 3. Nairobi is nicknamed Safari Capital of the World.<br /><br />
  4. 4. Nairobi is also home to the largest ice rink in Africa: the Solar Ice Rink at the Panari Sky Centre. The rink, opened in 2005, covers 15,000 square feet (1,400 m2) and can accommodate 200 people<br /><br />
  5. 5. Nairobi has the largest Airport in East and Central Africa.<br /><br />
  6. 6. Nairobi is the most populous city in East Africa, with a current estimated population of about 3 million.<br /><br />
  7. 7. Nairobi is currently the 13th largest city in Africa, based on population and fourth largest in infrastructure development and its size<br /><br />
  8. 8. Home to many companies and organisations, including the United Nations Environment Programme and the UN Office in Africa<br /><br />
  9. 9. The Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) is one of the largest in Africa, ranked fourth in terms of trading volume and capable of making 10 million trades a day<br /><br />
  10. 10. The Globalisation and World Cities Study Group and Network (GaWC) defines Nairobi as a prominent social centre<br /><br />
  11. 11. Mount Kenya is situated north of Nairobi and Mount Kilimanjaro is towards the south-east. Both mountains are visible from Nairobi on a clear day<br /><br />
  12. 12. Nairobi enjoys a moderate climate at 1,795 metres (5,889 ft) above sea level<br /><br />
  13. 13. The Nairobi province is the smallest in area and is entirely urban. It has only one local authority, Nairobi City Council.<br /><br />
  14. 14. General Electric, Young & Rubicam, Google, Coca Cola, Zain and Cisco Systems relocated their African headquarters to the city<br /><br />
  15. 15. Kenya Airways, Africa's fourth largest airline, uses Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as a hub.<br /><br />
  16. 16. Nairobi has a large tourist industry, being both a tourist destination and a transport hub<br /><br />
  17. 17. Nairobi has two informal nicknames. The first is "The Green City in the Sun", which is derived from the city's foliage and warm climate. The second is the "Safari Capital of the World", which is used due to Nairobi's prominence as a hub for safari tourism.<br /><br />
  18. 18. Nairobi is East Africa's sporting centre<br /><br />
  19. 19. There are six golf courses within a 20 km radius of Nairobi<br /><br />
  20. 20. The city is also home to East Africa's largest newspapers: the Daily Nation and The Standard<br /><br />
  21. 21. The Kibera slum in Nairobi, with an estimated population of 170,000 people, is Africa's second largest slum - second only to Khayelitsha, in South Africa in terms of size and population.. Kibera has been the setting for several films, the most recent being The Constant Gardener.<br /><br />
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