Kenya

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A description of the main aspects of Kenya. Made by Raúl Roa for his EFL class.

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Kenya

  1. 1. Kenya By Raúl Roa Fernández 2014
  2. 2. Kenya It is in the east of Africa. The country is named after Mount Kenya, the second highest mountain in Africa.
  3. 3. Kenya Population:44,037,656 Land area:581,309 km2 Languages:Swahili-English Main cities:Nairobi-Mombasa Monetary unit:Kenyan shilling Neighbouring countries:Tanzania-Uganda -Shout Sudan-Ethiopia-Somalia Government:Presidential Republic President:Uhuru Kenyatta
  4. 4. Kenya Colonial History *The roots of the colonial history of Kenya go back to the Berlin Conference in 1885, when East Africa was first divided into territories of influence by the European powers. The British Government founded the East African Protectorate in 1895 and soon after, opened the fertile highlands to white settlers. Even before it was officially declared a British colony in 1920. Independence *Became independent in 1963 *First president: Jomo Kenyatta
  5. 5. Kenya Religion The vast majority of Kenyans are Christian (83%), with 47.7% regarding themselves as protestant and 23.5% as Roman Catholic of the Latin Rite.
  6. 6. Kenya Nairobi Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya.
  7. 7. Kenya Mombasa Mombasa is the second-largest city in Kenya, with a population of about 1.2 million .
  8. 8. Kenya Traditional food In western Kenya, among the Luhya, Luo and Kalenjin, lye is a common ingredient in most traditional foods and mursik is a traditional milk drink .
  9. 9. Kenya The Maasai are a Nilotic ethnic group of seminomadic people inhabiting Kenya and northern Tanzania Maasai warriors jumping .
  10. 10. Kenya Kenya is active in several sports, among them cricket, rallying, football, rugby union and boxing. But the country is known chiefly for its dominance in Middledistance and long-distance athletics.
  11. 11. Kenya Nairobi national park. Mount Kenya.
  12. 12. Kenya Reference: www.cia.gov ● www.en.wikipedia.org ● www.infoplease.com/countries.html ● http://www.kenyarep-jp.com/kenya/history_e.html ●

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