Did you know? #Kenya

  1. Kenya is the world’s forty-seventh largest country, roughly the same size of Texas at 362,040 square miles. With a population of 33,830,000.
  2. The Kenyan Highlands comprise one of the most successful agricultural production regions in Africa.
  3. Fossils found in Kenya suggest that primates roamed the area more than 20 million years ago.
  4. The first inhabitants of present-day Kenya were hunter-gatherer groups, akin to the modern Khoisan speakers.
  5. Kenya’s armed forces are regularly deployed in peacekeeping missions around the world.
  6. The great Wildebeest Migration at the infamous Maasai Mara migration is between mid-August and late October.
  7. JAMBO is one of the most common words you will hear spoken throughout Kenya. This is the simplest Swahili greeting, and is often the first word learned by visitors to Kenya.
  8. Kenya is a Malaria area.
  9. In Kenya they drive on the left-hand side of the road.
  10.  After coffee, Kenya’s biggest income generator is tourism.

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