Country of the Month: Kenya!


Capital: Nairobi

Official Languages: Swahili, English

Population: 41,070,934

GDP: $70.573 billion (largest in East and Central Africa!)

Current President: Mwai Kibaki

Area: 582,646 sq km (224,961 sq miles)

Major Religion: Christianity

Currency: Kenyan Shillings

Main Exports: Tea, coffee, horticultural products, petroleum products

Internet Domain: .ke

International Dialing Code: +254

Places to Visit in Kenya:

Maasai Mara National Reserve
Lake Victoria






Mount Kenya
Tsavo National Parks







Kenya in the News:

A few of Vassar’s Favorite Kenyans:

Dip Patel, ’14
Francis Meyo, ’11

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