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General


Population: 41,070,934 (2011)
Land Area: 582,650 sq km<
Natural Resources: Limestone, soda ash, salt, gemstones, fluorspar, zinc, diatomite, gypsum, wildlife, hydropower
Capital: Nairobi
Political System: Republic
State Leader: Mwai Kibaki (2002)
Languages: English, Kishwahili, Indigenous language
Currency: Kenyan Shilling (KES)
Major Religions: Protestant 45%, Roman Catholic 33%, Muslim 10%, Indigenous Beliefs 10%, Other 2%
Major Ethnicities: Kikuyu 22%, Luhya 14%, Luo 13%, Kalenjin 12%, Kamba 11%, Kisii 6%, Meru 6%, Other African 15%, Non-African 1%
Life Expectancy: 59.48 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 32.42 billion (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 65.95 billion (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 1,600 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 4% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 22%, Industry 16%, Services 62% (2010)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 75%, Industry and Services 25% (2007)
Industries: Consumer goods, agricultural products, horticulture, oil refining, aluminum, steel, lead, cement, commercial ship repair, tourism
Agriculture Products: Tea, coffee, corn, wheat, sugarcane, fruit, vegetables; dairy products, beef, pork, poultry, eggs
Human Development Index: 0.509 (143rd)
Tourism Revenue: 808 million (2004)
Unemployment Rate: 40% (2008)

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Army Size: 24 120 (2004)
Budget: 2.8% of GDP (2006)

Current Situation

 

Kenya is located in East Africa. Kenya is bordered by Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Kenya's economy is growing at a strong pace now 7%, and the government has a long term plan to keep this growth going.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Kenya
The Economist: The World In 2010
Wikipedia: Kenya
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/KEN.html

Updated on: December 21, 2011