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Republic of Kenya
Jamhuri ya Kenya
Timeline: Cherry, Plum, and Chrysanthemum

OTL equivalent: Kenya
Flag of Kenya Coat of arms of Kenya
Flag Coat of Arms
Location of Kenya (Cherry, Plum, and Chrysanthemum)

Motto
Harambee (Swahili)
("Let us all pull together")

Anthem "Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu"
Capital
(and largest city)
Nairobi
Language Swahili
Religion Christianity, Islam, Irreligion, Traditional religion
Ethnic Group Kikuyu; Luhya; Luo; Kalenjin; Kisii
Demonym Kenyan
Government Constitutional parliamentary republic
  legislature Parliament of Kenya
Population 43,013,341 
Established December 12, 1961
Independence from Scandinavia
  declared December 12, 1963
Currency Kenyan shilling (KES)
Time Zone EAT (UTC+3)
Calling Code +254
Internet TLD .ke
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Kenya), is a sovereign state in the African Great Lakes region of Southeast Africa that lies on the equator. With the Indian Ocean to its south-east, it is bordered by Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the north-west, Ethiopia to the north and Somalia to the north-east. Kenya has a land area of 580,000 km² and a population of a little over 43 million residents. The country is named after Mount Kenya, a significant landmark and second among Africa's highest mountain peaks. Its capital and largest city is Nairobi.
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