Kenya flag information
Description flag of Kenya
three equal horizontal bands of black (top), red and green; the red band is edged in white; a large warrior's shield covering crossed spears is superimposed at the center
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Official country name
Republic of Kenya
Republic of Kenya/Jamhuri ya Kenya (long)
British East Africa
Kenyan(s) (noun) Kenya (adjective)
English (official), Kiswahili (official), numerous indigenous languages
37,953,840 ranked 36, (data 2008)
the Kenyan Highlands comprise one of the most successful agricultural production regions in Africa; glaciers are found on Mount Kenya, Africa's second highest peak; unique physiography supports abundant and varied wildlife of scientific and economic value. The lowest point is Indian Ocean 0 m.
Coastline 536 km.
3,477km, Ethiopia 861 km, Somalia 682 km, Sudan 232 km, Tanzania 769 km, Uganda 933 km.
7 provinces and 1 area*; Central, Coast, Eastern, Nairobi Area*, North Eastern, Nyanza, Rift Valley, Western
12 December 1963 (from UK)