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Kenya- 30 Amazing Facts You Must Know About This Country

Kenya is one of the countries you can find in East Africa with its capital in Nairobi. The country has a population of43.5 million. Kenya is bounded in the South to Uganda and North to Ethiopia, Somalia and South Sudan.

  • SHILLING AS THEIR OFFICIAL CURRENCY.
  • THE COUNTRY’S NATIONAL FLAG
  • COMPRISES OF THREE COLORS, BLACK, RED WITH WHITE EDGES, AND GREEN.
  • DO YOU KNOW THAT IN KENYA, THERE IS NO MIDDLE CLASS. YOU EITHER YOU ARE VERY RICH OR YOU ARE VERY POOR.A RED, WHITE AND BLACK MASAI SHIELD WHICH IS THE COUNTRY’S TRADITIONAL SYMBOL SYMBOLIZING THE DEFENSE OF THE COUNTRY IS LOCATED AT THE CENTER OF THE HORIZONTAL FLAG.

    NOW COMES SOME AMAZING FACTS ABOUT KENYA YOU SHOULD KNOW

    • DO YOU KNOW THAT IN KENYA, IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE GENERAL COMMUNITY AS A WHOLE TO RAISE UP A CHILD.
    • DO YOU KNOW THAT IN KENYA, THERE IS NO MIDDLE CLASS. YOU EITHER YOU ARE VERY RICH OR YOU ARE VERY POOR.
    • IT BECAME THE FIRST COUNTRY TO PRODUCE A BLACK MAN IN A WHITE HOUSE, BARAK OBAMA.
    • IT IS BELIEVED THAT THIS COUNTRY WAS THE BIRTH PLACE OF HUMAN BEINGS.
    • KENYA IS ONE OF THE BEST COUNTRIES WHERE YOU CAN EXPERIENCE AMAZING WILDLIFE.
    • THIS AMAZING COUNTRY IS BELIEVED TO HAVE THE MOST COMPLETE RECORD OF HUMAN EVOLUTION.
    • KENYA HAS THE WORLD’S SECOND LARGEST FRESH WATER LAKE, THAT’S LAKE VICTORIA.
    • THIS NATION GAINED HER INDEPENDENCE FROM THE BRITISH IN 1963.
    • DO YOU KNOW THAT MEN IN THIS COUNTRY ARE ALLOWED TO MARRY MORE THAN TWO WIVES.
    • DO YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN ONLY SEE THE FIVE WORLD BIGGEST ANIMALS, LEOPARDS, LIONS, RHINOS, BUFFALOES AND ELEPHANTS IN KENYA.
    • IN KENYA, THE BIGGEST INDUSTRIES ARE TOURISM AND COFFEE.
    • DO YOU KNOW THAT ABOUT 99% OF KENYANS ARE BLACK AFRICA.
    • THUS NATION HAS PRODUCED THE FIRST NOBLE PEACE PRIGE PROFESSOR MAATHAI IN 2004.
    • IN KENYA, BEFORE MARRIAGE, YOU MUST PAY A DOWRY THE BRIDE’S FAMILY, STARTING AT 10 COWS EVEN TILL NOW.
    • DO YOU KNOW THAT IN KENYA, YOU MUST SLEEP UNDER MOSQUITO NET.
    • IN KENYA, NOTHING LIKE COLD DRINK, IT IS EITHER YOU TAKE IT AT ROOM TEMPERATURE OR HOT.
    • DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS “TO DRIVE THE KENYAN WAY”? IT MEANS THAT YOU HAVE TO FIT 19 PEOPLE IN A 9 PASSENGER VAN
    • DO YOU KNOW THAT CHAI MEANS TEA IN SWAHILI. SO WHEN YOU ORDER A CHAI TEA, YOU ARE SAYING “TEA TEA”.
    • THE COUNTRY PRODUCES WORLD BEST ATHLETES.
    • THERE ARE TWO SEASONS IN THIS COUNTRY, RAINY OR DRY SEASON.
    • DO YOU KNOW THAT IT IS TOTALLY FREE FOR CHILDREN TO GO TO SCHOOL IN THIS AMAZING COUNTRY BUT MAJORITY OF THE CHILDREN DON’T STILL GO TO SCHOOL.
    • DO YOU KNOW THAT THIS NATION OFFICIAL CURRENCY, THE SHILLING IS ALMOST EQUAL TO ONE U.S DOLLAR.
    • THIS COUNTRY’S DRIVING IS ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROAD.
    • THE COUNTRY HAS 110 DIFFERENT SPECIES OF BATS.
    • KENYA IS THE 49TH LARGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD.
    • THE COUNTRY EXPERIENCED THEIR LAST VOLCANO IN 1922.
    • DO YOU KNOW THAT THIS COUNTRY IS ABOUT THE SIZE OF TEXAS.
    • KNOWN AS THE BEST POLITICALLY STABLE COUNTRY IN AFRICA, THAT HAS NEVER EXPERIENCED ANY MAJOR CIVIL UNREST.
    • IN THIS COUNTRY, POLITICAL PARTIES DON’T LAST, THEY ARE ONLY CREATED TO FULFILL THE AMBITIONS OF THE POLITICIAN AND THEY ARE DISSOLVED ONCE AFTER THE ELECTIONS.
    • ONE CANNOT FORGET THAT THIS NATION IS A HOME OF LONG DISTANCE RUNNERS.Copyright (c) 2018. African Info Lead Reprinted with the permission of African Info Lead 1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 400, Washington DC 20036.

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