22 October 2008

Kenya: Quick Facts

Size: 224,961 square miles
Capital: Nairobi
Languages: English and Swahili
Population: ~38 Million
GDP (PPP) - $57 Billion  (In the United States it is $13.5 trillion)
GDP (PPP) per capita: $1,672   (USA: $43,444)

Independence from the UK: Dec 12, 1963
Government: Semi-Presidential Republic
President: Mwai Kibaki
Prime Minister: Raila Odinga

Climate: Avg Temp in Nairobi: 77 to 55 Fahrenheit       Lodwar: 75 to 95 Fahrenheit
The long rain season occurs from April to June. The short rain season occurs from October to December. The rainfall is sometimes heavy and often falls in the afternoons and evenings. The hottest period is from February to March and coldest in July to August

Information from Wikipedia.org/wiki/kenya