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STATUS: Nationalized Work

CHURCHES: 426 Churches


     Career Missionaries Patrick & Jean Groves

KENYA – Country Information

Kenya has a population of 53.5 million as of 2020.

621,807 sq km / 240,081 sq mi (slightly smaller than Texas)

Capital City:
The capital city of Nairobi is sprawling city with modern skyscrapers overlooking vast shantytowns.

Ethnic Groups:
21% Kikuyu
14% Luhya
13% Luo
11% Kalenjin
11% Kamba
6% Gusli
5% Meru
19% Other

33.4% Protestant
20% Catholic
20.4% Evangelical
7% African Instituted Churches
4.1% other Christian
10.9% Muslim
1.8% other
1.6% None  


There are numerous indigenous languages, all fall into three categories Bantu, Nilo-Saharan, and Afro-Asiatic.

Kenya is divided horizontally by the equator with low plains rising to central highlands that are divided by the Great Rift Valley. Kenyan highlands are considered one of the most successful agricultural production regions in Africa.

Kenya is the economic, financial, and transport hub of East Africa. Agriculture being the backbone of the economy, with the Kenyan highlands are considered one of the most successful agricultural production regions in Africa. Tourism is also makes up 20% of the Economy. With Kenya’s economic success it is now ranked as a lower middle income country because of its per capita GPD.

Interesting Fact:
Kenya is famous for its scenic landscapes and vast wildlife preserves.

Important Facts:
Kenya gained it independence in December 12, 1963 from Britain. Kenya has a long tradition of musical and artistic expressions, such as oral and written literature.

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