Kenya



Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in East 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 km and a population of nearly 41 million, representing 42 different peoples and cultures.

NameKenya
Top Level Domain
.ke
Alpha2 CodeKE
Alpha3 CodeKEN
Calling Codes
254
CapitalNairobi
Alt Spellings
KE
Republic of Kenya
Jamhuri ya Kenya
RegionAfrica
SubregionEastern Africa
Population47251000
Latlng
1
38
DemonymKenyan
Area580367
Gini47.7
Timezones
UTC+03:00
Borders
ETH
SOM
SSD
TZA
UGA
Native NameKenya
Numeric Code404
Currencies
CodeKES
NameKenyan shilling
SymbolSh
Languages
Iso639_1en
Iso639_2eng
NameEnglish
Native NameEnglish
Iso639_1sw
Iso639_2swa
NameSwahili
Native NameKiswahili
Translations
DeKenia
EsKenia
FrKenya
Jaケニア
ItKenya
BrQuênia
PtQuénia
NlKenia
HrKenija
Faکنیا
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/ken.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymAU
NameAfrican Union
Other Acronyms
Other Names
الاتحاد الأفريقي
Union africaine
União Africana
Unión Africana
Umoja wa Afrika
CiocKEN

Cities

Nairobi

Destinations

Amboseli National Park

Fort Jesus

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Nairobi National Park

National Museum

Giraffe Centre

Lamu Museum

Galana River

Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary

Mzima Springs

Tsavo West National Park

Karen Blixen's House & Museum

Kisite Marine National Park

Kanderi Swamp

Tsavo East National Park

Bio-Ken Snake Farm & Laboratory

Ngulia Hills

Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary

Shimba Hills National Reserve

Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary

Shela Beach

Karunguru Coffee Estate

Kaya Kinondo

Jumba La Mtwana

Marafa Depression

Shetani Lava Flows

Elsamere

Haller Park

Vuma Cliffs

Colobus Conservation Centre

Takwa Ruins

Gede Ruins

Arabuko Sokoke Forest Reserve

Kazuri Beads & Pottery Centre

Watamu Turtle Watch

Endangered Species Enclosure

Crescent Island

Go-Down Arts Centre

Kisumu Main Market

Masai Mara National Reserve

Mt Elgon National Park

Elephant Research Camp

Lake Nakuru National Park

Kakamega Forest National Reserve

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Saiwa Swamp National Park

Shompole Conservancy

Meru National Park

Kakamega Forest Reserve

African Shirt Company

Normatior (Observation Hill)

Samburu National Reserve

Bofa Beach

Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site

Mt Susua

Egerton Castle

Menengai Crater

Bomas Of Kenya

Mt Kenya National Park

Tom Mboya’s Mausoleum

Thimlich Ohinga Archaeological Site

Shanga

South Island National Park

Ruma National Park

Borana Conservancy

Hell’s Gate Gorge

Longonot National Park

Mnarani

Mbulia Conservancy

Aberdare National Park

Kitale Museum

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Railway Museum

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

Lake Bogoria National Reserve

Mt Kenya Wildlife Conservancy Animal Orphanage

High Altitude Training Centre

Lower Gorge

Chaimu Crater & Roaring Rocks

Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site

African Heritage House

Nabahani Ruins

Ivory-burning Site

Hell's Gate National Park

Rukinga Wildlife Sanctuary

Mkwiro

Ndere Island National Park

Voi War Cemetery

Tsavo Conservancy

Treasures Of Africa Museum

Malindi Marine National Park

Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Donkey Sanctuary

Taita Hills WWI Museum

Leviathan

Solio Game Reserve

Watamu Marine National Park

Rock Paintings

Mbasa Island

Shetani Caves

Kenana Knitters

Shipton's Caves

Siyu

Paté

Aruba Dam

Nairobi Safari Walk

Marsabit National Park

Chania Falls

Kipepeo Butterfly Farm

Shaba National Reserve

Vasco Da Gama Pillar

Maasai Cattle Market

Rhino Sanctuary

Kitengela Hot Glass

Arboretum

Out Of Africa Lookout

Sudi Island

Red Hill Art Gallery

Circle Art Gallery

Baboon Cliffs

Spice Market

Mombasa Marine National Park & Reserve

Mandhry Mosque

Kilifi Creek

Mudanda Rock

Kenyatta Beach

Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

Sinet Delta

Kipini Wildlife Conservancy

Crying Stone Of Ilesi

Nyali Beach

Sheldrick Falls

Kirepwe Island

Kiunga Marine National Reserve

Obsidian Cave

Bamburi Beach

Elephant Hill

Soysambu Conservancy

Poacher's Lookout

Lirhanda Hill Lookout

Lugards Falls

Buyangu Hill Lookout

Hot Springs & Geysers

Marere Dam

Hippo Point Lookout

Hippo Pool

Sibiloi National Park

Faza

Chyulu Hills National Park

Mt Kulal

Central Island National Park

Crater Lake Game Sanctuary

Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park

Kalama Community Wildlife Conservancy

Grave Of Denys Finch Hatton

Ngong Hills Racecourse

Lake Elmenteita

Matondoni

Uhuru Park

Kisumu Museum

Lake Chala

Snake Park

Mugie Conservancy

Baden-Powell Museum

Thika Falls

Umoja Village

Kitale Nature Conservancy

Mwea National Reserve

Lamu Fort

Thomson’s Falls

Animal Orphanage

Parliament House

Lake Jipe

Mamba Village Crocodile Farm

Kongo Mosque

Morani Information Centre

Karura Forest

Slave Caves

Impala Sanctuary

Kariandusi

Jamia Mosque

National Archives

American Embassy Memorial Garden

Rimoi National Reserve

Malindi Museum

Lake Oloiden

Portuguese Church

Swahili House

Lamu Market

Buffalo Springs National Reserve

Highland Castle

Lake Amboseli

Karura Falls Lookout

Murals

Narok Museum

Old Law Courts

Open-Air Fruit & Vegetable Market

Market

Khoja Mosque

Malindi Pier

Tusks

Makalia Falls

House Of Columns

Kuona Trust Centre For The Visual Arts

Jain Temple

Hot Springs

Lord Shiva Temple

Swaminarayan Temple

Crocodile Point

Python Pool

Tazama Art Gallery

Maralal National Sanctuary

German Post Office Museum

Loyangalani Desert Museum

Meru National Museum

Shurr Community Conservancy

Baden-Powell’s Grave

Fourteen Falls

Holy Ghost Cathedral

Holy Family Cathedral

All Saints' Cathedral

Ngong Road Forest

Jomo Kenyatta Mausoleum



Nationals of the following countries do not need visas to travel to Kenya: Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei-Darussalam, Burundi, Cyprus, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, Grenada, Jamaica, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, St Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Citizens of the following countries need to have a visa prior to arrival in Kenya: -
Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Senegal, Somali, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan and Yemen

If your country is not listed above, visas can be obtained at the Airport (or any entry point) upon arrival for US$50 single entry or US$100 for multi entry.

It is advisable to obtain the visa from a Kenyan Embassy/High Commission abroad prior to departure. Where applicable, visa fees are as follows: - Transit Visa = US$20 per person; Reference Fee: US$10; Single Entry Visa= US$50 for three months (extendable for a similar period) Multiple Journey Visa= US$100.

Also availble is the East Africa tourist visa for US$100, valid for 90 days, that will give you entry to Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda.

Kenya Visa Information

Kenya Embassies


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time









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