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

Aberdare National Park

National Park in Aberdares

African Heritage House

Notable Building in Nairobi

African Shirt Company

Factory in Tsavo Conservancy

All Saints' Cathedral

Church in Nairobi

Amboseli National Park

National Park in Southeastern Kenya

American Embassy Memorial Garden

Gardens in Nairobi

Animal Orphanage

Zoo in Nairobi

Arabuko Sokoke Forest Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in North Coast

Arboretum

Gardens in Kericho

Aruba Dam

Lake in Tsavo East National Park

Baboon Cliffs

Viewpoint in Lake Nakuru National Park

Baden-Powell Museum

Museum in Nyeri

Baden-Powell’s Grave

Cemetery in Nyeri

Bamburi Beach

Beach in Bamburi Beach

Bio-Ken Snake Farm & Laboratory

Serpentarium in Watamu

Bofa Beach

Beach in Kilifi

Bomas Of Kenya

Cultural Centre in Nairobi

Borana Conservancy

Wildlife Reserve in Laikipia Plateau

Buffalo Springs National Reserve

National Park in Samburu

Buyangu Hill Lookout

Viewpoint in Kakamega Forest

Central Island National Park

National Park in Marich to Turkana's Western Shore

Chaimu Crater & Roaring Rocks

Viewpoint in Tsavo West National Park

Chania Falls

Waterfall in Thika

Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Zoo in Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Chyulu Hills National Park

National Park in Southeastern Kenya

Circle Art Gallery

Gallery in Nairobi

Colobus Conservation Centre

Wildlife Reserve in Diani Beach

Crater Lake Game Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Lake Naivasha

Crescent Island

Wildlife Reserve in Lake Naivasha

Crocodile Point

Viewpoint in Tsavo East National Park

Crying Stone Of Ilesi

Landmark in Kakamega

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Wildlife Reserve in Nairobi

Donkey Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Lamu Town

Egerton Castle

Castle in Njoro

Elephant Hill

Viewpoint in Shimba Hills National Reserve

Elephant Research Camp

Nature Centre in Amboseli National Park

Elsamere

Museum in Lake Naivasha

Endangered Species Enclosure

Zoo in Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Faza

Village in Paté Island

Fort Jesus

Museum in Mombasa

Fourteen Falls

Waterfall in Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park

Galana River

River in Tsavo East National Park

Gede Ruins

Ruins in North Coast

German Post Office Museum

Museum in Lamu Town

Giraffe Centre

Wildlife Reserve in Nairobi

Go-Down Arts Centre

Arts Centre in Nairobi

Grave Of Denys Finch Hatton

Historic Site in Ngong Hills

Haller Park

Wildlife Reserve in Bamburi Beach

Hell's Gate National Park

National Park in Southern Rift Valley

Hell’s Gate Gorge

Canyon in Hell's Gate National Park

High Altitude Training Centre

Sports Ground in Eldoret

Highland Castle

Landmark in Mt Kenya National Park

Hippo Point Lookout

Viewpoint in Nairobi

Hippo Pool

Lake in Nairobi

Holy Family Cathedral

Church in Nairobi

Holy Ghost Cathedral

Church in Mombasa

Hot Springs

Hot Springs in Lake Magadi

Hot Springs & Geysers

Hot Springs in Lake Bogoria

House Of Columns

Historic Building in Malindi

Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site

Archaeological Site in Nakuru

Impala Sanctuary

Zoo in Kisumu

Ivory-burning Site

Monument in Nairobi

Jain Temple

Temple in Mombasa

Jamia Mosque

Mosque in Nairobi

Jomo Kenyatta Mausoleum

Mausoleum in Nairobi

Jumba La Mtwana

Ruins in Mtwapa

Kakamega Forest National Reserve

Park in Kakamega Forest

Kakamega Forest Reserve

Park in Kakamega Forest

Kalama Community Wildlife Conservancy

Wildlife Reserve in Isiolo to Moyale

Kanderi Swamp

River in Tsavo East National Park

Karen Blixen's House & Museum

Historic Building in Nairobi

Kariandusi

Archaeological Site in Lake Elmenteita

Karunguru Coffee Estate

Farm in Thika

Karura Falls Lookout

Viewpoint in Aberdare National Park

Karura Forest

Forest in Nairobi

Kaya Kinondo

Forest in Diani Beach

Kazuri Beads & Pottery Centre

Arts Centre in Nairobi

Kenana Knitters

Workshop in Njoro

Kenyatta Beach

Beach in Bamburi Beach

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

Viewpoint in Nairobi

Khoja Mosque

Mosque in Nairobi

Kilifi Creek

Creek in Kilifi

Kipepeo Butterfly Farm

Farm in Gede Ruins

Kipini Wildlife Conservancy

Wildlife Reserve in Tana River

Kirepwe Island

Island in Mida Creek

Kisite Marine National Park

National Park in Wasini Island

Kisumu Main Market

Market in Kisumu

Kisumu Museum

Museum in Kisumu

Kitale Museum

Museum in Kitale

Kitale Nature Conservancy

Zoo in Kitale

Kitengela Hot Glass

Art Studio in Nairobi

Kiunga Marine National Reserve

Marine Reserve in Kiwayu Island

Kongo Mosque

Mosque in Diani Beach

Kuona Trust Centre For The Visual Arts

Arts Centre in Nairobi

Lake Amboseli

Lake in Amboseli National Park

Lake Bogoria National Reserve

National Park in Southern Rift Valley

Lake Chala

Lake in Taveta

Lake Elmenteita

Lake in Southern Rift Valley

Lake Jipe

Lake in Tsavo West National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park

National Park in Southern Rift Valley

Lake Oloiden

Lake in Lake Naivasha

Lamu Fort

Fortress in Lamu Town

Lamu Market

Market in Lamu Town

Lamu Museum

Museum in Lamu Town

Leviathan

Cave in Chyulu Hills National Park

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Wildlife Reserve in Laikipia Plateau

Lirhanda Hill Lookout

Viewpoint in Kakamega Forest

Longonot National Park

National Park in Southern Rift Valley

Lord Shiva Temple

Temple in Mombasa

Lower Gorge

Canyon in Hell's Gate National Park

Loyangalani Desert Museum

Museum in Loyangalani

Lugards Falls

River in Tsavo East National Park

Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Southeastern Kenya

Maasai Cattle Market

Market in Kuku & Kimana Group Ranches

Makalia Falls

Waterfall in Lake Nakuru National Park

Malindi Marine National Park

National Park in Malindi

Malindi Museum

Museum in Malindi

Malindi Pier

Pier in Malindi

Mamba Village Crocodile Farm

Zoo in Nyali Beach

Mandhry Mosque

Mosque in Mombasa

Marafa Depression

Canyon in Malindi

Maralal National Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Maralal

Marere Dam

Viewpoint in Shimba Hills National Reserve

Market

Market in Kakamega

Marsabit National Park

National Park in Isiolo to Moyale

Masai Mara National Reserve

National Park in Masai Mara

Matondoni

Village in Lamu Island

Mbasa Island

Wildlife Reserve in Mbita & Rusinga Island

Mbulia Conservancy

Wildlife Reserve in Southeastern Kenya

Menengai Crater

Viewpoint in Nakuru

Meru National Museum

Museum in Meru

Meru National Park

National Park in Mt Kenya Region

Mkwiro

Village in Wasini Island

Mnarani

Ruins in Kilifi

Mombasa Marine National Park & Reserve

Marine Reserve in Bamburi Beach

Morani Information Centre

Museum in Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Mt Elgon National Park

National Park in Western Highlands

Mt Kenya National Park

National Park in Mt Kenya Region

Mt Kenya Wildlife Conservancy Animal Orphanage

Zoo in Nanyuki

Mt Kulal

Mountain in Loyangalani

Mt Susua

Mountain in Southern Rift Valley

Mudanda Rock

Mountain in Tsavo East National Park

Mugie Conservancy

Wildlife Reserve in Laikipia Plateau

Murals

Gallery in Nakuru

Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in South of Mombasa

Mwea National Reserve

National Park in Mt Kenya Region

Mzima Springs

Spring in Tsavo West National Park

Nabahani Ruins

Ruins in Paté Island

Nairobi National Park

National Park in Nairobi

Nairobi Safari Walk

Zoo in Nairobi

Narok Museum

Museum in Narok

National Archives

Archives in Nairobi

National Museum

Museum in Nairobi

Ndere Island National Park

National Park in Kisumu

Ngong Hills Racecourse

Stadium in Ngong Hills

Ngong Road Forest

Forest in Nairobi

Ngulia Hills

Mountain in Tsavo West National Park

Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Tsavo West National Park

Normatior (Observation Hill)

Viewpoint in Amboseli National Park

Nyali Beach

Beach in Nyali Beach

Obsidian Cave

Cave in Hell's Gate National Park

Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park

National Park in Mt Kenya Region

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Wildlife Reserve in Laikipia Plateau

Old Law Courts

Gallery in Mombasa

Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site

Archaeological Site in Southern Rift Valley

Open-Air Fruit & Vegetable Market

Market in Eldoret

Out Of Africa Lookout

Viewpoint in Lake Nakuru National Park

Parliament House

Notable Building in Nairobi

Paté

Village in Paté Island

Poacher's Lookout

Viewpoint in Tsavo West National Park

Portuguese Church

Church in Malindi

Python Pool

Lake in Nairobi

Railway Museum

Museum in Nairobi

Red Hill Art Gallery

Gallery in Nairobi

Rhino Sanctuary

National Park in Meru National Park

Rimoi National Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in Western Kenya

Rock Paintings

Archaeological Site in Mfangano Island

Rukinga Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Tsavo Conservancy

Ruma National Park

National Park in Lake Victoria

Saiwa Swamp National Park

National Park in Western Highlands

Samburu National Reserve

National Park in Samburu

Shaba National Reserve

National Park in Samburu

Shanga

Archaeological Site in Paté Island

Shela Beach

Beach in Shela

Sheldrick Falls

Waterfall in Shimba Hills National Reserve

Shetani Caves

Cave in Tsavo West National Park

Shetani Lava Flows

Lookout in Tsavo West National Park

Shimba Hills National Reserve

National Park in South of Mombasa

Shipton's Caves

Cave in Mt Kenya National Park

Shompole Conservancy

Wildlife Reserve in Southern Rift Valley

Shurr Community Conservancy

Wildlife Reserve in Marsabit

Sibiloi National Park

National Park in Maralal to Turkana's Eastern Shore

Sinet Delta

Lake in Amboseli National Park

Siyu

Village in Paté Island

Slave Caves

Historic Site in Shimoni

Snake Park

Zoo in Nairobi

Solio Game Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in Laikipia Plateau

South Island National Park

National Park in Loyangalani

Soysambu Conservancy

Wildlife Reserve in Lake Elmenteita

Spice Market

Market in Mombasa

Sudi Island

Island in Mida Creek

Swahili House

Museum in Lamu Town

Swaminarayan Temple

Temple in Mombasa

Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Southeastern Kenya

Taita Hills WWI Museum

Museum in Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

Takwa Ruins

Ruins in Manda Island

Tazama Art Gallery

Gallery in Nairobi

Thika Falls

Waterfall in Thika

Thimlich Ohinga Archaeological Site

Archaeological Site in Ruma National Park

Thomson’s Falls

Waterfall in Nyahururu

Tom Mboya’s Mausoleum

Historic Site in Mbita & Rusinga Island

Treasures Of Africa Museum

Museum in Kitale

Tsavo Conservancy

Wildlife Reserve in Southeastern Kenya

Tsavo East National Park

National Park in Southeastern Kenya

Tsavo West National Park

National Park in Southeastern Kenya

Tusks

Landmark in Mombasa

Uhuru Park

Park in Nairobi

Umoja Village

Village in Archer’s Post

Vasco Da Gama Pillar

Landmark in Malindi

Voi War Cemetery

Cemetery in Voi

Vuma Cliffs

Natural Feature in Kilifi

Watamu Marine National Park

National Park in Watamu

Watamu Turtle Watch

Wildlife Reserve in Watamu


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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