Latest articles: Cyprus - Belize - Federated States of Micronesia - Jamaica - Commonwealth of Dominica - Notable attractions in London - Bolivia - Tasmania - Sydney - South Australia - Norfolk Island - Kakadu National Park - Great Barrier Reef - Western Australia - Northern Territory

this site
Africa : Uganda, Tunisia, Zaire, Namibia, Angola, Tanzania, Somalia, Ethiopia, Morocco, Libya, Sudan, Features, Algeria, Resources, South Africa, Madagascar, Kenya, Egypt

Kenya Here under Kenya, you will find travel information classified by city or region of Kenya, as well as general information.


Kenya is located in East Africa. Its population is 32 million; its land area 225,000 square miles (about the size of France). Man probably originates from Kenya or its surrounding areas. Fossils suggest that protohumans existed in the area more than 20 million years ago. Recent discoveries near Kenya's Lake Turkana show that hominids such as Homo habilis and Homo erectus lived in Kenya 2.6 million years ago.

During the first half of the 20th century, Kenya's interior central highlands were settled by British and other European farmers, who became rich farming coffee. Kenya has huge national parks with some of the finest African flora and fauna. Kenya's Parks are famous for lions, giraffes, elephants and huge herds of Zebra, Wildebeest or buffalo. Kenya also is a popular destination for beach holidays and has a few beautiful beaches, some of them next to Mombasa. Kenya's National Parks are: Aberdare, Amboseli, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Mount Kenya, Mount Elgon, Nairobi, Meru, Samburu, Sibiloi, Tsavo East and Tsavo West. Visit the site of Kenya Wildlife Service for more information on the National Parks of Kenya.

Kenya is a beautiful country of Africa with good and healthy climate even suitable for European settlers. It has an area of 582646 sq. km. Other than the Africans, Arab and Indians have also settled down here in good number. Coffee in Kenya is produced by both Africans and Europeans. It is high quality coffee and is main item of export and national income. Maize is the staple food of Kenyans. Kenya is the heaven for tourism. Its capital is Nairobi.

© www.travel-university.org 2012 - All materials contained in this website are protected by c o p y r i g h t laws, and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, displayed, broadcast or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express prior written permission of www.travel-university.org. You may link from your website to www.travel-university.org homepage or one of its interior pages.
Contact us