About Kenya

The official language of Kenya is both Swahili and English, though there are over 40 other languages spoken, reflecting the diversity of tribes.

Kenya has a variety of amazing geographical sites including: the Volcanic Crater Kerio, Great Rift Valley, and natural lakes such as Lake Victoria, Lake Magadi, and rivers such as Tsavo, Athi, mountains like Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kiringa, and Mt. Kenya,The Savannah, the coral reefs, and white sand beaches.

The currency of Kenya is the Shilling and currently 100 shillings is equaled to around 82 cents. In Kenya people can buy a banana for 7 shillings and get a filling meal for 50 shillings.

Many Kenyans profess Christianity though there is a large population of Muslims, especially along the coast. There are also traditional religions coexisting with these two major ones. Many Christians and Muslims have found a way to accommodate both culture and religion, thus changing both the culture and the religion to suit each other.

Currency of Kenya is called Shilling (Kshs). One Kenyan Shilling is equal to 100cents. Notes are published in the denomination of 50, 100, and 500.


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