15 Interesting Facts about Kenya
Jamhuri Day (Republic Day) is a national holiday in Kenya, celebrated on 12 December each year. Jamhuri is the Swahili word for “republic” and the holiday is meant to officially mark the date when Kenya became a republic on 12 December 1963, six months after gaining internal self-rule on 1 June 1963 from the United Kingdom.
Fact#1. Kenya is a country in the African continent, the capital of Kenya is Nairobi. The Most Interesting Facts about Kenya is that 99% of its population is black. A country in which lions and elephants are seen roaming in place. A country where middle-class people are not only or they are very rich or very poor
FACT#2. The most stringent law in the world is only in Kenya, on the use of plastic stick bags. There can be four-year imprisonment or a penalty of Rs 25 lakh on the production, sale, and use of plastic bags.
FACT#3. The Most Interesting Facts about Kenya is that Kenya’s lawyer offered to give 50 cows, 70 sheep, goats to Barack Obama’s family, but he wanted to marry Obama’s daughter in return.
FACT#4. The use of natural things (air, water, trees, soil) as much as 32 people in Kenya makes American alone.
FACT#5. In Kenya, about 26 lakh people practice barefoot in the race. Here you will find athletes in every house.
FACT#6. There are about 1132 types of birds in Kenya and 342 of these birds can be seen in less than 24 hours in a single park, which is a world record by itself.
FACT#7. In the production of rose flowers, Kenya is number 3 in the world. Kenya is also called the country of rose.
FACT#8. The value of dowry for marriage in Kenya starts from 10 cows.
FACT#9. There are no official means of transport in Kenya and traveling here in a van etc is like entering a 19 person van of 9 men.
FACT#10. The currency of Kenya is Shilling. The price of a shilling is Rs. 0.68 INR.
FACT#11. The Most Interesting Fact About Kenya is that it’s a very big producer of coffee and most of its earnings are from this, but people here like to drink tea and beer instead of coffee.
FACT#12. There are 2 official languages in Kenya: Swahili and English but here more than 60 local languages are spoken.
FACT#13. Scientists believe that human beings were born in Kenya, as the oldest remains of humans have been found here.
FACT#14. There can be more than one wife in Kenya.
FACT#15. The history of Kenya is slavery, after being enslaved for 100 years, Kenya was liberated from Britain on 12 December 1963. In 1964, he adopted the constitution and declared himself a republic.