COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD : KENYA

Countries of the World Kenya

Travel Information Kenya


AFRICA

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General Information

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  • CAPITAL Nairobi
  • GOVERNMENT Republic
  • CURRENCY Kenyan shilling (KSh, KES)
  • POPULATION 43,013,341 (2012 estimate)
  • TOTAL AREA 582,650km² (water 13,400km², land 569,250km²)
  • LANGUAGES English (official), Kiswahili (official), approx. 72 indigenous languages
  • DECIMAL SYSTEM x
  • TIME ZONE x
  • LOCATION x

Most popular cities in Kenya

  • Nairobi – The capital city and economic centre of Kenya
  • Garissa – A predominantly Muslim town in the east close to Somalia
  • Kabarnet – Gateway town for Lake Baringo and Lake Bogoria
  • Kisumu – The major town of the west, on the shore of Lake Victoria
  • Lamu – Main town of the Lamu Archipelago
  • Lodwar – In the north on the main route to South Sudan with access to Lake Turkana
  • Malindi – The landing point of Vasco Da Gama in Kenya
  • Mombasa – Historic port on the Indian Ocean seafront and probably Africa’s longest continuously settled town
  • Nakuru – Lake Nakuru National Park and an active volcano

Sockets & Plugs

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Money

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Currency

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ATM’S

Common

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Communication

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Internet

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Mobile phone

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Mobile phones

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Roaming

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Dial code

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Crime

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High crime rate

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Pickpocketing/theft

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Transport

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Road rules

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Speed limits

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Driving license

IDP is required

An International Driving Permit (IDP) is required alongside your original license. IDP can be issued by your local automobile association before you leave home.

Rent a car

In order to rent a car:

  • you must be over 25
  • must hold a full license for at least a 1 year
  • almost always have a credit card (Visa & MasterCard are the best)

Alcohol, drugs & prostitution

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Alcohol

Legal

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Prostitution

Legal

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Drugs

Cannabis is illegal & criminalized

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Other

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Emergency numbers

  • Police 112
  • Ambulance 112
  • Fire department 112

Vaccinations

Vaccinations listed are recommended

The following vaccinations listed for this country are recommended for your protection and to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

  • Typhoid fever
  • Hepatitis A
  • Yellow Fever

These apply only to select travelers or persons on work assignments.

  • Rabies
  • Hepatitis B

 

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SOURCE & MORE INFORMATION: thebasetrip.com

 

 

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