Our country Kenya is located in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. Kenya is a very peaceful and beautiful nation. Kenya is widely known for her beautiful people, tourist attraction sites, culture, climatic conditions, wildlife, home for athletes among others. The capital city of Kenya is Nairobi.
There some fantastic facts about this country that many Kenyans are not familiar with. Below are some of the things we bet you didn't know about our beloved country:
1. Kenya has 6 UNESCO world heritage sites
This are places in Kenya that has physical and cultural significance to this country. This are the places preserved by the government of Kenya; Lake Turkana, Mount Kenya forest, Lamu old town, Fort Jesus in Mombasa, Lake system in the great Rift Valley and the sacred Kaya forest.
2. Kenyans are highly religious people
A very high percentage of people in Kenya are classified as Christians. About seventy percent of Kenyans are Christians and the other thirty percent consist of other religions.
3. Elizabeth became Queen while in Kenya
Queen Elizabeth's father(King George V) died while she was staying in Kenya with her husband Prince Philip at The Treetops Hotel. After receiving the sad news, she had to go back to England but she became a Queen of England technically while in Kenya.
4. Kenya is one of the most peaceful nations
Despite having some political wrangle, Kenya is considered one of the most peaceful countries in Africa. Kenya is a peace loving nation with no civil war, no internal conflict and no destruction in peace keeping. Kenya Defence Force is one of strongest armies in Africa and world ranked 6th and 46th respectively.
5. Kenya is old and has the scars to show it
Paleolithic remains were discovered in Turkana, this has made scientists to believe that this country is the birth place of humanity.
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