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Kenya (the Republic of Kenya) is a country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa. It is on the equator with Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan in the northwest, Ethiopia in the north, and Somalia to the northeast. The capital and largest city is Nairobi. The Kenyan highlands are one of the most productive agricultural areas on the continent of Africa. Mount Kenya is the second largest peak in Africa at 5,199 meters (17,057 feet).

Kenya is a multiethnic society, with indigenous Bantu (70%) and Nilotic (20%) peoples making up the majority. Other groups include Cushites, Arabs, Asians, and Europeans. There are two official languages, English and Swahili. English is widely used in commerce and government. The majority of ...

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