The Republic of Kenya has its geographic location in Eastern Africa with latitude of 1°00'N and a longitude of 38°00'E.
In Swahili, Kenya is also known as Jamhuri ya Kenya. Being the Forty Seventh largest country in terms of land area, the latitude and longitude of Kenya covers an area of 582,650 sq km. The capital of Kenya is Nairobi and its geographic coordinates are 1°16'S latitude and 36°48'E longitude. Other important cities having their geographic location in Kenya are Mombasa and Kisumu.
Kenya has been independent from foreign rule since 1963. The founding president and patriot Jomo Kenyatta was the first chief executive who came into power. The population of Kenya is 36,913,721 and the majority of Kenyans are part of the Kikuyu tribe. Other tribes like the Luhya, Luo, Kalenjin, Kamba etc compose the rest of the population.
The Geographic location of Kenya is responsible for the tropical climate in the area, there are changes in weather as one moves into the arid interiors from the coastal regions. The Geographic coordinates of Kenya place it among the African low lands and the Great Rift Valley in the Central African Highlands. Kenya has sizable wildlife habitat areas, including the Masai Mara lands. The Blue Wildebeest, typical of the region participates in the annual migration stampedes.
Latitude and Longitude of Kenya
Last Updated on: November 17th, 2017