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Eastern Africa Research Project: Kenya

World Book Encyclopedia

Click on the World Book link to find the information you will need for this project.

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The flag of Kenya


The flag of Kenya (Swahili: Bendera ya Kenya) was officially adopted on December 12, 1963.

Kenyan lions

Lions are found in savannas, grasslands, dense bush and woodlands.

The Masai people

The Maasai are a Nilotic ethnic group of semi-nomadic people located in Kenya and northern Tanzania.

Kenya's Geographical Facts and the Big 5 Animals

Kenya (officially the Republic of Kenya), is a sovereign state in East Africa. Click on the links below to answer your questions.

The People and Culture of Kenya

Home to over 44 million people, Kenya is a diverse country with an amazing variety of cultures and traditions.

Kenya Holidays and Food

Where in the world is Kenya?


Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya.

Kenyan food

Beans are used in many Kenyan recipes.

Kiondo bags

Kiondo bags are popular with tourists who visit Kenya. Even First Lady Michelle Obama uses one!