Flag of the Republic of Kenya

Facts

  • Population ยป 48.5 million
  • Languages ยป Swahili, English
  • Religion ยป Christianity
  • Life expectancy ยป 63 years (men), 69 years (women)
  • Currency ยป Kenya shilling

Geography

  • Area ยป 582,646 sq km (224,961 sq miles)

Notes

  • Kenya has been described as “the cradle of humanity”
  • Kenya has banned plastic bags

Tourism

  • Canadians must be in possession of a visa to transit through, visit, or work in Kenya.
    • Visas can be obtained either on arrival or as an e-Visa prior to travel (takes up to 7 days)
    • Single-entry visas (business or tourism) are US$50, EUR40, or GBP30
    • A transit visa (valid for three days) is US$20
    • An entry visa allows for multiple entries in to Kenya for a period of 90 days provided you have not left East Africa.

Adventures

  • Masai Mara National Reserve (Map)

Amateur Radio

News

This page was last updated on 2021.03.18 by Robert Vinet