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Kenya
(8,345 words)

Jamhuri ya Kenya/The Republic of Kenya

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

53,492,000

Area

580,000 sq. km (220,000 sq. mi)

Population density

92/sq. km (240/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.52% (per 1,000: births 29, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

39%

Urban dwellers

28% (4.09% p.a.)

Largest cities

Nairobi 4,735,000; Mombasa 1,296,000; Eldoret 394,000; Ruiru 389,000; Nakuru 383,000; Kisumu 355,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

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“Kenya”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 23 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02KEN>
First published online: 2020



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