Overview - Kenya

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Capital:Nairobi
Area:582,650 km²
Population:34,707,817 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English (official), Kiswahili (official), indigenous languages.
Religion(s):Protestant - 45%, Roman Catholic - 33%, indigenous beliefs - 10%, Muslim - 10%, others - 2%.
Ethnic Group(s):Kikuyu - 22%, Luhya - 14%, Luo - 13%, Kalenjin - 12%, Kamba - 11%, Kisii - 6%, Meru - 6%, other African - 15%, non-African (Asian, European, and Arab) - 1%.