Information On Kenya For StudentsInformation On Kenya For Students


Is-It-Safe-To-Travel-To-Kenya      Kenya has emerged to be a very popular tourist destination over the last few decades. Visitors from Europe and America travel to Kenya for vacations in the beautiful sandy white tropical beeches and a number of wildlife sanctuaries and parks in the country. The tourism sector is the largest private sector contribution to the economy of the country. While the natural abundance makes Kenya one of the top travel destinations in Africa, you need to take some precautions to ensure a safe trip. More..


Information On Kenya For Students


The Republic of Kenya is an African country located in the east cost of the continent along the Indian Ocean. It shares its borders with Ethiopia, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda and Sudan. Named after Mount Kenya (God's resting place in local language), the country is home to many indigenous tribes and is a treasure trove for students of history and sociology. The main geological areas of the country are the long sandy shore line, the Great Rift Valley and the Central Highlands. The climate is warm and balmy towards the shores and dry and sunny in the inland areas.

Kenya is a dream destination for the students of paleontology. Giant fossils of crocodiles, carnivore dinosaurs and various different hominids have been found dotted across Kenya over the last century. The scientists and students have hence inferred that there is a distinct possibility of the evolution of modern homo sapiens in these lands. Human civilizations and settlement can be traced back to the 2000 BC when Cushitic speaking people moved into the Kenyan lands. Later frequented by Arabs, during the pre colonial times, the diversity among the local population increased. During the colonial times, the country was first colonized by Germans and then British. The country gained its independence in 1957 to form the Republic Of Kenya.

Kenya is home to one of the largest wildlife parks of Africa, the Tsavo National Park. The park provides habitation to a diverse animal population like lions, leopards, zebra, hyenas and numerous other animals. You can also spot many rare birds like hornbills, herons, ostriches, and weaver birds in the Tsavo National Park. It is also a favorite destination for students of botany as it is home to many rare plants, trees and other flora population. Apart from the flora and fauna, Kenya also holds fascination for students of geology for the many interesting geological features like Mount Kenya and Munanda Rock formation.

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