Kenya is a country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa. Kenya lies on the equator with the Indian Ocean to the south-east, Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the north-west, Ethiopia to the north and Somalia to the north-east. Kenya covers 581,309 sq km (224,445 sq mi).
Kenya's capital and largest city is Nairobi. English and Swahili are the official languages of Kenya. The predominant religion in Kenya is Christianity, which stayed by about four-fifths of the population. Other faiths practiced in Kenya are Baha'i, Hinduism, Islam, and traditional religions. The shilling (divisible into 100 cents) is the currency of Kenya.