Kenya is located in the East African region and takes its name from Mt. Kenya, which is the second largest mountain in Africa. The Kikuyu people referred to it as Kirinyaga (Kirinyaga) which literally translates to ‘Ostrich’. The Embu name for Mount Kenya is Kirenia, meaning ‘mountain of whiteness’ because of snow cape peak. The name arose from the inability of the British to pronounce Kirinyaga correctly.
Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya. The other cities are Mombasa and Kisumu. The major Towns include: Nakuru, Eldoret, Nyeri, Embu, Meru, Thika and Kakamega.
Kenya is the land of capital diversity. From the beautiful soft sandy beaches at the coast, the magnificent view of the snow peaked mount Kenya the divers habitats of in the breathtaking rift valley with its abundant wildlife the includes the world renown wildebeest migration in the Maasai Mara, not forgetting the divers culture and traditions in the variety of music song, dance and cuisine.