Kenya is a country in East Africa the second largest in the East African countries and the 48th largest country in the world with a population of 47million people. The country now has 47 counties with the largest being Turkana and the smallest is Mombasa. Nairobi is the capital city of the country found in the south-central part of the country and it lies approximately 480km northwest of Mombasa the smallest county and even the major part of the country on the Indian ocean.
The country is share border with 5 countries for example in the northwestern part there is South Sudan, in the north, there is Ethiopia, it’s bordering Uganda in the west, Tanzania in the south, Somalia in the east, and in the southeastern part there is the Indian ocean.
Kenya’s wildlife is more on fauna and it’s famous for its large population of large mammals like lions, hippopotamus, cheetah, buffalos, elephants, zebras, rhinos, giraffes, and wildebeest among others. The diverse birding life in the country makes Kenya a perfect destination for bird lovers. Among the species of birds, you will spot on birding safari include the flamingos and ostrich.
The wildlife parks in the country are maintained by the Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS). The national parks, national reserves, and marine parks are home to a variety of different wildlife species including rare and endangered wildlife species and birds.
The country has 25 national parks, 18 national reserves, and 6 marine parks/reserves. This makes the tourism industry in the country the second source of foreign exchange revenue following agriculture.
Tourist attractions & National Parks in Kenya
Tanzania is such a large country in the eastern part of Africa measuring about 364,945 sq mi in size by area.