Kenya has many good and bad things to it. Kenya is also a very cool place to learn about. Many animals and people. Many different species of animals live there. Would you want to visit Kenya?
Location is a particular place or position. It can be relative or absolute location. Relative location is places around your exact location while absolute location is your exact location. Absolute location can be determined by latitude and longitude. Relative location can be determined by places around a location such as a restaurant or a local grocery store.
Kenyas relative location is the countries of Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda, as well as the Indian Ocean which border it.
Kenyas capital is Nairobi. The exact location of Nairobi is 1.2921 degrees South and 36.8219 degrees East.
Kenya is located in Africa.
One interesting landform in Kenya is Mount Kenya , the country's highest mountain at 17,058 feet. Another interesting landform is the Chalbi Desert which is a 62,000-square-mile flat sandy expense which lies in Northern Kenya. The 2,473-square-mile lake known as Lake Turkana, lies in Northern Kenya just West of the Chalbi Desert and stretches into Southern Ethiopia.
Throughout the country, the hottest months are December to March. The coastal areas are tropical, with high humidity in April and May, but tempered by monsoon winds. The lowlands are hot but mainly dry, while the highlands are more temperate with four seasons.
Tour of Kenya
What Kenya looks like and interesting things in it
The geographic theme of place is the physical differences , things that occur naturally, human differences, and things that have changed due to people.
Kenya has many natural resources, such as, limestone, soda ash, salt, gemstones, fluorspar, zinc, diatomite, oil, gas, gypsum, wildlife and hydropower.
Some cultural groups in Kenya are the Maasai people, the Kikuyu people, the Kalenjin people, and the Luhya people.
In Kenya there are many holidays, such as, April 17th is Easter Monday, June 1st is Madaraka day, June 26th is Eid Al Fitr day. The majority of Kenyans belong to "Bantu" tribes. Kenyans love to party, and the music style known as "benga" is the contemporary dance music that rules. Music and dance plays a big role in Kenyans life's.
Easter in Kenya
The type of government that exists in Kenya is the Republic of Kenya. It was adopted in 2010. It established a Republic form of Government, separation of the three branches of government, sovereignty of the people along with a bill of rights. Kenya's economy is market-based with a few state-owned infrastructure enterprises and maintains a liberalized external trade system. Kenya is the largest economy in Eastern Africa. The government also has renewable energy. Kenya has the 9th largest economy in Africa.
Human Environment Interaction is the way people change their environment and how the environment changes them.
There are many crops grown in Kenya such as tea, sugarcane, maize, mirra, pyrethrum, and coffee.
Kenya has many endangered species, such as, Black Rhinoceros, Hartebeest, African bush elephant, Aders' duiker, Bongo, and the Tana River red colobus. One of Kenyas endangered plants is Manilkara Sansibarensis. They are endangered because they are known to be dangerous and not safe.
Kenya has some environmental problems, such as, deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, water shortage and degraded water quality, flooding, poaching, and domestic and industrial pollution. The process of working together as an community will help some of these problems.
Region is an area defined by its physical and human characteristics.
The type of education system in Kenya is Primary education.
Kenyas flag colors represent some things. The black represents the people of Kenya, the red represents blood, the green represents natural wealth, and the white represents peace. The Masai shield and spears represents the defense of freedom. It was adopted on December 12, 1963.
Kenya gained its independence from Britian with Jomo Kenyatta as the country's first prime minister. The Union Jack was replaced by the black, red, and green flag of the new nation. The first inclusive elections started on May 27, 1963. A year later Kenya was declared a Republic.
The Information and Communication Technology Authority is used in Kenya. It is a government owned corporation. E-readers and tablets are used in some schools.
My first current event is about how snakes are banned to be exported to zoos and pet shops in Kenya. This event happened around January 30th, 2017. Kenya has banned the export of various snake species, including the African rock Python, to zoos and pet shops around the world after reports of animal abuse. The trafficking of endangered snakes by cartel is having a bad impact on the environment.
In Kenya, the health system is on the verge of collapse. This was around February 13th, 2017. Kenyas hospitals have almost came to a halt, with millions of people facing a third month in a row without healthcare as doctors strike over low pay and poor working conditions. Kenyas hospital machines break down frequently and the doctors get overwhelmed.
Nature of Mount Kenya
A typical teen in Kenya wakes up, brushes their teeth, and puts on their school uniform. Most kids go to school. After they usually eat breakfast. The teens walk to school, which some times takes 30 to 45 minutes. In school they pray and sing songs before they start their lesson. Between classes they have a fifteen minute break. They usually do chores and go to a well to collect water for their family to shower and cook with. Later on they go to sleep, some sleep on a mattress on the floor. The girls in Kenya often wear shorts. There are some games/sports teens in Kenya participate in such as the high jump.