Mombasa is a city on the coast of Kenya. It is the country's second-largest city after the capital Nairobi with an estimated population of about 1.2 million people in 2016.Its metropolitan region is the second largest in the country and has a population of approximately two million people. Administratively, Mombasa is the capital of Mombasa County.
A regional cultural and economic hub, Mombasa has an extra-large port and an international airport, and is an important regional tourism Centre. It is located on the east coast of Kenya. Mombasa's situation on the Indian Ocean made it a historical trading centre, and it has been controlled by many countries because of its strategic location.
Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. It is famous for having the Nairobi National Park, the world’s only game reserve found within the city. The city and its surrounding area also form Nairobi County.
Nairobi is one of the most prominent cities in Africa, both politically and financially. Home to thousands of Kenyan businesses and over 100 major international companies and organisations, including the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), Nairobi is an established hub for business and culture. The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is one of the largest in Africa and the second-oldest exchange on the continent. It is Africa's fourth-largest exchange in terms of trading volume, capable of making 10 million trades a day.
Why you should visit Nairobi
The ‘cool water city’
Nairobi has long been known as one of Africa’s most dynamic cities. Now, as its growing economy and rising prosperity levels fuel a development boom, it’s fast building a reputation as one of the world’s most dynamic cities. So, what makes Nairobi stand out among the rest?
Nairobi is steeped in rich culture, heritage and history and the people are very welcoming. The culture is what set the city apart; it is a mix of various religions, traditions and local beliefs. When you visit Nairobi, you will experience the amazing cultures of Kenyans and you will definitely love them.
Only in Nairobi will you find Kenya’s most important art museums, featuring masterpieces of African art from centuries. You will find a lot of different museums including National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi Railway Museum and Karen Blixen Museum.
Want to go on a safari adventure? Nairobi offers an opportunity to ride through the National Parks and Wildlife sanctuary of animals running free. See great and beautiful animals including the big 5 – Elephant, Lion, Rhinos, Buffalo and Leopards in their natural tropical African surroundings.
Nairobi has some exceptionally beautiful natural parks and gardens such as Uhuru parks,Nairobi Botanical Garden. These parks and gardens are beautifully landscaped with lush green lawns and lined with trees. You will be pleasantly surprised by the tranquility that you can rest in at these parks.
are many Fortune 500 Companies in Nairobi such as Shell, General Motors, Barclays,
and many others. Fortune 500 Companies are top public corporations ranked by
their gross revenue. Similarly, many technology companies have their regional
offices in Nairobi including
Huawei, Asus, and
You’ll find the finest food specialties in Nairobi, no matter where you are from, you will find a delicious food that will suit your taste buds. You’ll never go hungry and even if hunger calls, Nyama Choma is always available. Nyama Choma is the famous barbecued meat, loved mostly by Nairobians. Nyama Choma can be found in many local restaurants and corners across Nairobi.
Amazing city with vibrant nightlife, chock full of the excitement and revelry. As music pour through the streets, dance away the night at some amazing bars and clubs in Nairobi. Nairobi’s nightlife represents some of the city’s legendary scenes. You will love it!
Being a Ugandan, I do trips to Kenya almost weekly via African Express Airways. Just like the many wonderful things in Kenya, this new air career has introduced flights that literally solve travel enthusiasts problems. A return trip to Nairobi from Entebbe goes for only USD 198 (all inclusive). For one way travellers, a trip to the mentioned destinations go for only USD 99; and the best part, the flights are available every day!! So what are you waiting for, so what are you waiting for, leys take a surprise vacation this weekend to the beautiful Kenyan land and share the experience.
Kisumu is a port city in Kisumu County, Kenya 1,131 m (3,711 ft), with a population of 409,928 (2009 census). It is the third largest city in Kenya, the principal city of western Kenya, the immediate former capital of Nyanza Province and the headquarters of Kisumu County. It has a municipal charter but no city charter. It is the largest city in Nyanza region and second most important city after Kampala in the greater Lake Victoria basin.
The port was founded in 1901 as the main inland terminal of the Uganda Railway and named Port Florence. Although trade stagnated in the 1980s and 1990s, it is again growing around oil exports.
Kisumu literally means a place of barter trade "sumo". The city has "Friendship" status with Cheltenham, UK and "sister city" status with Roanoke, Virginia and Boulder, Colorado, USA.
Eldoret is a principal city in western Kenya It is the capital and largest city in Uasin Gishu County. Lying south of the Cherengani hills, the local elevation varies from about 2100 metres above sea level at the airport to more than 2700 metres in nearby areas (7000–9000 feet). The population was 289,380 in the 2009 census, and it is currently the fastest growing town in Kenya. It is also the second largest urban centre in midwestern Kenya after Nakuru and the fifth largest urban centre in the country.
WAJIR Wajir County is a county in the former North Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Wajir. The county has a population of 661,941 and an area of 55,840.6 km². Wajir County has only one local authority: Wajir county council. The county has four constituencies: Wajir North, Wajir West, Wajir East and Wajir South. Wajir County is divided into fourteen administrative divisions: