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Kenya obtained independence in December 1963.

Following a referendum in August 2010 and adoption of a new constitution, Kenya is now divided into 47 semi-autonomous counties, governed by elected governors.


*Kenya has largest boundary with Uganda which is approximately 933 km.
*Kenya has shortest boundary with South Sudan which is approximately 232 km.
*The largest river in Kenya is Nile which is 6650 km.
*The largest export partner of Kenya is Uganda.
*The largest import partner of Kenya is India.
*There are 15 seaports in Kenya.

!!Special facts about Nobel Prize winners
*Kenya has only 1 Nobel Prize winner Wangari Muta Maathai. (Counting winners if born in Kenya)
*The first Kenya born Nobel Prize winner got this award quite late, 103 years after first Nobel Prize was awarded in 1901.
!!Tourist Attraction
[Sunset falls on a Maasai boy on Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve.|http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/kenya-guide]
!!National Facts
*The national bird of Kenya is Lilac-breasted roller.
* The national dishes of Kenya are Ugali, Sukuma wiki, Nyama choma etc.
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