Welcome to Kenya Embassy in Paris Website

Telephone

+ 33 156 62 25 25 

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri: 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
Closed: Weekend, Kenyan & French Holidays

Address

3 rue Freycinet 
75116 Paris 
Metro 9 Stop: Alma Marceau

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Email
paris@mfa.go.ke

Official Name Republic of Kenya
Political SystemUnitary State with Multiparty Democracy
Capital CityNairobi
Independence12th December 1963
Official LanguagesKiswahili and English
Official CurrencyKenya Shillings
Geographical locationLocated in East Africa
Surface Area582,646 km2 of which Water – 11,230 km2, National Parks – 25,334 km2, and others 546,082 km2
ReligionsCatholic, Protestants, Muslims and Traditional Beliefs
Administrative structureNational Government and 47 County Governments that are distinct and Interdependent
EconomyKenya’s economic growth plummeted to 4.5 % in 2017 compared to 5.8 % in 2016. The contraction in economic growth was due to severe drought, prolonged electioneering, weak credit growth and fluctuations in oil prices. However, the growth of the economy is projected to rebound to 5.8% in 2018 and 6.1% in 2019.
Main sectors of the economyAgriculture and Forestry, fishing, mining and quarrying, manufacturing, electricity and water supply, construction, wholesale and retail, hotels and restaurants, transport and information communication technology, financial intermediation, real estate, renting and business services
CommerceKenya’s economy mainly supported by agriculture and tourism, though other sectors are rising. These are finance, construction, mining, IT and wholesale and retail trade.
Natural resourcesThey include limestone, soda ash, salt, gemstones, fluorspar, zinc, diatomite, gypsum, wildlife, geothermal power and hydropower among others
S & P’s RatingB+

1963

Independance

+5

Ecomony

55

Population

42

Tribes

English (UK)