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Republic of KENYA


Flag or logo since 1963-12-12*
RIFT VALLEY Province (en) + Mkoa wa BONDE LA UFA (sw)
Emblem or Symbol*

President Emilio Mwai Kibaki
(ruler of KENYA since 2002-12-30)
Capitals & administrative places*: Nakuru
Official & national languages: English (en) . Swahili (sw) .

18 Territories:

BARINGO BARINGO District  (Kabarnet)Local: BARINGO District (en) + Wilaya ya BARINGO (sw)  (Kabarnet)
BOMET BOMET District  (Bomet)Local: BOMET District (en) + Wilaya ya BOMET (sw)  (Bomet)
BURET BURET District  (Litein)Local: BURET District (en) + Wilaya ya BURET (sw)  (Litein)
KAJIADO KAJIADO District  (Ngong)Local: KAJIADO District (en) + Wilaya ya KAJIADO (sw)  (Ngong)
KEIYO KEIYO District  (Iten-Tambach)Local: KEIYO District (en) + Wilaya ya KEIYO (sw)  (Iten-Tambach)
KERICHO KERICHO District  (Kericho)Local: KERICHO District (en) + Wilaya ya KERICHO (sw)  (Kericho)
KOIBATEK KOIBATEK District  (Eldama Ravine)Local: KOIBATEK District (en) + Wilaya ya KOIBATEK (sw)  (Eldama Ravine)
LAIKIPIA LAIKIPIA District  (Nanyuki)Local: LAIKIPIA District (en) + Wilaya ya LAIKIPIA (sw)  (Nanyuki)
MARAKWET MARAKWET District  (Kapsowar)Local: MARAKWET District (en) + Wilaya ya MARAKWET (sw)  (Kapsowar)
NAKURU NAKURU District  (Nakuru)Local: NAKURU District (en) + Wilaya ya NAKURU (sw)  (Nakuru)
NANDI NANDI District  (Kapsabet)Local: NANDI District (en) + Wilaya ya NANDI (sw)  (Kapsabet)
NAROK NAROK District  (Narok Town)Local: NAROK District (en) + Wilaya ya NAROK (sw)  (Narok)
SAMBURU SAMBURU District  (Maralal)Local: SAMBURU District (en) + Wilaya ya SAMBURU (sw)  (Maralal)
TRANS-MARA TRANS MARA District  (Kilgoris)Local: TRANS MARA District (en) + Wilaya ya TRANS MARA (sw)  (Kilgoris)
TRANS-NZOIA TRANS-NZOIA District  (Kitale)Local: TRANS-NZOIA District (en) + Wilaya ya TRANS-NZOIA (sw)  (Kitale)
TURKANA TURKANA District  (Lodwar)Local: TURKANA District (en) + Wilaya ya TURKANA (sw)  (Lodwar)
UASIN GISHU UASIN GISHU District  (Eldoret)Local: UASIN GISHU District (en) + Wilaya ya UASIN GISHU (sw)  (Eldoret)
WEST POKOT WEST POKOT District  (Kapenguria)Local: WEST POKOT District (en) + Wilaya ya POKOT MAGHARIBI (sw)  (Kapenguria)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

KENYA Republic of KENYA  (Nairobi)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

BATUK British Army Training Unit Kenya : BATUK  (Kifaru Camp in Nairobi + Archer´s Post + Dol Dol)
COAST COAST Province  (Mombasa)
NYANZA NYANZA Province  (Kisumu)
WANGA Kingdom of WANGA  (Butere)
WESTERN KENYA WESTERN Province  (Kakamega)
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   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
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 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.


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