Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in East Africa. At 580,367 square kilometres (224,081 sq mi), Kenya is the world’s 48th largest country by total area. It has a population of more than 47.6 million people. Kenya’s capital and largest city is Nairobi, while its oldest city and first capital is the coastal city of Mombasa.
Kenya is world famous for its wildlife, including its elephant population, which is growing. The largest numbers of elephants are in the Tsavo National Park.