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Location: Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Tanzania and Somalia
Population: 28.8 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Nairobi
Comparative area: Slightly more than twice the size of Nevada
Religions: Protestant (including Anglican) 38 percent, Roman Catholic 28 percent, indigenous beliefs 26 percent, other 2 percent
Landscape: Low plains rise to central highlands bisected by Great Rift Valley; fertile plateau in west; spectacular wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, lions, rhinoceroses and zebras
Recognized by International Olympic Committee: 1955

Source: Knight-Ridder/Tribune

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