Country Overview

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Information About Kenya

Kenya is the 28th most populous country in the world and 7th most populous in Africa. Kenya's capital and largest city is Nairobi, while its oldest and second largest city, is the major port city of Mombasa, situated on Mombasa Island in the Indian Ocean and the surrounding mainland. Mombasa was the capital of the British East Africa Protectorate, which included most of what is now Kenya and southwestern Somalia, from 1889 to 1907. Other important cities include Kisumu and Nakuru. Kenya is bordered by South Sudan to the northwest, Ethiopia to the north, Somalia to the east, Uganda to the west, Tanzania to the south, and the Indian Ocean to the southeast. Kenya's geography, climate and population vary widely, ranging from cold snow-capped mountaintops (Batian, Nelion and Point Lenana on Mount Kenya) with vast surrounding forests, wildlife and fertile agricultural regions to temperate climates in western and rift valley counties and further on to dry less fertile arid and semi-arid areas and absolute deserts (Chalbi Desert and Nyiri Desert).


  • The Kenyan Economy is the largest in East Africa.
  • The government of Kenya is generally investment-friendly and has enacted several regulatory reforms to simplify foreign and local investment.
  • The Kenya construction market size was USD 17.3 Billion in 2022.
  • The construction industry contributes to over 7.1% of Kenya's GDP and is constantly increasing over the years.
  • India is in the top three countries from which Kenya imports Building & Construction Related Products & Services.
  • Building & Construction is a high prospect industry sector for Kenya and the entire East African Region.