The country is known for its tropical climate, stunning beaches and diverse wildlife, and this is the country where Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has visited for the first time in his life.
However, there are some things you need to know about the country before you go. 1.
The capital, Nairobi, is named after Kenya’s colonial rulers.
It’s the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and is the capital city of the country that has fought a bloody civil war since 1994.
The country has been hit by two major earthquakes.
Kenya has the world’s lowest per capita mortality rate.
There are around 70 ethnic groups living in Kenya, making it the only country in the world with two official languages.
The people of Kenya are known for their humour and love of their country.
The BBC’s Andrew Marr is here to explore the fascinating facts and stories behind the country’s most fascinating places.