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  2. Nairobi - Wikipedia

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    Nairobi ( / naɪˈroʊbi /) is the capital and the largest city of Kenya. The name comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to "cool water", a reference to the Nairobi River which flows through the city. The city proper had a population of 4,397,073 in the 2019 census, while the metropolitan area has a population of 9,354,580.

  3. WorldMap - Wikipedia

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    A Newsweek/The Daily Beast project, “Get on the Map! For Women and Girls, is promoting Women in the World. The Virtue Foundation is mapping Global Health Data at the local level in Ghana. A non-profit music support group, “The Singing Wells,” in Nairobi, Kenya is helping to preserve and share East African Music. Virtual Kenya also has ...

  4. September 11 attacks - Wikipedia

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    The U.S. never formally indicted bin Laden for the 9/11 attacks, but he was on the FBI's Most Wanted List for the bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. [30] [31] After a 10-year manhunt, U.S. President Barack Obama announced that bin Laden was killed by American special forces in his compound in ...

  5. Google Street View in Africa - Wikipedia

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    Background. On September 1, 2009, Google announced that it started collecting images in South Africa for Google Maps Street View. Google is currently driving around South Africa in Toyota Priuses, taking photographs of locations in the cities of Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban and East London.

  6. Lake Turkana Wind Power Station - Wikipedia

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    Lake Turkana Wind Power Project ( LTWP) is a wind farm in Loiyangalani District, in Marsabit County, approximately 545 kilometres (339 mi), by road, north of Nairobi, Kenya 's capital city. The wind farm covers 160 square kilometres (40,000 acres) and has a capacity of 310 MW, enough to supply one million homes.

  7. Nandi Hills, Kenya - Wikipedia

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    Nandi Hills is located in a highland area of lush green rolling hills at the edge of the Great Rift Valley in the southwestern part of Kenya. It is located approximately 303 kilometres (188 mi), by road, northwest of Nairobi, the capital and largest city in the country.

  8. Gitaru Hydroelectric Power Station - Wikipedia

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    The Gitaru Hydroelectric Power Station, also known as the Gitaru Dam, is a rock and earth-filled embankment dam on the Tana River in Kenya. It straddles the border between Embu and Machakos Counties in the former Eastern Province. The primary purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power generation, and it supports a 225 megawatt power station.

  9. Kamba people - Wikipedia

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    Kambas are concentrated in the lowlands of southeast Kenya from the vicinity of Mount Kenya to the coast. The first group of Kamba people settled in the present-day Mbooni Hills in the Machakos District of Kenya in the second half of the 17th century, before spreading to the greater Machakos, Makueni and Kitui Districts.

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