Nairobi

Capital city in Nairobi County, Kenya

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Nairobi 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 3,138,369 in the 2009 census, while the metropolitan area has a population of 6,547,547. The city is popularly referred to as the Green City in the Sun.

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The Kenya Airports Authority has overseen auctioned planes abandoned at Nairobi's Wilson Airport.
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

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Four Kenyan cyclists travel 3,500km from Kenya to Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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