Question: What do we know about Kenyan culture?

Kenya is not a homogeneous country ethnicity wise. The make-up of Kenyans is primarily that of 13 ethnic groups with an additional 27 smaller groups. The majority of Kenyans belong to Bantu tribes such as the Kikuyu, Luhya and Kamba. There are also the Nilotic tribes such as the Luo, Kalenjin, Maasai and Turkana.

How many cultures are there in Kenya?

Kenya is a land of great diversity in its people and cultures. We have about 42 tribes in Kenya with different languages and cultures that all merge to become the unique mix of Kenyan culture.

What is Kenya known for in the world?

Kenya, country in East Africa famed for its scenic landscapes and vast wildlife preserves. Along that coast, which holds some of the finest beaches in Africa, are predominantly Muslim Swahili cities such as Mombasa, a historic centre that has contributed much to the musical and culinary heritage of the country.

What is the Kenyan national dish?

Ugali Ugali is undoubtedly the national food in Kenya. It resembles polenta (Italian raw cornmeal) and is on every Kenyan menu.

How do Kenyan people greet?

The most common greeting among those who speak Swahili is Hujambo (Hello) or the more colloquial greeting of Jambo. Both greetings can be responded with the phrase sijambo, which means I am well. Other common greetings in contemporary Kenya include sasa or Mambo.

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