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Go to one or more of the following websites. Choose a country other than the U.S. from a recent newspaper article and describe 1) population, geography, natural resources, economy; 2) government type; 3) membership in international organizations; 4) foreign policy position towards the United States; 5) most serious issues facing the country;
6) General background. Type your answers in the box below using your own words, no outline or bullets, complete sentences and paragraphs, single-spaced, full-page.
Give as much detail as possible. www.nationmaster.com/countries, www.icons.umd.edu/reslib/country.choose_country, www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
Kenya is a country located in Eastern Africa; it is bordered by Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Somalia. Kenya’s Geography is highly varied due to the vast size of the nation, 580,000 square kilometers and ranges from mountainous to flat Savannah grassland. This variability in geography allows for a vast amount of animal species to flourish there and this one of the many thing s that Kenya is known for. The capital city of Nairobi is the larges and most populated city, with close to three million people living there. Kenya’s population is estimated at forty-three million people and has exponential expanded in the last decade. The nation has a unique ethnic make-up due to its colonial history and tribes that call this area of Africa home. Kenya was formally a British protectorate, but was also claimed by Germany, which resulted in a war between the two countries in Kenya. Eventually the British established control over the region and settled various areas and began to grow coffee and tea, which for quite some time were Kenya’s main exports. In 1957 Kenya gained its independence and subsequently made many changes to its government. Post-colonialism the country is a presidential representative democratic...