Description: The Physical Map of Kenya showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, Ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Kenya is a country located in eastern Africa and it lies between 1 degree north latitude and 38 degrees east longitude. The country is bordered by the Indian Ocean to the southeast and the coastline is 536 kilometers long. The country claims a territorial sea till 12 nautical miles from the shores. The total area covered by the country is 580367 square kilometers of which 569140 square kilometers in land and 11227 square kilometers is water.
The coastline of the country has the East African Mangroves, further inland the terrain consists of wide plains and small hills. The Western and Central areas of the country are covered by the Kenyan Rift Valley. This area is also the location for the two tallest peaks in the continent: Mount Elgon and Mount Kenya.
The Kakamega Forest takes up much of the west. The lowest point on the land is the Atlantic Ocean while the highest is Mount Kenya which is 5199 meters high. The two major rivers running across the country are the Tana and Galana rivers. Ewaso Ng’iro is also a very crucial river as it originates from Mount Kenya and waters the northern half of the country. A very small portion of the country is arable.
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