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  1. The Republic of Kenya is a country in East Africa

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  2. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the north, Somalia to the northeast, Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, and Sudan to the northwest, with the Indian Ocean running along the southeast border

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  3. The country is named after Mount Kenya, a very significant landmark and the second among the highest mountain peaks of Africa, and both were originally usually pronounced in English although the native pronunciation and the one intended by the origin

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  4. During the presidency of Jomo Kenyatta in the 1960s, the current pronunciation [ˈkɛnjə] became widespread in English too because his name was pronounced according to the original native pronunciation

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  5. Before 1920, the area now known as Kenya was known as the British East Africa Protectorate and so there was no need to mention mount when referring to the mountain

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