Nairobi, Kenya » City Info

Nairobi is a charming, cosmopolitan city, blessed with the most wildlife in the world, making it a great safari destination. Known as the 'Green City in the Sun', Nairobi is the largest city as well as the capital of Kenya.
The city got its name from a Maasai phrase Enkare Nyorobi meaning “the place of cool waters”. The province of Nairobi is located on the Nairobi River in the south of the country. Furthermore, it is the most populated city in East Africa, and the fourth largest city in Africa.
In 1899, it was popular as a simple rail depot on the railway connecting Mombasa and Uganda. In 1963, the city became the capital of Kenya. Today, Nairobi is a well-known hub for business and culture. It is also a homeland for many organizations and companies.