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Photograph of people with bags in hands, standing in front of the mini buses

Photograph of people with bags in hands, standing in front of the mini-buses. Name Nairobi comes from the Masai language and means place of cool waters. It was founded in the 1899th by the British colonial government, as a railroad station between Mombasa and Uganda. It became the capital of British East Africa in 1907., and it is the capital of independent Kenya since 1963. Nairobi was the center of industry of coffee, tea and sisal fibers during the colonial time.

Region Nairobi district - Nairobi County
Country Kenya
Author Kresimir Kovac