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Location of Coast Province in Kenya

Coast Province is a province of Kenya. It comprises the Indian Ocean coastal strip with the capital city at Mombasa and inhabited by the Mijikenda and Swahili among others. This article is about political regions. ... Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya. ... The Mijikenda (literally the nine, also called the Nyika or Nika) are the nine tribes along the coast of Kenya, Somalia and Tanzania. ... Swahili (also called Kiswahili; see Kiswahili for a discussion of the nomenclature) is an agglutinative Bantu language widely spoken in East Africa. ...


Other important towns on the coastal strip include Diani in the South, Malindi / Watamu and Lamu in the North. Malindi is a city in Kenya that has been a Swahili settlement since the 14th century. ... Lamu town is the largest town on Lamu Island, which in turn is a part of the Lamu Archipelago in Kenya, (coordinates 02°16′S 40°55′E). ...


Diani is now a tourist center.


Malindi is where Vasco Da Gama picked up his pilot to navigate with the monsoon winds to India.


Watamu is a small fishing community and East Africa's first Marine National Park.


Climate

Tropical humid The tropics are the geographic region of the Earth centered on the equator and limited in latitude by the two tropics: the Tropic of Cancer in the north and the Tropic of Capricorn in the southern hemisphere. ... Humidity is the quantity of moisture in the air. ...


Districts


Kilifi is a beach resort on the coast of Kenya. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Lamu town is the largest town on Lamu Island, which in turn is a part of the Lamu Archipelago in Kenya, (coordinates 02°16′S 40°55′E). ... Malindi is a city in Kenya that has been a Swahili settlement since the 14th century. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya. ... Voi is a market town in southern Kenya, lying on the edge of the Tsavo National Park. ... The Tana River is the longest river in Kenya. ...

 
Provinces of Kenya
Central | Coast | Eastern | Nairobi Area | North Eastern | Nyanza | Rift Valley | Western

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The Iranian coast of the Caspian stretches for 630 kilometres (391 miles) from Astara in the west, on the border with the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the Bandar-e Torkaman region in the east, near the Republic of Turkmenistan.
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