Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya is one of Africa's major cities.The name "Nairobi" comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyirobi, which translates to "the place of cool waters". Popularly known as the "Green City in the Sun", it is surrounded by several expanding villa suburbs. During Kenya's colonial period, the city became a centre for the colony's coffee, tea and sisal industry.
The gateway to some of the most stunning stretches of wilderness in the world, Nairobi is never short of tourists, even if most are simply passing through to the Masai Mara in the west or the beaches of Lamu and Malindi in the east.
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