Marsabit is a town in northern Kenya, located 170km east of the center of the East African Rift at 37°58' E, 2°19' N (37. The Republic of Kenya is a country in East Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the north Somalia to the northeast Tanzania to the south The East African Rift is part of the larger Great Rift Valley. 97°E, 2. 32 N). It is located in the Eastern Province and is almost surrounded by the Marsabit National Park and Reserve. The Eastern Province of Kenya is one of seven regions of the country The Marsabit National Park is a National park and nature reserve in northern Kenya near the town of Marsabit. It lies southeast of the Chalbi Desert in a forested area known for its volcanoes and crater lakes. The Chalbi Desert is a small desert in northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia. A forest is an area with a high density of Trees There are many definitions of a forest based on various criteria Plate tectonics and hotspots Divergent plate boundaries At the Crater Lake is a Caldera Lake located in the US state of Oregon.
The town of Marsabit is an outpost of urban civilization in the vast desert of northern Kenya. The town is situated on an isolated extinct volcano, Mount Marsabit, which rises almost a kilometer above the sea of desert. Marsabit is a 6300 km² basaltic Shield volcano in Kenya, located 170 km east of the center of the East African Rift. The hills here are heavily forested, in contrast to the desert beyond, with their own "insular" eco-system.
The town is home to many Oromo and Somali traders and migrants and has an airstrip. Somalia ( Soomaaliya; الصومال) officially the Somali Republic ( Jamhuuriyadda Soomaaliya, جمهورية الصومال) and formerly known An airport is a location where Aircraft such as airplanes, Helicopters and blimps take off and land Mount Marsabit and "singing" wells lie near the town, which is the capital of Marsabit District. Marsabit is a 6300 km² basaltic Shield volcano in Kenya, located 170 km east of the center of the East African Rift. Marsabit District is an administrative district in the Eastern Province of Kenya. Elephants can often bee seen in the local wildlife refuge that surrounds the town, occasionally breaking down fences and causing damage to local farmers crop beds.
The people of Marsabit are a colorful ethnic mix of Burji, Somali, Rendille, Samburu, Turkana, Boran and Gabra. Somalis ( Soomaaliyeed, الصوماليون are an ethnic group located in the Horn of Africa, also known as the Somali Peninsula. The Rendille are an African ethnic group of the Kaisut Desert of Kenya. Samburu may also refer to Samburu National Reserve or Samburu District The Samburu are an Ethnic group in north central The Turkana are a Nilotic people of Kenya, numbering about 340000 Borana is also an alternate Spanish name of the Boran sub-family of the larger Witotoan language family There are other people from other parts of Kenya who are there working mostly for the government and business. About 40% of the people living in Marsabit are Christians, 32% Muslims and other 28% believe in traditional religions and others. Mostly, these groups have ived in peace, but starting in 1994 and lasting for almost a year, there were ethnic killings of Gabra by Borana, following a dispute over clan ownership of cattle ( which are the main source of income for both groups, alongside trading of goods and foodstuffs.
Marsabit is approximately 550km or two days' drive from Nairobi via the towns of Isiolo and Archer's Post, by either matatu bus or private transport. Nairobi (naɪˈroʊbɪ is the capital and largest city of Kenya. Isiolo is a town in the Eastern Province, Kenya, lying 45 kilometres north of Meru. Types of vehicle Share taxis come in various Vehicle types including Minibuses Midibuses covered Pickup trucks Station wagons There is an airstrip servicing charter aircraft.
Marsabit town is a trading and commercial center, with three petrol stations, a bank, post office, shops, restaurants, lodges and even a dry cleaner. The town facilitates the supply and movement of goods and services between Moyale (goods from Ethiopia) and Isiolo (goods from Nairobi). Moyale is a border town split between a larger Ethiopian area (which lies in southern Ethiopia in Oromia Region) and a smaller Kenyan area NOTE This intro is the result of careful NPOV work Please do not make potentially controversial edits to it without first discussing on the talk page Nairobi (naɪˈroʊbɪ is the capital and largest city of Kenya. Agriculture also plays a role, as many grow millet and maize to be consumed locally and nomadic people supply beef by selling their cows. The millets are a group of small- Seeded Species of Cereal crops or grains widely grown around the world for Food and Fodder Maize (ˈmeɪz ( Zea mays L. ssp mays) known as corn in some countries is a cereal grain domesticated in Mesoamerica Nomadic people, (from the νομάδες nomádes, "those who let pasture herds" also known as nomads, are communities of people that
Lake Paradise (which attracts game animals such as elephants and buffalo), and Bongole Crater located in the heart of the forest are both local attractions for tourists. The town and surrounding area are of rich cultural interest to anthropologists and other researchers. Anthropology (/ˌænθɹəˈpɒlədʒi/ from Greek grc ἄνθρωπος anthrōpos, "human" -λογία -logia) is the study of