Nairobi is the largest urban area in Kenya and is located in its own province.
The Kenya Ministry of Nairobi Metropolitan Development overseas management and development of Nairobi. In 1963 when Kenya became independent, Nairobi had a population of about 350,000; now more than 2.5 million people live in the city. While people from all tribes in Kenya live in Nairobi, the predominant representative tribes are Kikuyu, Luo, Kamba and Luhya. Asians, Europeans, and Arabs also live in Nairobi.
Nairobi consists of eight constituencies: Starehe, Makadara, Lang'ata, Kamukunji, Westlands, Kasarani, Dagoretti, and Embakasi. The population of the Nairobi area in 2009 was as follows:
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