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Kenya
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Time Zone (GMT):+3
Population:45,010,056
Capital City:Nairobi
Largest City:Nairobi
Currency:Kenyan Shilling = 100 cents
Currency Code:KES
Banknote Denominations:50 / 100 / 200 / 500 / 1,000
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:200
Additional Information:A new set of Kenya banknotes should be in circulation by February 2015.

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

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Kenya
Wednesday 14 August 2019 11:27am
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