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Kenya Colony
British colony

1920–1963

Flag of Colony of Kenya

Anthem
God Save the Queen
Capital Nairobi
Language(s) English
Government Colonial administration
Monarch
 - 1920-1936 George V
 - 1936 Edward VIII
 - 1936-1952 George VI
 - 1952-1963 Elizabeth II
Commissioner, Governor
 - 1920-1922 Sir Edward Northey
 - 1937-1939 Sir Robert Brooke-Popham
 - 1963 Malcolm John MacDonald
History
 - Established 1920
 - Independent as Kenya 12 December 1963

The Colony of Kenya was established when the former East Africa Protectorate was transformed into a British crown colony in 1920.

The colony came to an end in 1963 when a black majority government was elected for the first time and eventually declared independence as Kenya.

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