Conflict & Justice

Celebrating 60 Years of Queen Elizabeth II

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A 2010 image of Queen Elizabeth II at Queen's Park. (Photo: Ibagli/Wikipedia)

For the Geo Quiz we are looking for the name of a country in East Africa.

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The country borders, among other nations, Tanzania and Ethiopia.

Its two official languages are Swahili and English.

The country became independent in 1963, but 60 years ago, it was still a British colony.

Also, it was this place, 60 years ago, where Princess Elizabeth happened to be when her father, King George VI died.

So, it was the place where Princess Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth II.

Kenya is the answer to the Geo Quiz.

As the Queen celebrates 60 years on the throne, The World's Alex Gallafent looks back at the circumstances in which Princess Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth II.