Considered to be the cleanest town in Africa, Nakuru in Kenya is a place that offers travelers, visitors and people who are looking to live there fantastic and wide-spread opportunities. If you are considering living in Nakuru, but haven’t made up your mind yet, you should take some time to learn a little bit about the country, the surrounding area and the people who live in the town. Lake Nakuru is a stunning example of the natural beauty of the town and its surrounding area, with the flamingos who bathe in the waters showing off the diversity of Kenyan wildlife. If you want to live in Nakuru as an expatriate, it can be a good idea to leave comments on the InterNations forums, and discover new information about expat life in the city before you make a decision that is sure to shape your future.
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With more than 300,000 inhabitants, Nakuru isn't exactly a small town and when moving to Nakuru you should have no problem finding a place to fit in. Thousands of tourists come to this area of Kenya every year to see the Lake Nakuru National Park, and to experience the wide varieties of cultural offerings that are present. When moving to Nakuru, it can be easy to get stressed out over little details, and you might find yourself feeling pressured from all sorts of angles. Not only will you have to find a place to live that is suitable for all of your family, you might also have to find a good international school that will help your little ones settle down nicely into their new life. Fellow expatriates on InterNations have all had similar journeys to the one you're about to embark on, and you can try and use the forums to ask for guidance, or browse through the existing threads to find messages that already exist relating to your query.
The backbone of Nakuru's economy is held up by agriculture, manufacturing and tourism. The large farmland surrounding the town has vast potential for expansion and produce development, with coffee, wheat, barley and maize growing in the nearby fields. Massive silos store the produce on the outskirts of town, with the processing plants creating many jobs for the local people. If you want to start working in Nakuru, but need a helping hand with getting to grips with any cultural barriers, it might be a good idea to read through some of the Expat Magazine articles geared directly at that very subject. Or, in case you are already all set for life in Nakuru and are simply looking for fellow expatriates in Nakuru, you can use the forums, discussion groups and private messages system on InterNations to socialize and network with expats living in Nakuru and across the globe.