Ijara is a town and Sub-County in Garissa County, Kenya. It was previously capital of the former Ijara District. It is located 100 km north of Lamu and 180 km south of Garissa.

Ijara
Ijara is located in Kenya
Ijara
Ijara
Location in Kenya
Coordinates: 1°35′56″S 40°30′49″E / 1.598818°S 40.513544°E / -1.598818; 40.513544Coordinates: 1°35′56″S 40°30′49″E / 1.598818°S 40.513544°E / -1.598818; 40.513544
Country Kenya
CountyGarissa County
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • Total141,591
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Ijara, Kenya
Ijara Health Centre, Kenya

Alternate meaningsEdit

Ijara means rent in Arabic. Ijara (or Ijarah) is also a sharia-compliant form of mortgage similar to conventional rent-to-own. The process is also known as Ijara wa Iqtina, or rent with acquisition.

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