Kisii County

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Kisii County is a county in the former Nyanza Province in southwestern Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Kisii. The county is inhabited mostly by the Gusii people. Kisii County has 1462 registered schools, 360 being secondary schools, and 1102 being primary schools, as well as thirty-six tertiary institutions.[2]

Kisii County
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Location in Kenya
Location in Kenya
Country Kenya
Formed4 March 2013
CapitalKisii
Government
 • GovernorJames Ongwae
Area
 • Total1,317.9 km2 (508.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total1,152,282 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Websitewww.kisii.go.ke

SubdivisionsEdit

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Kisii Municipality 183,000 83,000
Keroka Town 44,861 3,720
Masimba Township 40,218 1,666
Suneka Township 43,908 4,217
Gusii County 303,551 0
* 1999 and current 2009 census. Source: [1]
Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban pop.* Headquarters
Keumbu 109,837 8,843 Keumbu
Kisii Town 183,000 83,000 Kisii
Marani 89,215 0 Marani
Masaba 105,926 908 Masimba
Mosocho 63,247 0 Nyakoe
Suneka 86,030 3,723 Suneka
* 1999 and current 2009 census. Sources: [2], [3],

Electoral constituenciesEdit

The county has nine electoral constituencies:

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.scribd.com/doc/36672705/Kenya-Census-2009
  2. ^ "Kisii County". www.cohesion.or.ke. Retrieved 7 December 2019.

Coordinates: 0°40′00″S 34°45′00″E / 0.666667°S 34.75°E / -0.666667; 34.75