Laikipia County is one of the 47 counties of Kenya, located on the Equator in the former Rift Valley Province of the country. Laikipia is a cosmopolitan county and is county number 31. The county has two major urban centres: Nanyuki to the southeast, and Nyahururu to the southwest. Its capital is Rumuruti.
Location in Kenya
|Formed||March 4th 2013|
|Capital||presently Nanyuki proposed Rumuruti|
|• Governor||Ndiritu Muriithi|
|• Total||8,696.1 km2 (3,357.6 sq mi)|
|• Total||399,227 |
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
The county encompasses the high, dry Laikipia Plateau, and has a cool, temperate climate with both rainy and dry seasons. The county borders Nyandarua, Nyeri, Samburu and Baringo counties.
|* Laikipia CIDP 2015 projections. Source: |
|* 1999 census. Sources: , ,|
The county has three constituencies:
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