Narok County is a county in Kenya with an estimated population of 1,157,873 in 2019, with the dominant ethnic groups being the Maasai and Kalenjin. Its capital and largest town is Narok. The other major urban centre in Narok County is Kilgoris.
|Formed||March 4th 2013|
|• Governor||Samwel Tunai|
|• Total||17,921.2 km2 (6,919.4 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
Narok County is situated in the southern part of the Great Rift Valley. Narok lies between latitudes 0° 50´ and 1° 50´ South and longitude 35° 28′ and 36° 25´ East. The county borders the Republic of Tanzania and six other counties – Nakuru, Bomet, Nyamira, Kisii, Migori County and Kajiado.
The main cash crop grown in Narok County is wheat.
As of 2018, gold production from mines located in Narok County was 111 kg.
The County has six constituencies:
- Narok North Constituency
- Narok South Constituency
- Narok East Constituency
- Narok West Constituency
- Emurua Dikirr Constituency
- Kilgoris Constituency
|Local authorities (councils)|
|* 1999 census. Source: |
|* 1999 census. Sources: , ,|
Narok County WardsEdit
There are thirty Members of County Assembly (MCAs) representing the thirty wards at Narok County Assembly. These wards were formed in 2010 by the Boundaries Review Commission. There are six wards in Narok North Constituency, Narok South Constituency and Kilgoris Constituency respectively.
- Narok Town
- Majimoto/ Narosura
- Angata Barikoi
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