Vihiga County is an administrative region in the former Western Province of Kenya whose headquarters are in Mbale, the largest town in the county. The county has a population of 554,622 (2009 census) and an area of 563 km2. Vihiga County was split from Kakamega County in 1990. In 2019's census, Vihiga was found to have a population of 590, 013, an increase of 35, 391 from the 2009's count.
Location in Kenya
|Formed||4 March 2013|
|• Governor||Wilberforce Ottichilo|
|• Total||531.3 km2 (205.1 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
|* 1999 census. Source: [permanent dead link]|
|* 1999 census. Sources: , ,|
The district has five constituencies:
- Emuhaya Constituency
- Hamisi Constituency
- Sabatia Constituency
- Vihiga Constituency
- Luanda Constituency
- statoids.com – Districts of Kenya
- "2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census Volume I: Population by County and Sub-County". Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 7 December 2019.