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Kakamega County

Kakamega County
County
Kakamega Forest sunrise
Kakamega Forest sunrise
Location in Kenya
Location in Kenya
Country  Kenya
Formed March 4th 2013
Capital Kakamega
Government
 • Governor Wycliffe Oparanya
Area
 • Total 3,033.8 km2 (1,171.4 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 1,660,651 [1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Website kakamega.go.ke

Kakamega County is a county in the former Western Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Kakamega. It has a population of 1,660,651 and an area of 3,033.8 km².[5]

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Kakamega Municipality 73,607 57,128
Malava Town 46,614 1,704
Kakamega County County 483,201 0
Total - 603,422 58,832
* 1999 census. Source: [6]
Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban pop.* Headquarters
Ikolomani 92,104 0 Ikolomani
Ileho 32,545 0 Kambili
Kabras 149,510 1,530 Malava
Kakamega municipality 74,115 51,770 Kakamega
Lurambi 85,863 0 Shisilu
Navakholo 65,337 0 Navakholo
Shinyalu 103,948 0 Shinyalu
Total 603,422 53,300 -
* 1999 census. Sources: [7], [8],

The county has nine constituencies (2010):

Services and Urbanisation

Stats for Kakamega County
County
Stats for the County (Percent)
Urbanisation
15.2
Literacy
72.7
Attending School (15-18 Yrs)
76.3
Paved Roads
4.9
Good Roads
54.1
Electricity Access
5.6
Poverty Rate
53

Stats for the County

Source: USAid Kenya

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.scribd.com/doc/36,672,705/Kenya-Census-2,009


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