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Embu district

Not to be confused with Embu, Kenya.
Embu County


Location of Embu County (Green)
Country  Kenya
Formed March 4th 2013
Capital Embu
 • Governor Martin Nyaga Wambora
 • Total 2,555.9 km2 (986.8 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 516,212 [1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Embu County is a county in the former Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Embu. The county has a population of 516,212.[2]

The county has four constituencies: Mbeere south Constituency Mbeere North Constituency Runyenjes Constituency and Runyenjes Constituency.

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Embu Municipality 50,730 31,500
Runyenjes Municipality 57,659 1,566
Embu County County 169,807 0
Total - 278,196 33,066
* 1999 census. Source: [1]
Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban pop.* Headquarters
Central 52,446 28,482 Embu
Kyeni 48,385 0
Manyatta 71,332 0
Nembure 41,590 0 Nembure
Runyenjes 64,111 1,515 Runyenjes
Total 278,196 29,997 -
* 1999 census. Sources: [3],

the county has four constituencies namely Runyenjes, Manyatta, Siakago and Gachoka Constituencies

Reference IIEBC - List of New Constituencies. Accessed on 26th August 2013

Services and Urbanisation

Source: USAid Kenya

See also


External links

  • Research findings - Embu District

Coordinates: 0°32′S 37°27′E / 0.533°S 37.450°E / -0.533; 37.450

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