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Nyamira County

Nyamira County
County
Location in Kenya
Location in Kenya
Country  Kenya
Formed March 4th 2013
Capital Nyamira
Government
 • Governor John Nyangarama
Area
 • Total 912.5 km2 (352.3 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 598,252 [1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Website nyamira.go.ke/

Nyamira County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya. It was formerly part of Kisii County when Kisii County was a district, and is sometimes called North Kisii County. The county has a population of 598,252 [2] (2009 census). Its capital and largest town is Nyamira, with an urban population of around 41,668 (2009 census).[3]

County subdivisions

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Nyamira Town 65,633 9,971
Nyansiongo Town 35,413 3,692
Nyamira county County 397,056 0
Total - 498,102 13,663
* 1999 census. Source: [4]
Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban pop.* Headquarters
Borabu 58,079 3,241 Nyansiongo
Ekerenyo 133,967 0
Manga 75,996 0 Manga
Nyamira 133,920 9,559 Nyamira
Rigoma 96,140 3,395
Total 498,102 16,195 -
* 1999 census. Sources: [5], [6],

The county has the following constituencies:

External links

  • Map of the district

References

  1. ^ http://www.scribd.com/doc/36,672,705/Kenya-Census-2,009
  2. ^ http://www.scribd.com/doc/36672705/Kenya-Census-2009
  3. ^ http://kenya.usaid.govs/default/files/profiles/Nyamira%20County%2023%20Jan%202012.pdf

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