Kenya Counties

Kenya is divided into 47 Counties. Kenya Counties are created by The Constitution of Kenya, 2010. Article 6 (1) of the Constitution states that: “The territory of Kenya is divided into counties specified in the First Schedule”. The complete list of the Kenya Counties are provided below.

Through the spirit of devolution as enshrined in the constitution, Kenya Counties are poised to be the growth centers that will propel Kenya toward Vision 2030. The key factors of production; land and labor are in abundance in the counties. The counties will control agriculture, county health services, public amenities, trade development, county transport, planning and development. Kenya Counties are headed by the Governors, first elected on 4th March, 2013. The governors work in consultation with the central government with the president at the head.

The First Schedule lists the Kenya Counties as follows:

  1. Mombasa
  2. Kwale
  3. Kilifi
  4. Tana River
  5. Lamu
  6. Taita/Taveta
  7. Garissa
  8. Wajir
  9. Mandera
  10. Marsabit
  11. Isiolo
  12. Meru
  13. Tharaka-Nithi
  14. Embu
  15. Kitui
  16. Machakos
  17. Makueni
  18. Nyandarua
  19. Nyeri
  20. Kirinyaga
  21. Murang’a
  22. Kiambu
  23. Turkana
  24. West Pokot
  25. Samburu
  26. Trans Nzoia
  27. Uasin Gishu
  28. Elgeyo/Marakwet
  29. Nandi
  30. Baringo
  31. Laikipia
  32. Nakuru
  33. Narok
  34. Kajiado
  35. Kericho
  36. Bomet
  37. Kakamega
  38. Vihiga
  39. Bungoma
  40. Busia
  41. Siaya
  42. Kisumu
  43. Homa Bay
  44. Migori
  45. Kisii
  46. Nyamira
  47. Nairobi City

Stephen Omengo
Registered Valuer, Registered Estate Agent & Registered EIA Expert
Real Estate Consultant at Tysons Limited, Nairobi-Kenya
Personal blog: www.StephenOmengo.com
Personal email: stephen@StephenOmengo.com

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