Bomet County

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Not to be confused with Bomet.
Bomet County
County
Location of Bomet County (Green)
Location of Bomet County (Green)
Country  Kenya
Formed March 4th 2013
Capital Bomet
Government
 • Governor Isaac Ruto
Area
 • Total 1,997.9 km2 (771.4 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 730,129 [1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Website bometgovernment.com

Bomet County is a county in the former Rift Valley Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Bomet. The county has a population of 730,129 (2009 census)[2] and an area of 1,997.9 km².

Local Authorities/Constituencies[edit]

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Bomet Municipality 42,024 4,426
Bomet County County 340,770 244
Total - 382,794 4,670
* 1999 census. Source: [1]
Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban pop.* Headquarters
Bomet Central 120,759 3,978 Bomet
Longisa 75,550 227 Longisa
Ndanai 37,910 0 Ndanai
Sigor 43,583 0 Sigor
Siongiroi 61,116 0
Sotik 41,609 0
Tinet Forest 2,234 0
Total 382,794 4,205 -
* 1999 census. Sources: [2], [3],

The county has three electoral constituencies:

Services/Urbanisation[edit]

Stats for Bomet County
County
Stats for the County (Percent)
Urbanisation
13.8
Literacy
63.8
Attending School (15-18 Yrs)
88.6
Paved Roads
5.4
Good Roads
39.6
Electricity Access
4.3
Poverty Rate
46.5

Stats for the County

Source: USAid Kenya

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Coordinates: 0°48′00″S 35°14′00″E / 0.8°S 35.2333°E / -0.8; 35.2333