Bomet County

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Bomet County
County
Flag of Bomet County
Flag
Coat of arms of Bomet County
Coat of arms
Location of Bomet County (Green)
Location of Bomet County (Green)
Country  Kenya
Formed March 4th 2013
Capital Bomet
Government
 • Governor Isaac Plogom Ruto
Area
 • Total 1,997.9 km2 (771.4 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 730,129 [1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Website bomet.go.ke

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