Homa Bay County

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Homa Bay County
County
Location of Homa Bay County (Green)
Location of Homa Bay County (Green)
Country  Kenya
Founded March 4th 2013
Capital Homa Bay
Government
 • Governor Cyprian Awiti
Area
 • Total 3,154.7 km2 (1,218.0 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 963,794 [1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Website homabay.go.ke

Homa Bay County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Homa Bay. The county has a population of 963,794 (2009 census) and an area of 3,154.7 km².

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Homa Bay Municipality 55,532 32,174
Homa Bay County County 233,008 1,494
Total - 288,540 33,668
* 1999 census. Source: [1]
Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban pop.* Headquarters
Asego 76,778 29,315 Homa Bay
Ndhiwa 43,231 1,395
Nyarongi 41,300 0
Rangwe 79,263 0 Rangwe
Riana 47,968 0
Total 288,540 30,710 -
* 1999 census. Sources: [2], [3],

The county has two constituencies:

Services and Urbanisation[edit]

Stats for Homa Bay County
County
Stats for the County (Percent)
Urbanisation
14.3
Literacy
73.3
Attending School (15-18 Yrs)
83.2
Paved Roads
4.8
Good Roads
42.9
Electricity Access
3.3
Poverty Rate
44.1

Stats for the County

Source: USAid Kenya

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Coordinates: 0°41′00″S 34°27′00″E / 0.683333°S 34.45°E / -0.683333; 34.45