Kisii County

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Not to be confused with Kisii, Kenya.
Kisii County
County
Location of Kisii County (Green)
Location of Kisii County (Green)
Country  Kenya
Formed March 4th 2013
Capital Kisii
Government
 • Governor James Ongwae
Area
 • Total 1,317.9 km2 (508.8 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 1,152,282 [1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Website kisii.go.ke

Kisii County is a county in the former Nyanza Province in southwestern Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Kisii. The county is inhabited mostly by the Gusii people.

Subdivisions[edit]

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Kisii Municipality 183,000 83,000
Keroka Town 44,861 3,720
Masimba Township 40,218 1,666
Suneka Township 43,908 4,217
Gusii County 303,551 0
* 1999 and current 2009 census. Source: [1]
Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban pop.* Headquarters
Keumbu 109,837 8,843 Keumbu
Kisii Town 183,000 83,000 Kisii
Marani 89,215 0 Marani
Masaba 105,926 908 Masimba
Mosocho 63,247 0 Nyakoe
Suneka 86,030 3,723 Suneka
* 1999 and current 2009 census. Sources: [2], [3],

The county has four electoral constituencies:

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Coordinates: 0°40′00″S 34°45′00″E / 0.666667°S 34.75°E / -0.666667; 34.75