Locations of Kenya
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Locations are a type of administrative region in Kenya. Location are a third level subdivision below Counties and Sub-Counties. Locations are further subdivided into Sub-locations. As of 1999 census there were 2,427 locations and 6,612 sublocations in Kenya.
Each division in Kenya is divided into some locations. Locations do often, but not necessarily, coincide with electoral wards. Locations are usually named after their central villages/towns. Many larger towns consist of several locations.
Each location has a chief, appointed by the state.