Marakwet District is an administrative district in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Kapsowar. The district has a population of 140.629. Local people are predominantly of the Marakwet tribe.
The district was created in 1927 as Elgeyo/Marakwet District. It was split into Marakwet and Keiyo Districts in 1994.
The district has only one local authority, Marakwet county council. Its population is thus same as the district (140,629). The council and district has no population classified as urban (1999 census )..
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The district has two constituencies:
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