Marsabit County

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Not to be confused with Marsabit.
Marsabit County
County
Marsabit Landscape
Marsabit Landscape
Location of Marsabit County (Green)
Location of Marsabit County (Green)
Country  Kenya
Formed March 4th 2013
Capital Marsabit
Government
 • Governor Ukur Yatani
Area
 • Total 66,923.1 km2 (25,839.2 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 291,166 [1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Marsabit County is a county of Kenya. Its capital is Marsabit and its largest town Moyale. The county has a population of 291,166.[2]

Geography[edit]

The county is located in northern Kenya. It borders the eastern shore of Lake Turkana.

Subdivisions[edit]

Marsabit County has only one local authority, Marsabit county council. The county is divided into six administrative divisions:

Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban pop.* Headquarters
Central 25,100 10,619 Marsabit
Gadamoji 12,345 0
Laisamis 24,011 2,817 Laisamis
Loiyangalani 16,965 1,054
Maikona 19,518 0 Maikona
North Horr 23,539 2,343 North Horr
Total 121,478 16,833 -
* 1999 census. Sources: [1], [2],

The county has three constituencies:

.Moyale Constituency

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Coordinates: 2°19′N 37°58′E / 2.317°N 37.967°E / 2.317; 37.967