Close to Awendo Town, Migori
Location of Migori County (Green)
|Formed||March 4, 2013|
|• Governor||Zachary Obado|
|• Total||2,586.4 km2 (998.6 sq mi)|
|• Total||917,170 |
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Migori County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of southwestern Kenya. Its capital is Migori, its largest town. The county has a population of 917,170. Migori County is perhaps the most diverse in Nyanza after Kisumu. The inhabitants include Suba-Luos, Luos, Kuria, Kisiis, Luhya, Somalis, a small pockets of Indians, Arabs, and Nubians. Migori town serves as in important link between Kenya and Tanzania and the second most viable commercial center in Luo-Nyanza after Kisumu. Other major towns in Migori county include Kehanncha and Isebania in Kuria District.
With the nationwide creation of new districts in 2007, Migori was split into Rongo (North) and Migori (South) districts. The headquarters of Migori County remain in Migori, and those of Rongo District moved to Rongo town. The split occurs between Suba and Uriri Division.
|Local authorities (councils)|
|* 1999 census. Source: |
|* 1999 census. Sources: , |
The county has four constituencies: