Nyamira County

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Not to be confused with Nyamira.
Nyamira County
County
Location of Nyamira County (Green)
Location of Nyamira County (Green)
Country  Kenya
Formed March 4th 2013
Capital Nyamira
Government
 • Governor John Nyangarama
Area
 • Total 912.5 km2 (352.3 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 598,252 [1]
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Nyamira County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya. It was formerly part of Kisii County when Kisii County was a district, and is sometimes called North Kisii County. The county has a population of 598,252 [2] (2009 census). Its capital and largest town is Nyamira, with an urban population of around 41,668 (2009 census).[3]

County subdivisions[edit]

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Nyamira Town 65,633 9,971
Nyansiongo Town 35,413 3,692
Nyamira county County 397,056 0
Total - 498,102 13,663
* 1999 census. Source: [1]
Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban pop.* Headquarters
Borabu 58,079 3,241 Nyansiongo
Ekerenyo 133,967 0
Manga 75,996 0 Manga
Nyamira 133,920 9,559 Nyamira
Rigoma 96,140 3,395
Total 498,102 16,195 -
* 1999 census. Sources: [2], [3],

The county has the following constituencies:

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Coordinates: 0°45′S 35°00′E / 0.750°S 35.000°E / -0.750; 35.000