Brick Construction In Samburu
Location of Samburu County (Green)
March 4th 2013
Governor Moses Kasaine
2 (7,792.5 sq mi)
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Samburu County is a county in the former Rift Valley Province, Kenya. It covers an area of roughly 21,000 km² (8,000 mi²) in northern Kenya where the Samburu tribe live. It stretches north from the Wuaso Ng'iro River to the south of Lake Turkana and also includes Mount Kulal which lies just east of Lake Turkana.
Within Samburu County are the towns of
Maralal (capital and largest town), [2 ] Baragoi, Archers Post, South Horr, Wamba and Lodosoit.
It also includes the
Samburu National Reserve and Buffalo Springs National Reserve, Mount Ng'iro, Ndoro Mountains, Mathews Range (Ol Doinyo Lenkiyo), Kirisia Hills, and Loroki Forest.
There is a town named
Samburu in Kwale County also in Kenya, but is not related to Samburu County or Samburu people.
County subdivisions [ edit ]
The county has three constituencies:
Samburu East Constituency,samburu central and Samburu North Constituency.The headquarters of samburu central is maralal,samburu north is baragoi and headquarters for samburu east is wamba.There has been controversy about the headquarters of samburu east.Some schools of thought proposed Archers post a rapidly growing town while others proposed wamba town a less growing town.Still many think archers post was the ideal headquarters were it not for irrational politics.....
Local authorities (councils)
* 1999 census. Source: 
suguta mar mar
* 1999 census. Sources: 
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Coordinates: 1°10′N 36°40′E / 1.167°N 36.667°E