Suba District

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Suba District is an administrative district in the Nyanza Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Mbita Point. The district has a population of 155,666 and an area of 1,055 km² [1]. Suba district is named after the Suba people, who inhabit local Rusinga and Mfangano Islands.

The district has two constituencies: Mbita and Gwassi [2]. In line with the new Kenyan constitution, Suba district is now part of Homabay county.

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Mbita Point Town 28,705 6,103
Suba County 126,961 1,792
Total - 155,666 7,895
* 1999 census. Source: [3]
Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban
population*
Population
density
Headquarters
Central 27,574 1,653 90
Gwassi 47,221 0 142
Lambwe 18,366 0 132
Mbita 46,223 5,745 219 Mbita Point
Mfangano 16,282 0 250
Total 155,666 7,398 148 (average)
* 1999 census. Sources: [4], [5],

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Coordinates: 0°20′S 34°12′E / 0.333°S 34.200°E / -0.333; 34.200