Thika District is an administrative district in the Central Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Thika. The district is adjacent to the northeastern border of Nairobi. The district has a population of 645.713 .
The district is predominantly rural, but its urban population is soaring as Nairobi is growing rapidly. Kikuyu are the dominant tribe in the district.
|Local authorities (councils)|
|* 1999 census. Source: |
|Kamwangi (Gatundu north)||99,460||0||Kamwangi|
|* 1999 census. Sources: , ,|
The district has four constituencies:
- Gatanga Constituency (consists of Gatanga and Kakuzi divisions)
- Gatundu South Constituency
- Gatundu North Constituency
- Juja Constituency