Uasin Gishu County is one of the 47 counties of Kenya, located in the Rift Valley. The city of Eldoret is the county's administrative and commercial center.
Uasin Gishu is located on a plateau and has a cool and temperate climate. It borders Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya.
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In 1908, fifty eight families of Afrikaans-speaking South Africans settled in Uashin Gishu plateau. They were followed by sixty more families in 1911 and more later. The town of Eldoret was established in the midst of the farms they created.
 Administrative divisions
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The district has three constituencies:
 External links
- ^ Red strangers: the white tribe of Kenya, ISBN 1-85725-206-3, by Christine Stephanie Nicholls
- ^ next to simat
Coordinates: 0°31′00″N 35°17′00″E / 0.516667°N 35.2833°E