Location in Kenya
|Formed||4 March 2013|
|• Governor||Joseph Ndathi|
|• Total||1,205.4 km2 (465.4 sq mi)|
|• Total||528,054 |
|Time zone||EAT (UTC+3)|
Kirinyaga County is a county in the former Central Province of Kenya. Its capital is Kerugoya/Kutus and its largest town is Wanguru. In 2009, the county had a population of 528,054 and an area of 1,205.4 km².
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In 2007, Kirinyaga District was divided into four new districts:
- Kirinyaga Central with its administrative centre at Kerugoya
- Kirinyaga East with its administrative centre at Kianyaga
- Kirinyaga South with its administrative centre at Wanguru
- Kirinyaga West with its administrative centre at Baricho.
The County Council of Kirinyaga administers all of Kirinyaga County, except the area administered by the Municipal Council of Kerugoya /Kutus and the Town council of Sagana-Kagio.
Kirinyaga District is divided as follows:
|Local authorities (councils)|
|* 1999 census. Source: |
|* 1999 census. Sources: , ,|
The county has four constituencies:
Central Kenya Region
Urbanisation in Central Kenya (Percent)
Urbanisation by County in Central Kenya
Poverty Level in Central Kenya (Percent)
Poverty level by County
- "County Council of Kirinyaga Website". Retrieved 16 August 2012.