Mandera County

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Not to be confused with Mandera.
Mandera County
County
Coat of arms of Mandera County
Coat of arms
Location of Mandera County in Kenya
Location of Mandera County in Kenya
Coordinates: 3°25′00″N 40°40′00″E / 3.41667°N 40.6667°E / 3.41667; 40.6667Coordinates: 3°25′00″N 40°40′00″E / 3.41667°N 40.6667°E / 3.41667; 40.6667
Country  Kenya
Formed March 4, 2013
Capital and largest town Mandera
Other towns El Wak
Government
 • Governor Ali Roba
Area
 • Total 25,797.7 km2 (9,960.5 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 1,025,756
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
Website www.mandera.go.ke

Mandera County is a county in the former North Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Mandera. The county has a population of 1,025,756 (2009 census)[2] and an area of 25,797.7 km².

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Mandera Town 39,697 30,433
Mandera County County 210,675 22,505
Total - 250,372 52,938
* 1999 census. Source:[3]
Administrative divisions
Division Population* Pop. density* Area (km²) Headquarters
Ashabito 33,034 7 x Rhamu
Banisa 38,411 27 x Banissa
Central 43,916 437 x Mandera
Dandu 16,534 8 x Takaba
El Wak 16,391 26 x El Wak
Fino 7,910 4 x Lafey
Hareri 5,468 5 x Mandera
Khalalio 7,948 16 x Mandera
Kotulo 12,955 5 x Elwak
Lafey 7,865 9 x Lafey
Libehia 2,992 4 x Mandera
Malkamari 12,498 7 x Mandera
Rahamu Dimtu 7,371 8 x Rhamu
Rhamu 10,818 75 x Rhamu
Shimbir Fatuma 5,179 3 x Elwak
Takaba 9,668 3 x Takaba
Warankara 3,042 3 x Lafey
Wargadud 8,372 8 x Elwak
Sala 4,322 5 x Lafey
Kiliweri 7,572 9 x Banisa
Total 250,372 9 (average) x -
* 1999 census. Sources:[4]

Electoral constituencies[edit]

The county has six constituencies:

Villages and settlements[edit]

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