Mandera County

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Mandera County
Flag of Mandera County
Flag
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
FormedMarch 4, 2013
Capital and largest townMandera
Other townsEl Wak
Government
 • GovernorAli Roba
Area
 • Total25,797.7 km2 (9,960.5 sq mi)
Population
(2009)[1]
 • Total1,025,756
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
Websitewww.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)[1] 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:[2]
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 26,391 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:[3]

Electoral constituencies[edit]

The county has six constituencies:

Villages and settlements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kenya Census 2009 - Census - Kenya". Scribd.
  2. ^ http://treasury.go.ke/cbs.go.ke/pdf/authority.pdf[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-23.

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