Maragua District

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Maragua District was a former district of Kenya, located in the defunct Central Province. Its capital was the town of Maragua. In 1999, Maragua District had a population of 387,969 and an area of 868 km² [1]. Maragua district was created in September 1996, when it was split from Muranga District.

In 2010, Maragua District was merged into Muranga County.

District subdivisions[edit]

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Maragua Town 39,697 30,433
Kandara Town 28,840 840
Makuyu Town 53,223 176
Maragua County County 278,522 4,932
Total - 387,969 10,234
* 1999 census. Source: [2]
Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban pop.* Headquarters
Kandara 157,454 1,883 Kandara
Kigumo 78,678 1,568 Kigumo
Makuyu 58,273 1,597 Makuyu
Maragua 93,564 3,300 Maragua
Total 387,969 8,348 -
* 1999 census. Sources: [3], [4],

Electoral constituencies[edit]

The district had three constituencies:

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 0°48′S 37°08′E / 0.800°S 37.133°E / -0.800; 37.133