Thika District is a former administrative district in the Central Province of Kenya. Its capital town was Thika. The district was adjacent to the northeastern border of Nairobi. The district had a population of 645.713 .
In 2010, the district was eliminated and absorbed into Kiambu County.
The district is predominantly rural, but its urban population is soaring as Nairobi is growing rapidly. Kikuyu are the dominant tribe in the district.
|Local authorities (councils)|
|* 1999 census. Source: |
|Kamwangi (Gatundu north)||99,460||0||Kamwangi|
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The district has four constituencies:
- Gatanga Constituency (consists of Gatanga and Kakuzi divisions)
- Gatundu South Constituency
- Gatundu North Constituency
- Juja Constituency