Wote

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Wote
Town
Street in Wote, 2016
Street in Wote, 2016
Country Kenya
CountyMakueni County
Government
 • TypeCounty Government
 • GovernorHE. Prof. Kivutha Kibwana
 • SenatorMutula Kilonzo jrn.
Elevation
1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population
(1999 Census)[1]
 • Town56,419
 • Urban
5,542

Wote is a town in Kenya. It is the capital of Makueni County in the former Eastern Province. It forms a town council with a population of 56,419, of whom 5,542 are classified urban (1999 census [2]).

Wote town has six wards: Kako, Kaumoni, Kikumini, Muvau, Nziu and Wote. Most of them are located in Makueni Constituency, but Kako ward belongs to Mbooni Constituency and Kaumoni ward to Kaiti Constituency .[3] Wote is also headquarters of Wote division of Makueni District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kenya National Bureau of Statistics: Population of local authorities
  2. ^ Kenya National Bureau of Statistics: Population of local authorities
  3. ^ Electoral Commission of Kenya: Registration centres by electoral area and constituency

Coordinates: 1°47′S 37°38′E / 1.783°S 37.633°E / -1.783; 37.633