Counties

Nairobi

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Location: Located in Nairobi Province, it borders the following counties: Kiambu to the North West, North and North East, Machakos to the East and South East, Kajiado to the South, South West and West.

Area (Km 2): 695.1 Km 2

Climate/Weather: The temperature ranges from a minimum of 10ーC to a maximum 24ーC. The rainfall amounts range between 500 mm and 1,500 mm per annum.

Road Network: Data Not Available

Nairobi County

  • Westlands
  • Parklands
  • Dagoretti
  • Karen/Langata
  • Kibira
  • Roysambu
  • Kasarani
  • Ruaraka
  • Kariobangi
  • Kayole
  • Embakasi
  • Mihango
  • Nairobi West
  • Makadara
  • Kamukunji
  • Starehe
  • Mathare,

Population: 3,138,369 (Male - 51.1 %, Female - 48.9 %)

Population Density: 4,515 people per Km 2

National Percentage: 8.13 %

Annual Growth Rate: 4.1 %

Age Distribution: 0-14 years (30.3 %), 15-64 years (68.5 %), 65+ years (1.2 %)

Number of Households: 985,016

Key National Monument(s): Jomo Kenyatta Statue, Kimathi Monument, Tom Mboya Statue, Kenya National Museum, Kenya National Archives, President Kenyatta's Mausoleum, Bomb Blast Memorial Park Parliament, Uhuru Gardens

Some Strengths of Nairobi County include:

  • Resources as Wildlife, water, pasture, forests, infrastructure
  • Tourist Attractions as Nairobi National Park, Nairobi National Museum, Uhuru Gardens, Uhuru Park, City Park, Nairobi Arboretum, Kenya National Archives, Karen Blixen Museum, Ostrich Farm, Giraffe centre, Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Prof. Murumbii Peace and Memorial Centre, Karura forest
  • Main Economic Activities include Industrial Production of various Goods in small, Medium and large-scale, Trading, Tourism, Professional Business Services, Commercial Enterprises

Number of Institutions (2007): Primary (1,241), Secondary (335)

Primary: Enrolment (335,056)

Teacher to Pupil Ratio: 1:39 (Public Schools)

Secondary: Enrolment (49,728)

Teacher to Pupil Ratio: 1:15 (Public Schools)

Tertiary: Over 60 (Includes Universities, University Satellite Campuses, Youth Polytechnics, Medical Colleges, Teacher Training Colleges, Technical Colleges, Aviation Colleges, Hospitality Colleges, and Commercial Colleges)

Adult Literacy Classes: Enrolment; Over 4,700 (Nairobi Province)

Health Facilities: 496 - District Hospitals (3), Referral Hospitals (2), Dispensaries (156), Health Centres (71), Medical Clinics (144), Maternity Homes (14), Health Projects (4), Nursing Homes (21), VCT's (39), Others (42)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:23,000

 

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