Counties

Nandi

kenyan runners Nandi county

Location: Located in Rift Valley, it borders Uasin Gishu County to the North, Kakamega and Vihiga Counties to the West, Kisumu County to the South, Kericho County to the South-East and Baringo County to the East.

Area (Km 2): 2,884  Km 2

Nandi County

  • Tinderet
  • Aldai
  • Nandi Hills
  • Emgwen North
  • Emgwen South
  • Mosop

Population: 752,965

Population Density: 261 people per Km 2

Some Strengths of Nandi County include:

  • Natural resources as Arable land, Forest, Livestock, Pasture, Water, Medicinal Plants
  • Tourist Attractions as Bonjoge Game Reserve, Chepkiit Waterfalls, Kingwai Swamp, Sports-Athletics (Home of Champions) , Koitalel Arap Samoei museum in Nandi Hills town
  • Main Economic Activities include Tea, Coffee, Sugarcane, Pyrethrum, Dairy Farming, large scale farming of maize and Sports(athletics)

potential Minerals: Gold, Silica, Limestone, Iron ore, Talc, Muscovite

Number of Institutions: Primary (443), Secondary (80)

Health Facilities: 57; Hospitals (3), Dispensaries (45), Health Centres (9)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:94,000

 

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