Counties

Nyeri

Nyeri county, Treetops

Location: Located in central Kenya, it borders Kirinyaga and Meru to the East, Laikipia to the North, Nyandarua to the west and Muranga to the South.

Area (Km 2): 3,337 Km 2

Nyeri County

  • Tetu
  • Kieni
  • Mathira
  • Othaya
  • Mukurwe-ini
  • Nyeri Town

Population: 693,558

Population Density: 208 people per Km 2

Some Strengths of Nyeri County include:

  • Natural resources as forests, wildlife, minerals (stone, sand, Kaolin), livestock, pasture, water, medicinal plants
  • Tourist Attractions as Mt. Kenya, Mt. Kenya National Park, Aberdare National Park
  • Main Economic Activities include tea coffee, dairy farming, milk processing farms, maize millers, agriculture such maize, potatoes, cabbage etc. ballast mining

Universities: Kimathi University College, Kenya Methodist University Nyeri Campus, Kenyatta University Nyeri Campus, Moi University campus in Kagochi and Moi University campus in Karatina town

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:5,000

Notable Hospitals: Outspan Hospital

 

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