Kisumu county, Fishing

Location: Located in Nyanza, it borders Lake Victoria to the West, Siaya, Vihiga and Nandi counties to the North, Kericho County to the East and Homa Bay County to the South.

Area (Km 2): 2,086 Km 2

Kisumu County

  • Kisumu East
  • Kisumu West
  • Kisumu Central
  • Seme
  • Nyando
  • Muhoroni
  • Nyakach

Population: 968,909

Population Density: 465 people per Km 2

Some of the strengths of Kisumu County include:

  • Natural resources as Agricultural land, fisheries, Lake Victoria and water
  • Tourist attractions like Lake Victoria, Impala Park, Kisumu Museum etc
  • Economic activities as Subsistence farming, livestock keeping, fishing, Rice farming-Ahero region, Sugarcane farming and small-scale trading

potential Minerals: Limestone

Primary: Enrolment (45,039)

Secondary: Enrolment (13,257) 

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:15,000


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