County Headquarters: Kakamega
Population: 1,660,651 (2009 Census)
Luhyia is the dominant tribe.
Agriculture is the backbone of Kakamega’s economy with Sugarcane as the main crop. Other crops grown include: maize,beans,cassava,finger millet,sweet potatoes,bananas,tomatoes,tea and sorghum.
The current governor is Wycliffe Oparanya (ODM)
Kakamega County Constituencies
The county has 9 constituencies: