Kakamega County

County Headquarters: Kakamega

Population

Population: 1,660,651 (2009 Census)

Social

Luhyia is the dominant tribe.

Economic

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.

Political

The current governor is Wycliffe Oparanya (ODM)

 

Kakamega County Constituencies

The county has 9 constituencies:

  • Malava
  • Lurambi
  • Shinyalu
  • Ikolomani
  • Khwisero
  • Butere
  • Matungu
  • Mumias
  • Lugari