Makueni County

County Headquarters: Wote

Population

Population: 884,527  (2009 Census)

Social

Kamba is the dominant tribe.

Economic

Commercial agriculture maily cotton and fruit farming is done in the lower parts of the county. Other crops grown are maize, beans, peas, millet, sorgum, sweet potatoes and cassava. Dairy farming is also undertaken both for subsistence and commercial purposes.

Political

The current governor is Prof Kivutha Kibwana.

 

Makueni Constituencies

The county has 6 constituencies:

  • Mbooni
  • Kilome
  • Kaiti
  • Makueni
  • Kibwezi East
  • Kibwezi West