County Headquarters: Wote
Population: 884,527 (2009 Census)
Kamba is the dominant tribe.
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.
The current governor is Prof Kivutha Kibwana.
The county has 6 constituencies:
- Kibwezi East
- Kibwezi West