Marsabit County

County Headquarters: Marsabit


Population: 291,166  (2009 Census)


Close to 40% of the people living in Marsabit County are Christians, 32% are Muslims, while 28% adhere to other religions.



The main economic activity in Marsabit County is Pastrolism. The community greatly values the camel as it is their main source of food – meat and a mixture of milk and blood.


The current governor is Ukur Yatani


Marsabit Constituencies

The county has 4 constituencies:

  • Moyale
  • North Horr
  • Saku
  • Laisamis