Narok County

County Headquarters: Narok

Population

Population: 850,920 (2009 Census)

Social

Masaai is the dominant tribe.

Economic

Tourism is the largest contributor to the county’s economy as it hosts the Maasai Mara National Reserve famously known as the seventh wonder of the world for the annual wildebeest migration. It hosts a number of luxurious hotels, lodges, clubs and camp sites.

Large and medium scale agriculture is practice with some of the best quality Wheat and Barley being grown in the rich farmlands in the county. The county is home to the Mau Forest one of the most important water towers in Kenya and an important source of water and livelihood to the growing pupulation and the Maasa Mara Ecosystem.

Political

The current governor is Samuel Kuntai Tunai

 

Narok County Constituencies

The county has 6 constituencies:

  • Narok North
  • Narok South
  • Narok East
  • Narok West
  • Emurua Dikirr
  • Kilgoris