Vihiga County

County Headquarters: Vihiga

Population

Population: 554,622  (2009 Census)

Social

Luhyia is the dominant tribe.

Economic

Agriculture is the main economic activity. Crops planted include tea, maize, millet, bananas, avocado, papaya, sweet potatoes and cassava. Livestock rearing is also practiced in the county.

Political

The current governor is Moses Akaranga

Vihiga County Constituencies

The county has 5 constituencies:

  • Emuhaya
  • Hamisi
  • Sabatia
  • Vihiga
  • Luanda