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Homa Bay County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Homa Bay. The county has a population of 963,794 (2009 census) and an area of 3,154.7 km².
Cities, towns & villages in Homa Bay
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MbitaMbita Point is a rural community in the former province of Nyanza, Kenya, currently in Homa Bay County, on the shores of Lake Victoria. It is home to the Thomas Odhiambo campus of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE). A public primary school formerly international and a clinic are hosted by the centre. Mbita has several other primary schools as well as secondary schools. A small sub-district hospital is in the town. The main district hospital is in the neighbouring town of Sindo, 17 km away. Mbita has had water and electricity since 2005. Mbita Point has an urban population of 6100, but the population grows rapidly due to urbanization, new technologies like cell phone coverage and internet connection through cyber cafes, electrification, trade and education. Th Show Mbitaon the map
Kendu BayKendu Bay is a bay and town in Kenya. The area is the part of Rachuonyo North District in Homa Bay County. It is located on the shore of Lake Victoria along Katito-Homa-Bay road. It is the headquarters of the district. Kisumu, the largest urban centre in Kenya's western region, is located 40 kilometres north of Kendu Bay, but the route to Kisumu, which goes via Ahero, is much longer as it circumvents Winam Gulf in between kisumu- Ahero- Katito- Kendu Bay is 70 km from Kisumu town. Kendu Bay is also linked by a road to Homa Bay, located 30 kilometres southwest. \n* Posho mill at the bay \n* \n* Show Kendu Bayon the map
NyawitaNyawita is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. It is located within Kisumu District, Winam Division. Nyawita is a sub-location that was once famous for being an economic hub for traders in the region; an activity that has since declined owing to many factors such as lack of a well established public transportation system to and from the settlement, among others. It now remains mainly a residential area with scattered shopping kiosks which its residents depend on daily. Show Nyawitaon the map
OyugisOyugis is a small town in Kenya. It is the commercial and financial centre of Rachuonyo Sub-County in Homa Bay County of the former Nyanza Province. Though small in comparison to neighbouring Kisii, Oyugis has recently registered fast growth especially since the creation of the district and increased use of the town by NGOs operating in the area and the Sondu Miriu hydroelectric power station. Show Oyugison the map
Homa BayHoma Bay is a bay and town on the south shore of Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria, in western Kenya. It lies near Mount Homa (in the Luo language Got Marahuma or God Uma [\"famous mountain\"]) and Ruma National Park, the latter noted for Jackson's hartebeests and roan antelope (the government has also released reticulated giraffes into the park). Show Homa Bayon the map
Homa Lime KowuorHoma Lime Kowuor is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Homa Lime Kowuoron the map
Andiwo’s VillageAndiwo's Village is a settlement in Kenya's Homa Bay County. Show Andiwo’s Villageon the map
Akelo’s VillageAkelo's Village is a settlement in Kenya's Homa Bay County. Show Akelo’s Villageon the map
Awach TendeAwach Tende is a settlement in Kenya's Homa Bay County. Show Awach Tendeon the map
NyowitaNyowita is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Nyowitaon the map
KabondoKabondo is a settlement in Kenya's Homa Bay County. Show Kabondoon the map
MaruchaMarucha is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Maruchaon the map
MarindeMarinde is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Marindeon the map
MagungaMagunga is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Magungaon the map
NdhiwaNdhiwa is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Ndhiwaon the map
LwalaLwala is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Lwalaon the map
AwinoAwino is a settlement in Kenya's Homa Bay County. Show Awinoon the map
Nyenga Show Nyengaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Homa Bay
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Suba DistrictSuba District was an administrative district in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya. Its capital town was Mbita Point. The district had a population of 155,666 and an area of 1,055 km² . Suba district was named after the Suba people, who inhabit local Rusinga and Mfangano Islands. The district had two constituencies: Mbita Constituency and Gwassi . In line with the new Kenyan constitution of 2010, Suba district is now part of Homa Bay County.Show on map
Rachuonyo DistrictRachuonyo District was an administrative district in the Nyanza Province of Kenya. Its capital town was Kosele, and previously, Oyugis. The district had a population of 307,126 (1999 census) and an area of 945 km² . The district had two constituencies, Kasipul Kabondo and Karachuonyo, which have been part of Homa Bay County since 2010.Show on map
Homa Bay(Not to be confused with Homa Bay.) Homa Bay County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Homa Bay. The county has a population of 963,794 (2009 census) and an area of 3,154.7 km². Homa Bay County boasts of Lake Victoria as a major source of livelihood.Show on map
Different buildings in Homa Bay
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Homa Bay AirportHoma Bay Airport (ICAO: HKHB), also known as Kabunde Airstrip, is an airport located 6 km (3.7 mi) from the town of Homa Bay in Homa Bay County, Kenya. It was modernised in 2015 and received its first commercial flights in January 2016.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Homa Bay
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MirogiMirogi is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Homa Bay
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Mfangano IslandMfangano Island lies in the eastern part of Lake Victoria, at the mouth of the Winam Gulf. Part of Kenya, it lies west of Rusinga Island. The island is 65 km² in area and rises to 1,694 m at Mount Kwitutu. It had a population of 16,282 at the 1999 census. Administratively, Mfangano is part of Homa Bay County. Many more is still yet to be experienced in the region with the improving tourism rate boosted by the establishment of the Abasuba Community Peace Museum in October 2009.Show on map
Pyramid Island(For the island in Nevada, see Pyramid Island (Nevada). For one of the South Shetland Islands, see Pyramid Island, South Shetland Islands.) Pyramid Island is a Kenyan island whose westernmost point is used to demarcate the border between Kenya and Uganda just north of the 1st degree south parallel in Lake Victoria. It is located close to two adjacent islands, Migingo Island and Usingo Island. Pyramid and Usingo are steep and uninhabitable (The New Vision of 21 April 2009). The Kenya - Uganda border was delineated by order of the Kenya Colony and Protectorate (Boundaries Order in Council 1926. Excerpts of the same document can be downloaded in pdf format from the US Department of State Library at .Show on map
Rusinga IslandRusinga Island, with an elongated shape approximately 10 miles (16 km) from end to end and 3 miles (5 km) at its widest point, lies in the eastern part of Lake Victoria at the mouth of the Winam Gulf. Part of Kenya, it is linked to Mbita Point on the mainland by a causeway.Show on map
Migingo IslandMigingo is a tiny 2,000-square-metre (0.49-acre; 0.20-hectare) island, about half the size of a football pitch, in Lake Victoria.Show on map