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Basic information about Migori
Migori County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of southwestern Kenya. Migori County is located in Western Kenya and borders Homa Bay to the North, Kisii to the North East, Narok to the East and South East, Tanzania to the South and South West and Lake Victoria to the West.The capital is Migori town which is also its largest town. The county has a population of 917,170. Migori County is perhaps the most diverse in Nyanza after Kisumu. The inhabitants include Suba-Luos, Luos, Kuria, Kisiis, Luhya, Somalis, a small pockets of Indians, Arabs, and Nubians. Migori town serves as in important link between Kenya and Tanzania and the second most viable commercial center in Luo-Nyanza after Kisumu. Other major towns in Migori county include Kehanncha and Isebania in Kuria District. With the nationwide creation of new districts in 2007, Migori was split into Rongo (North) and Migori (South) districts. The headquarters of Migori County remain in Migori, and those of Rongo District moved to Rongo town. The split occurs between Suba and Uriri Division. The Population density is 353 PER SQ. km and 43% of the population live below the poverty line. Age Distribution was 0–14 years 49%, 15–64 years 48% and over 65 years 3%. Geography
Cities, towns & villages in Migori
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MigoriMigori is a town and the capital of Migori County, Kenya. The town is located 63 km south of Kisii and 22 km north of the Tanzanian border. The town has an urban population of 31,644 and total population of 46,576 (1999 census ). Migori is connected by road to the Masai Mara national park, but the road is in poor condition. Migori town is immediately after Awendo, (where the Sony Sugar Company is situated), Oyani, Stella and Kakrao areas.The road to Isebania is well tarmacked from Kakrao to Mwanza in Tanzania. The road connecting Migori town to Masara is also currently tarmacked. Show Migorion the map
KarunguKarungu (Karunga) is a village in Kenya on the shore above Lake Victoria, near the frontier with Tanzania. Administratively it is in Karungu Location, Karungu Division, Migori County. Show Karunguon the map
NyamugaNyamuga is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Nyamugaon the map
NyabasiNyabasi is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Nyabasion the map
MohoruMehuru is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Mohoruon the map
JalenyJaleny is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Jalenyon the map
DiangaDianga is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Diangaon the map
KabolaKabola is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Kabolaon the map
AyugisAyugis is a settlement in Kenya's Homa Bay County. Show Ayugison the map
AnekoAneko is a settlement in Kenya's Migori County. Show Anekoon the map
Ngiri Show Ngirion the map
States, regions, administrative units in Migori
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MigoriMigori County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of southwestern Kenya. Migori County is located in Western Kenya and borders Homa Bay to the North, Kisii to the North East, Narok to the East and South East, Tanzania to the South and South West and Lake Victoria to the West.The capital is Migori town which is also its largest town. The county has a population of 917,170. Migori County is perhaps the most diverse in Nyanza after Kisumu. The inhabitants include Suba-Luos, Luos, Kuria, Abagusii, Luhya, Somalis, a small pockets of Indians, Arabs, and Nubians. Migori town serves as in important link between Kenya and Tanzania and the second most viable commercial center in Luo-Nyanza after Kisumu. Other major towns in Migori county include Kehanncha and Isebania in Kuria District.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Migori
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Thimlich OhingaThimlich Ohinga is complex of stone-built ruins in Migori county, Western Kenya, in East Africa. It is one of 138 sites containing 521 stone structures that were built around the Lake Victoria region in Kenya. The main enclosure of Thimlich Ohinga has walls that vary from 1.0 to 3 meters in thickness, and 1 to 4.2 meters in height. The structures were built from undressed blocks, rocks, and stonesset in place without mortar. The densely packed stones interlock. The site is believed to be more than 550 years old. The area is occupied the Luo people. 'Thimlich' means \"frightening dense forest\" in Dholuo, the language of the Luo. 'Ohinga' plural 'Ohingni' means \"a large fortress\" in (Dholuo)Show on map