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Basic information about Kisumu
Kisumu County is one of the new devolved counties of Kenya. Its borders follow those of the original Kisumu District, one of the former administrative districts of the former Nyanza Province in western Kenya. Its headquarters is Kisumu City. It has a population of 968,909 (according to the 2009 National Census). The land area of Kisumu County totals 2085.9 km² . Kisumu County's neighbours are Siaya County to the West Vihiga County to the North, Nandi County to the North East and Kericho County to the East. Its neighbour to the South is Nyamira County and Homa Bay County is to the South West. The county has a shoreline on Lake Victoria, occupying northern, western and a part of the southern shores of the Winam Gulf.
Cities, towns & villages in Kisumu
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MasenoMaseno is a town in Kisumu County, Kenya. It is located along Kisumu - Busia highway 20 kilometers northwest of Kisumu, the provincial capital. Another road connects Maseno to Vihiga town, located 15 kilometers east of Maseno. Kombewa is located 10 kilometers west of Maseno. The altitude of Maseno is 1,503 metres or 4,934 feet above sea level. Maseno is the birthplace of Raila Odinga, a Kenyan politician, and Pamela Mboya. Show Masenoon the map
KisumuKisumu is a port city in Kisumu County, Kenya 1,131 m (3,711 ft), with a population of 409,928 (2009 census). It is the third largest city in Kenya, the principal city of western Kenya, the immediate former capital of Nyanza Province and the headquarters of Kisumu County. It has a municipal charter but no city charter. It is the largest city in Nyanza region and second most important city after Kampala in the greater Lake Victoria basin. Show Kisumuon the map
AheroAhero is an agriculture town in Kenya that is part of Kisumu County. It hosts a town council and has an urban population of 7,891 and a total population of 61,556 (1999 census). Ahero is located 20 kilometres east of the county capital, Kisumu. Two major roads meet at Ahero, the B3 road from Nakuru To Kisumu and A1 road from Tanzanian border. The Nyando River flows through central Ahero and helps irrigate its many rice fields. Show Aheroon the map
MuhoroniMuhoroni is a town in Kisumu County, Kenya. Muhoroni hosts a town council. It has an urban population of 13,664 and a total population of 31,148 (1999 census ). Muhoroni has a railway station along the Nairobi-Kisumu Railway. The town is located 50 kilometres east of Kisumu, the county capital. Chemelil, a smaller town, is located 10 kilometres west of Muhoroni. Show Muhoronion the map
KoruKoru is a village in Kisumu County, Kenya. It forms an electoral ward of Muhoroni Constituency and Muhoroni town council. Koru is also a location in the Muhoroni division. Elevation 1540m. Show Koruon the map
Awasithe member of county assembly Awasi/ onjiko is Hon Fanuel Aim,Awasi is a settlement in Kisumu County, Kenya. It is a small center that has grown to become the headquarters of Nyando Sub-county in Kisumu County. The town is also commonly known by the name \"Ladhri\" a luo word meaning someone who always lacks and would rather depend on \"Ladhruok\" or begging for help and looking on others for help. Show Awasion the map
MirieriMirieri is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Mirierion the map
KamugaKamuga is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Kamugaon the map
MutetMutet is a settlement in Kenya's Nyanza Province. Show Muteton the map
States, regions, administrative units in Kisumu
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KisumuKisumu County is one of the new devolved counties of Kenya. Its borders follow those of the original Kisumu District, one of the former administrative districts of the former Nyanza Province in western Kenya. Its headquarters is Kisumu City. It has a population of 968,909 (according to the 2009 National Census). The land area of Kisumu County totals 2085.9 km² .Show on map
Nyando DistrictNyando district was a former district in Kenya which broke away from Kisumu District in Nyanza Province in 1998. Nyando district bordered the Rift Valley Province. The district is named after the Nyando River. Its capital was a small town called Awasi, located 30 kilometres east of the Kisumu. Other towns and villages in the district included Muhoroni, Chemelil, Ahero, Miwani, Koru, Kibigori, and Fort Ternan. In 2010, the district was eliminated and merged into Kisumu County.Show on map
Different buildings in Kisumu
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ChemelilChemelil is a town in Kisumu County, Kenya. It is part of Muhoroni Division. Chemelil has a railway station along the Nairobi-Kisumu Railway between the stations of Kibigori and Muhoroni. The town is located 40 kilometres east of Kisumu, the county capital. Muhoroni, another town, is located 10 kilometres east of Chemelil. Chemelil is home to Chemelil Sugar Company. The latter also owns Chemelil Sugar FC, a football club playing in the Kenyan Premier League. Its home ground is Chemelil Sports Complex.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Kisumu
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Ndere IslandNdere Island is a small island (4.2 km2 or 1.6 sq mi) in Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria in Kenya. It was gazetted as the Ndere Island National Reserve in November 1986 and has since that time been uninhabited. Ndere means \"meeting place\" in Dholuo. According to Luo folklore, early tribal migrants rested up near Ndere after their long journey south up the Nile River Valley. They found the lush shoreline so pleasing that they stayed. Notable fauna associated with the island include African fish eagles, swifts, hippopotamus, and Nile crocodiles. About fifty impalas have been introduced to the island.Show on map