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Basic information about Laikipia
Laikipia County is one of the 47 counties of Kenya, located on the Equator in the former Rift Valley Province of the country. The county has two major urban centres: Nanyuki to the southeast, and Nyahururu to the southwest. Its capital is Rumuruti. Economic activity in the county consists mainly of tourism and agriculture, chiefly grain crops, ranching and greenhouse horticulture. The county has a cool, temperate climate with both rainy and dry seasons. The county has three constituencies:
Cities, towns & villages in Laikipia
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NanyukiNanyuki is a market town in Laikipia County of Kenya lying northwest of Mount Kenya along the A2 road and at the terminus of the branch railway from Nairobi. It is situated just north of the Equator (0° 01' North). It was founded in 1907 by British settlers, some of whose descendants still live in and around the town. Nanyuki is currently the main airfield (airbase) of the Kenya Air Force. The British Army also keeps a base at The Nanyuki Show Ground (NSG) from where it conducts yearly desert and jungle training exercises on the mountain and in the arid areas to the north. Show Nanyukion the map
NyahururuNyahururu is a town in Kenya, lying east of Nakuru. It is located in Laikipia County. Despite this, Nyahururu formerly functioned as the administrative capital of Nyandarua County, before it became a county, until the headquarters was shifted to Ol Kalou. There have been calls for a reversal. The town has an urban population of 36,450. The town still remains to be a central economic power of the immediate former district of Nyandarua. For that reason, the town has strong economic ties to the two counties. Show Nyahururuon the map
Naro MoruNaro Moru is a small market town in Nyeri County in central Kenya, lying on the Naro Moru River, between Nyeri and Nanyuki. Its main industry is tourism, as a base for hikers ascending Mount Kenya, to its east. Solio Game Reserve lies near the town. The town was previously the center of the former Kieni East District. The town has an urban population of 2643 (1999 census ). The Naro Moru River flows through the town. Show Naro Moruon the map
MarmanetMarmanet is a town in Kenya's Laikipia County. It is situated approximately 15 kilometres north of Nyahururu on the Nyahururu-Rumuruti Road., and is home to Marmanet Farcmers Co-operative Society, which is one of the largest and oldest farmer's co-operatives in Kenya Show Marmaneton the map
LamuriaLamuria is a settlement in Kenya's Rift Valley Province.Laikipia county Show Lamuriaon the map
GituandagaGituandaga is a settlement in Kenya's Rift Valley Province. Show Gituandagaon the map
KirichuKirichu is a settlement in Kenya's Rift Valley Province. Show Kirichuon the map
Don DolDol Dol is a settlement in Kenya's Rift Valley Province. Show Don Dolon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Laikipia
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LaikipiaLaikipia County is one of the 47 counties of Kenya, located on the Equator in the former Rift Valley Province of the country. The county has two major urban centres: Nanyuki to the southeast, and Nyahururu to the southwest. Its capital is Rumuruti. Economic activity in the county consists mainly of tourism and agriculture, chiefly grain crops, ranching and greenhouse horticulture. The county has a cool, temperate climate with both rainy and dry seasons. The county has three constituencies: \n* Laikipia East Constituency \n* Laikipia West Constituency \n* Laikipia North ConstituencyShow on map
Different buildings in Laikipia
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Solio RanchSolio Ranch or Solio Game Reserve is a privately owned wildlife conservancy located in Kenya's Central Province. The ranch is a fenced, privately owned protected area geared toward rhino conservation. The 17,500-acre reserve, 22 km north of Nyeri Town, plays a major part in the protection and breeding black rhinos in Kenya. The rhino is a member of the ‘Big-Five’, which are a key tourist attraction. Solio Ranch is recognised as one of the most successful private rhino breeding reserves in Kenya. The animals live in harmony with other wildlife, including the buffalo, zebra, giraffe and plains game such as eland, oryx, impala, waterbuck, Thompson's gazelle and warthog. By the end of 2009, Kenya had 635 black rhinos and 353 white rhinos in various conservation areas around the country.Show on map