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Map of Samburu district in Kenya

Basic information about Samburu
Samburu County is a county in the former Rift Valley Province, Kenya. It covers an area of roughly 21,000 km² (8,000 mi²) in northern Kenya where the Samburu,Turkana and many other tribes live. It stretches north from the Wuaso Ng'iro River to the south of Lake Turkana and also includes Mount Kulal which lies just east of Lake Turkana. Within Samburu County are the towns of Maralal (capital and largest town), Baragoi, Archers Post, South Horr, Wamba and Lodosoit. It also includes the Samburu National Reserve and Buffalo Springs National Reserve, Mount Ng'iro, Ndoro Mountains, Mathews Range (Ol Doinyo Lenkiyo), Kirisia Hills, and Loroki Forest. There is a town named Samburu in Kwale County also in Kenya, but is not related to Samburu County or Samburu people.
Cities, towns & villages in Samburu
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MaralalMaralal is a small hillside market town in northern Kenya, lying east of the Loroghi Plateau within Samburu County. It is the administrative headquarters of the Samburu people. The town has an urban population of 16,281 (1999 census []). The market was pioneered by Somali settlers in the 1920s. Show Maralalon the map
WambaWamba is a small town in Samburu County in central Kenya. It is located south-southwest edge of the Mathews Range, and northwest of the Samburu National Reserve. The northbound Isiolo - Moyale road (A2 road) is about 40 kilometres drives east of Wamba. Wamba town is the headquarters of the Wamba administrative division, which is divided into five locations, Wamba being one of them. The location has a population of 4,051 (1999 census). Wamba forms an electoral ward of the Samburu East Constituency and Samburu County Council. Show Wambaon the map
BaragoiBaragoi is a market town in Kenya, lying north of Maralal and east of the Suguta Valley. It is located in Samburu County. The entire Baragoi division has a population of nearly 20.000 (1999 census) comprising mostly people from the Samburu and Turkana tribes. Show Baragoion the map
South HorrSouth Horr is a settlement in Kenya's Rift Valley Province. Show South Horron the map
LodosoitLodosoit is a settlement in Kenya's Rift Valley Province. Show Lodosoiton the map
KauroKauro is a settlement in Kenya's Rift Valley Province. Show Kauroon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Samburu
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SamburuSamburu County is a county in the former Rift Valley Province, Kenya. It covers an area of roughly 21,000 km² (8,000 mi²) in northern Kenya where the Samburu,Turkana and many other tribes live. It stretches north from the Wuaso Ng'iro River to the south of Lake Turkana and also includes Mount Kulal which lies just east of Lake Turkana. Within Samburu County are the towns of Maralal (capital and largest town), Baragoi, Archers Post, South Horr, Wamba and Lodosoit. There is a town named Samburu in Kwale County also in Kenya, but is not related to Samburu County or Samburu people.Show on map
Different buildings in Samburu
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Samburu National ReserveThe Samburu National Reserve is a game reserve on the banks of the Ewaso Ng'iro river in Kenya. On the other side of the river is the Buffalo Springs National Reserve. The park is 165 km² in size and is situated 350 kilometers from Nairobi. It ranges in altitude from 800 to 1230m above sea level. Geographically, it is located in Samburu County. In the middle of the reserve, the Ewaso Ng'iro flows through doum palm groves and thick riverine forests. It provides water, without which the game in this arid region could not survive.Show on map
Kisima AirportKisima Airport is an airport in Kenya.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Samburu
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Ldoinyo LenkiyioThe Matthews (or Mathews) Range, also known as the Lenkiyio Hills, is a range of mountains in Kenya, Africa.Show on map
Ng’iroMount Ng'iro is a mountain in the north of Kenya overlooking the Suguta Valley, part of the Great Rift Valley, to the west.The mountain is surrounded by desert, but is forested on its upper slopes.It lies in the territory of the Samburu people. The Masula phratry of these people cultivate bees on the mountain, and as bee-keepers claim exclusive rights to the land and water.Show on map