Nyamira County is a county in the former Nyanza Province of Kenya. It was formerly known as Nyamira district separate from Gucha and Kisii districts which were merged in 2013 to form Kisii County. The main cash crops grown are bananas and tea. The county has a population of 605,576 (2019 census). Its capital and largest town is Nyamira, with an urban population of around 41,668 (2009 census). List of Wards in Nyamira County
Physical and Topical Features
County lies between 1,250 m and 2,100 m above the sea level. Permanent rivers include Sondu, Eaka, Kijauri, Kemera, Charachani, Gucha (Kuja), Bisembe, Mogonga, Chirichiro, Ramacha and Egesagane and all of them drain water to lake victoria.
County has a temperature range between 10C – 28.7C and Annual rainfall ranges between 1200 mm-2100 mm per annum. long start December to June in and short rain seasons from June and July to November.
The county has a population of 605,576 of which 290,907 are male, 314,656 are female, and 13 who are intersex. There are 150,669 households spawning an average size of 4.0 persons per household and a population density 675 people per square kilometre.
Administrative and Political Units
There are 5 sub counties, 14 divisions, 46 locations and 114 sub-locations.
- Nyamira North
- Nyamira South
- Masaba North
It has 4 constituencies and 20 county assembly wards,
- West Mugirango constituency
- Kitutu Masaba constituency
- North Mugirango constituency
- Borabu constituency
John Obiero Nyangarama is the Governor serving his last term in office after being elected twice 2013, 2017 and his deputy is Amos Kimwomi Nyaribo. Mogeni Erick Okong’o
is the Senator and has been senator since 2013. Jerusha Mongina Momanyi is the women representative and was elected in 2017 after winning against the Alice Chae who was the first women representative for the county.
For Nyamira County, the County Executive Committee comprises:-
County Executive Committee
|The Deputy Governor
|The County Secretary
|The CEC Members
The county has the following constituencies:
- West Mugirango Constituency
- North Mugirango Constituency
- Kitutu Masaba Constituency
- Borabu Constituency
List of All Wards In Nyamira County
|KITUTU MASABA CONSTITUENCY
|WEST MUGIRANGO CONSTITUENCY
|NORTH MUGIRANGO CONSTITUENCY
County Assembly of Nyamira
P.O Box 590- 40500 Nyamira
Tel: 0701 967 200
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