Wajir County (Somali: Degmada Wajeer, Swahili: Kaunti ya Wajir) is a county in the former North Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Wajir. The county has a population of 720,000 and an area of 55,840.6 km2. The county is bordered to the north by Ethiopia, to the northeast by Mandera County, to the east by Somalia, to the south by Garissa County, to the west by Isiolo County and to the northwest by Marsabit County. The county has six constituencies: eldas, Tarbaj, Wajir North, Wajir West, Wajir East, and Wajir South. List of Wards in Wajir County. Wards in Wajir County.
A cluster of cairns near Wajir are generally ascribed by the local inhabitants to the Madanle, a semi-legendary people of high stature, who are associated with the Somali. A. T. Curle (1933) reported the excavation of two of these large tumuli, finding traces of skeletal remains which crumbled at his touch, as well as earthenware shards and a copper ring. Wajir was attacked by Italian forces in World War II. Wajir is located in an arid area prone to drought. It sits at a latitude and longitude of 01°45′00″N40°03′00″E. (Latitude:1.75000; Longitude:40.05000). The town is served by Wajir Airport, with flights to Nairobi, Galkacyo and Mogadishu.
List of All Wards In Wajir County
Wajir has 6 sub-counties which are further subdivided into 30 wards which we have listed below.
Villages and settlements in Wajir County
Wikipedia Contributors. 2021. “Wajir County.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. September 11, 2021. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wajir_County.
Nyabuto, John. 2018. “List of All Wards in Wajir County.” Victor Matara. Victor Matara. July 15, 2018. https://victormatara.com/list-of-all-wards-in-wajir-county/.
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