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Vihiga county

vihiga county

Vihiga County is located in the Western region of Kenya and has its headquarters in Mbale Town. It is occupied by the Maragoli, Banyore, Tiriki and Terik People.

Economic Practises

Agriculture is practiced as a main economic activity in the county


Christianity and Muslims are the main religions in the county.

Vihiga County: Source, Google Maps

Population and Administration

The county has a population of 587,189 people according to the Kenyan 2019 Census results. Vihiga County is divided into five sub-counties. Following the promulgation of the 2010 Kenyan Constitution, H.E. Rev Moses Akaranga was elected as the first Governor of Vihiga County. He was succeeded by H.E Dr. Wilber K. Ottichilo after losing the 2017 elections.