ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS

Under the administration of the County Government, Nakuru County is divided into eleven sub-counties and 55 wards, at the same time in the jurisdiction of the National Government the county curved up in 31 Divisions, 124 Locations and 280 Sub-Locations as listed below:

SUB-COUNTY WARDS DIVISIONS LOCATIONS SUB-LOCATIONS
1.     Nakuru Town East 5

(Biashara, Kivumbini, Flamingo, Menengai and Nakuru East)

Both Nakuru Town East and West Sub-Counties have 3 Divisions.

 

Also 7 Locations combined, As well as 21 Sub-Locations.
2.     Nakuru Town West 6

(Barut, London, Kaptembwa, Kapkures, Rhoda and Shabab)

3.     Njoro 6

(Mau Narok, Mauche, Kihingo, Nesuit, Lare and Njoro)

5 21 45

 

4.     Molo 4

(Mariashoni, Elburgon, Turi and Molo)

4 14 30

 

5.     Gilgil 5

(Gilgil, Elementaita, Mbaruk/Eburu, Malewa West and Murindat)

3 8 24

 

6.     Naivasha 8

(Biashara, Hellsgate, Lakeview, Maai Mahiu, Maeilla, Olkaria, Naivasha East and Viwandani)

3 12 20

 

7.     Kuresoi North 4

(Kiptororo, Nyota, Sirikwa and Kamara)

Both Kuresoi North and South Sub-Counties have 4 Divisions.

 

Also 22 Locations combined, As well as 50 Sub-Locations.
8.     Kuresoi South 4

(Amalo, Keringet, Kiptagich and Tinet)

9.     Rongai 5

(Menengai West, Soin, Visoi, Mosop and Solai)

4 18 37

 

10.  Subukia 3

(Subukia, Weseges and Kabazi)

3 10 24

 

11.  Bahati 5

(Dundori, Kabatini, Kiamaina, Lanet/Umoja and Bahati)

2 12 29
         

 

 

 

 

 

  1. NAKURU TOWN EAST

This sub-county has five wards: Biashara, Kivumbini, Flamingo, Menengai and Nakuru East. The surface area of Nakuru Town East is 97.6 KM2 and the population 177,560.

The area and population of the wards is as indicated in the table below:

WARD AREA IN KM2 POPULATION
1.     Biashara 19.6 40,576
2.     Kivumbini 25.9 23,244
3.     Flamingo 2.6 36,554
4.     Menengai 26.2 37,198
5.     Nakuru East 23.3 39,988
Total 97.6 177,560

          

  1. NAKURU TOWN WEST

This Sub-County has six wards: Barut, London, Kaptembwa, Kapkures, Rhoda and Shabab. The total area of Nakuru East Sub-County is 251 KM2 and the population 172, 013.

The same information per ward is as tabulated below:

WARD AREA IN KM2 POPULATION
1.     Barut 195.5 7, 661
2.     London 20.9 26, 643
3.     Kaptembwa 5.1 79, 480
4.     Kapkures 26 10, 118
5.     Rhonda 1.1 27, 787
6.     Shabab 2.4 20, 323
Total 251 172,013

 

  1. NJORO

This Sub-County has six wards: Mau Narok, Mauche, Kihingo, Nesuit, Lare and Njoro. The area of Njoro Sub-County is 713.3 KM2 while as the population is 208, 359.

The area and the population of the wards are as follows:

WARD AREA IN KM2 POPULATION
1.     Mau Narok 159.3 40,026
2.     Mauche 184.5 38,461
3.     Kihingo 97.64 30,059
4.     Nesuit 75.2 15,238
5.     Lare 72.2 20,180
6.     Njoro 124.46 64,881
Total 713.3 208, 359

 

  1. MOLO

This Sub-County has four wards: Mariashoni, Elburgon, Turi and Molo. Molo Sub-County has a total area of 478.79 KM2 and a population of 140,584.

The following is the area and population per ward:

WARD AREA IN KM2 POPULATION
1.     Mariashoni 345.5 14,070
2.     Elburgon 97.09 49,074
3.     Turi 77.08 28,750
4.     Molo 58.2 48,690
Total 478.79 140,584

 

  1. GILGIL

This Sub-County has five wards: Gilgil, Elementaita, Mbaruk/Eburu, Malewa West and Murindat. Gilgil Sub-County has a total surface area of 1348.4 KM2 and a population of 171,838.

Per ward, the area and population is listed in the table below:

 

WARD AREA IN KM2 POPULATION
1.     Gilgil 84.3 53,780
2.     Elementaita 213.1 31,073
3.     Mbaruk/Eburu 621 37,728
4.     Malewa West 274.1 24,759
5.     Murindat 155.9 24,499
Total 1348.4 171,838

 

  1. NAIVASHA

This Sub-County has eight wards: Biashara, Hellsgate, Lakeview, Maai Mahiu, Maeilla, Olkaria, Naivasha East and Viwandani.

The total area of Naivasha Sub-County is 1, 685.4 KM2, while the population is 253, 224.

The area and population of the wards is as listed in the table below:

WARD AREA IN KM2 POPULATION
1.     Biashara 64 17,728
2.     Hellsgate 91.2 44,297
3.     Lakeview 16.2 22,688
4.     Maai Mahiu 544 33,662
5.     Maeilla 427.8 31,100
6.     Olkaria 345.5 28,738
7.     Naivasha East 90.9 23,594
8.     Viwandani 105.8 51,418
Total 1, 685.4 253, 224

 

  1. KURESOI NORTH

This Sub-County has four wards: Kiptororo, Nyota, Sirikwa and Kamara. The total area and population of this Kuresoi North Sub-County is 559.7 KM2 and 140, 146 respectively.

The area and population per ward is as follows:

WARD AREA IN KM2 POPULATION
1.     Kiptororo 241.6 42,467
2.     Nyota 174.2 44,574
3.     Sirikwa 63.4 19,253
4.     Kamara 80.5 33,851
Total 559.7 140,146

 

  1. KURESOI SOUTH

This Sub-County has four wards: Amalo, Keringet, Kiptagich and Tinet. The total area of Kuresoi South Sub-County is 583 KM2 and the population stands at 130,413.

The area and population of the four wards is as listed below:

WARD AREA IN KM2 POPULATION
1.     Amalo 87.6 23,822
2.     Keringet 163.4 32,931
3.     Kiptagich 114 29,595
4.     Tinet 218 44,068
Total 583 130,413

 

  1. RONGAI

This Sub-County has five wards: Menengai West, Soin, Visoi, Mosop and Solai. Rongai’s total area is 1049.1 KM2 and its population is 147,017.

The area and population of the wards is as highlighted below:

WARD AREA IN KM2 POPULATION
1.     Menengai West 118.7 31,499
2.     Soin 292.5 28,209
3.     Visoi 204.9 35,438
4.     Mosop 197.2 30,556
5.     Solai 235.8 21,315
Total 1049.1 147,017

 

  • SUBUKIA

This Sub-County has three wards: Subukia, Weseges and Kabazi. The sum area of Subukia is 390.71 KM2 and its population is 106, 737.

The area and population of the three Subukia’s wards is as follows:

WARD AREA IN KM2 POPULATION
1.     Subukia 89.11 23,895
2.     Weseges 172.7 38,303
3.     Kabazi 128.9 44,538
Total 390.71 106,737

 

  1. BAHATI

This Sub-County has five wards: Dundori, Kabatini, Kiamaina, Lanet/Umoja and Bahati. The total area of Bahati Sub-County is 375.4 KM2. The Sub-County has a total population of 162, 985.

The area and population of the five wards is as follows:

WARD AREA IN KM2 POPULATION
1.     Dundori 54.9 27,471
2.     Kabatini 62.1 33,473
3.     Kiamaina 52.1 35,412
4.     Lanet/Umoja 50.2 31,646
5.     Bahati 156.1 34,983
Total 375.4 162,985