Governor: Samwel Mbae Ragwa

General Information

Tharaka-Nithi County is one of the 47 counties in Kenya created by the Kenya Constitution 2010. It borders the Counties of Embu to the South and South West, Meru to the North and North East, Kirinyiga and Nyeri to the West and Kitui to the East and South East. The county lies between latitude 000 07' and 000 26' South and between longitudes 370 19' and 370 46' East. The total area of the County is 2,662.1 Km2; including the shared Mt Kenya forest estimated to have 360Km2 in Tharaka Nithi County.


Nithi; Maara; Tharaka


    Natural resources as Arable land, Sand Quarries, Forests, Wildlife


    Health Facilities
  • 25
  • Hospitals (1)
  • Doctor to Population Ratio
  • 1


    Number of Institutions
  • Primary (152)
  • Secondary (10)

Samwel Mbae Ragwa

    Finance, Commerce and Economic Affairs
  • Human Resources, Labour and Social Welfare
  • Arid and Semi Arid Lands

Eliud Mate Muriithi

Tharaka-Nithi County

Tharaka-Nithi County has MCAs from constituencies

Kindiki Githure

Beatrice Nkatha Nyaga

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