Governor: Kenneth Makelo Lusaka

General Information

Bungoma County borders the Republic of Uganda to the West, Teso and Busia districts to the South West, Mumias to the South, Trans-Nzoia, Lugari and Kakamega to the North East.

\n\nThe County has an area of 3,032.2 sq. Km and lies between 1,200 and 1,800 meters above sea level and experiences mean temperatures of 23 degrees centigrade. Its latitude stands at 0.57 with the longitude of 34.56. The population of Bungoma is estimated at 1,630,934 (as projected in 2009) of which female constitute 52% while male are 48%. Age percentage distribution stands at; 0-14 years 45.9 %, 15-64 years 51.4 % and over 65 years 2.3%

\n\nThe region has a population density of 453.5 people per sq. Km with a national percentage of 3.6%. Poverty level index stand at 53% while age dependency ration is at 93.8.

\n\nBungoma is divided into nine administrative and political divisions: Bumula, Kanduyi, Kimilili, Sirisia, Kabuchai, Webuye East, Webuye West, Tongaren, and Mt. Elgon which are further divided into 46 political wards and 88 administrative Locations.

Constituencies

Mt. Elgon; Sirisia; Kabuchai; Bumula; Kandunyi; Webuye; Bokoli; Kimilili; Tongaren

Economy

    Natural resources
  • Mt.Elgon
  • Hills
  • Forests
  • River Nzoia
  • River Malakisi
  • Hot springs
  • Chetambe Fort Ruins
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Mt. Elgon National Park
  • Mt. Elgon Forest Reserve
  • Chepkitale Forest
  • Nabuyole
  • Malakisi Falls
  • Sang'alo
  • Musikoma Hills
  • Kabuchai Hills
  • Caves at Kitum,Machingeny and Kiptoro
  • Economic Activities
  • Webuye Pan Paper Mills
  • Nzoia Sugar Factory
  • BAT Malakisi and Mastermind
  • Commercial businesses
  • Farming
  • Sugarcane
  • Livestock
  • Tea
  • Maize

Health

    No data available

Education

    Number of institutions (2007)
  • Primary (804)
  • Secondary (207)
  • Tertiary (40)
  • Primary
  • Total enrollment (400,407)
  • Teacher to Pupil Ratio
  • 1
  • Secondary
  • Total Enrolment (41,310)
  • Teacher to Pupil Ratio
  • 1
  • Tertiary
  • Masinde Muliro University
  • Kibabii TTC
  • Sang`alo Institute
  • Kisiwa Institute
  • Moi University Satellite Campus

Kenneth Makelo Lusaka


Committees:
    Rules and Business
  • Energy, Roads and Transport
  • Agriculture and Lands
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Security
  • Media, Liaison and Communication
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Youth, Sports, Gender and Culture

Hilary Moywo Chongwony


Bungoma County


Bungoma County has MCAs from constituencies

Moses Masika Wetangula


Reginald Nackhumicha Wanyonyi


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