Governor: Simon Kachapin Kitalei

General Information

West Pokot County is among the forty seven counties in Kenya under the new dispensation of county governments. The county has a population of 512,690 (2009 census) and an area of 8,418.2 km˛

\nIt is located in the Rift Valley and constitutes 3 constituencies (Kacheliba, Kapenguria and Sigor).

Constituencies

Kapenguria; Sigor; Kacheliba; Pokot South

Economy

    Natural resources
  • Land
  • water
  • wildlife
  • livestock
  • pasture
  • forests
  • minerals
  • medicinal plants
  • solar
  • wind energy
  • Tourist Attractions
  • wildlife
  • scenic sites
  • eco-tourism
  • escarpments
  • Kapenguria Museum
  • Turkwel Hydo-Power Plant
  • Economic Activities
  • Nomadic pastoralism
  • agriculture mining
  • General businesses
  • Potential Minerals
  • Gold
  • Copper
  • Limestone
  • Kyanite
  • Talc
  • Muscovite
  • Iron ore
  • Graphite
  • Garnet

Health

    Health Facilities
  • 31 - District Hospitals (1)
  • Dispensaries (27)
  • Health Centres (3)
  • Doctor to Population Ratio
  • 1
  • Infant Mortality Rates
  • 108 /1000
  • Under Five Mortality Rates
  • 206 /1000
  • Prevalent Diseases
  • Malaria
  • Respiratory Tract Infections
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin Infections Notable Hospitals

Education

    Number of Institutions (2007)
  • Primary (318)
  • Secondary (34)
  • Primary
  • Enrolment (105,452)
  • Teacher to Pupil Ratio
  • 1
  • Secondary
  • Enrolment (9,897)
  • Teacher to Pupil Ratio
  • 1
  • Tertiary
  • Data Not Available
  • Adult Literacy Classes Enrolment
  • Over 1,400

Simon Kachapin Kitalei


Office of the Governor: Fishing

Committees:
    Agriculture and Land
  • Arid and Semi Arid Lands

Titus Lotee


West Pokot County


West Pokot County has MCAs from constituencies

John Krop Lonyang'apuo


Regina Nyeris Changorok


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Name Constituency Party