County Overview

Located in Eastern, it borders Meru to the North, Kitui to the East and Embu to the South, South-West and West.

Area: 2,639 KM2

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Maara
Chuka/igambang'om
Tharaka

365,330

Population

As of 2009 Census

2,639km2

Surface Area

As of 2016

6.6%

Share of Urban Population

As of 2009 Census

138

Population Density

As of 2009 Census

48.7%

Poverty Rate

As of 2016

No data

 Some Strengths of Tharaka Nithi County include:

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

• Tourist Attractions as Mutejwa National Reserve

• Main Economic Activities include Farming, Pastoralism, Gemstones, Sand, Stone quarry

Potential Minerals: Kaoline

Number of Institutions: Primary (152), Secondary (10)

Health Facilities: 25; Hospitals (1)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:21,000

County Financial Information

County Fees and Charges

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County Revenue Law Status

Legislation Status
County Trade Licensing Act Executive .
County Property Rating Bill Executive .
County Revenue Administration Bill Executive .
County Public Participation Bill Executive .
Finance Bill Executive .
Revenue Bill Status for Counties as at 15th May, 2017. Source: Commission for Revenue Allocation.