County Overview

Location: Located in Rift-Valley, it borders Turkana and Samburu Counties to the North, Laikipia County to the East, Nakuru County to the South and Kericho, Nandi, Uasin Gishu, Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot Counties to the West.

Area (Km 2): 11,015 Km 2  

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Baringo north
Baringo central
Baringo south
Eldama ravine



As of 2009 Census


Surface Area

As of 2016


Share of Urban Population

As of 2009 Census


Population Density

As of 2009 Census


Poverty Rate

As of 2016

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Some Strengths of Baringo County include:

   • Natural resources as arable land, forests, wildlife, seasonal rivers, lakes, geyseys and hot springs

   • Tourist Attractions as Lakes Baringo and Bogorio, Ol Kokwe Island, Ruko Conservancy, Escarpments

   • Main Economic Activities include pastoralism, bee keeping, mixed farming, sand harvesting

Potential Minerals: diatomite, carbon dioxide, fluorite, trona, vermiculite  

Number of Institutions (2005): Primary (349), Secondary (34)

Primary (2002): Enrolment (73,933)

Secondary (2002): Enrolment (31,435)  

Health Facilities: 89
Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:278,000  

County Financial Information

County Fees and Charges

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County Revenue Law Status

Legislation Status
County Trade Licensing Bill Government Printers
County Property Rating Bill Government Printers
County Revenue Administration Bill Government Printers
County Public Participation Act Enacted
Agricultural Produce Cess Bill Completed the public participation.
Revenue Bill Status for Counties as at 15th May, 2017. Source: Commission for Revenue Allocation.

Baringo County Events

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