County Overview

Located in North Eastern Kenya, it borders Somalia to the East, Wajir and Isiolo to the North, Tana River to the West and Lamu to the South.

  

Area: 44,175 KM2

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Garissa township
Balambala
Lagdera
Dadaab
Fafi
Ijara

623,060

Population

As of 2009 Census

44,175km2

Surface Area

As of 2016

23.5%

Share of Urban Population

As of 2009 Census

14

Population Density

As of 2009 Census

49.2%

Poverty Rate

As of 2016

No data

Some strengths of Garissa County include: 

• Natural resources as livestock, river, pasture, wildlife, land, solar and wind energy, mineral resources, medicinal plants

• Tourist attractions as Giraffe Sanctuary, Arawale & Boni National Reserves.

• Main Economic Activities as Livestock Keeping and Trading, Bee-keeping, Sand Harvesting

 

Potential Minerals: Gypsum

Number of Institutions: Primary (47), Secondary (9)

Health Facilities: 28; Hospitals (1), Dispensaries (17), Health Centers (4), Clinics (6), Nursing Homes (3), Others (1)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:52,000

County Financial Information

County Fees and Charges

No Matching Results

County Revenue Law Status

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