This article highlights the various kilifi county sub counties as presently constituted.
To start with, there are 7 sub counties in Kilifi County as follows;
Malindi sub county
Malindi borders the world famous Tsavo East national park and comprises of Jilore , Kakuyuni , Ganda, Malindi Town, and Sheila Wards.
In terms of administration and geographical coverage, Malindi is the largest sub county in the whole county.
Kilifi north sub county
Sokoni, Kibarani, Dabaso, Matsangoni, Watamu, and Mnarani are all in Kilifi north sub county.
Magarini sub county
Magarini brings together Marafa , Magarini , Gongoni , Adu , Garashi , and Sabaki wards/zones
Kaloleni sub county
Mombasa Technical Training Institute is domiciled in Kaloleni sub county.
Mariakani , Kayafungo , Kaloleni , and Mwanamwinga Wards make up Kaloleni sub county.
Kilifi south sub county
Junju , Mwarakaya , Shimo la Tewa , Chasimba, and Mtepeni are the wards making up Kilifi south sub county.
Rabai sub county
This is the smallest sub county in terms of the area occupied in Km2.
The four Assembly Wards here are Mwawesa, Kambe/Ribe, Ruruma, and Rabai Kisurutini.
The main inhabitants are wa Rabai, wa Ribe, wa Kambe, wa Giriama, Kambas and several other upcountry Kenyan tribes.
Ganze sub county
Ganze Ward (where Ganze town is), Bamba, Jaribuni, and Sokoke Ward are the 4 wards making up Ganze sub county.
Kilifi county map and other details
Kilify county has a total of seventeen (17) divisions, fifty-four (54) locations, and 175 sub-locations as you can see from the map.
Kilifi county sub counties : Frequently asked questions
How many sub counties are in Kilifi County?
At the moment, there are seven sub counties in Kilifi county. They are:
- Ganze sub county
- Rabai sub county
- Malindi sub county
- Kaloleni sub county
- Magarini sub county
- Kilifi north sub county
- Kilifi south sub county
If you look at the Kilifi county map, you will realize that the boundaries of the above Kilifi county sub counties follow the former divisions in Kilifi sub county.
How many constituencies are there in Kilifi County?
There are 7 constituencies in Kilifi county: Ganze, Rabai , Malindi, Kaloleni , Magarini , Kilifi north , and Kilifi south constituencies.
How many wards are in Kilifi County?
There are 34 wards in the entire Kilifi county. They are distributed as follows:
Ganze sub county – 4 wards
Rabai sub county – 4 wards
Malindi sub county- 5 wards
Kaloleni sub county-4 wards
Magarini sub county-6 wards
Kilifi north sub county-7 wards
Kilifi south sub county-5 wards
What is the population of Kilifi County?
As per the 2009 census, Kilifi county has about 1,109,735 inhabitants.