Sub counties in Kenya : Sub counties in each county

The following is a list of all sub counties in Kenya as distributed across the various counties.

List of all Sub counties in Kenya (per county)

Sub counties in Kenya: Coastal region

Mombasa county -001

  • Likoni sub county
  • Mombasa sub county
  • Nyali sub county
  • Kisauni sub county
  • Changamwe sub county
  • Jomvu sub county

 

Kwale county -002

  • Matuga sub county
  • Kinango sub county
  • LungaLunga sub county
  • Msambweni sub county

 

Kilifi county -003

  • Ganze sub county
  • Rabai sub county
  • Malindi sub county
  • Kaloleni sub county
  • Magarini sub county
  • Kilifi north sub county
  • Kilifi south sub county

Tana River county -004

  • Tana River sub county
  • Tana delta sub county
  • Tana North sub county

Lamu county -005

  • Lamu East sub county
  • Lamu West sub county

Taita Taveta county -006

  • Voi sub county
  • Taita sub county
  • Taveta sub county
  • Mwatate sub county

Sub counties in Kenya: North Eastern region

Garissa county -007

  • Garissa sub county
  • Lagdera sub county
  • Fafi sub county
  • Dadaab sub county
  • Ijara sub county
  • Hulugho sub county
  • Balambala sub county

Wajir county -008

  • Wajir East sub county
  • Wajir North sub county
  • Wajir South sub county
  • Wajir West sub county
  • Eldas sub county
  • Buna sub county
  • Tarbaj sub county
  • Habaswein sub county

Mandera county -009

  • Mandera East sub county
  • Lafey sub county
  • Mandera West sub county
  • Mandera Central sub county
  • Mandera North sub county
  • Banisa sub county
  • Kotulo sub county

Marsabit county -010

  • Marsabit central sub county
  • Marsabit south /Laisamis sub county
  • Sololo sub county
  • North Horr sub county
  • Loyangalani sub county
  • Moyale sub county
  • Marsabit North / Chalbi sub county

Isiolo county -011

  • Garbatulla sub county
  • Isiolo sub county
  • Merti sub county

Sub counties in Kenya: Eastern region

Meru county -012

  • Imenti North sub county
  • Buuri sub county
  • Meru central sub county
  • Imenti south sub county
  • Igembe North sub county
  • Igembe Central sub county
  • Igembe South sub county
  • Tigania east sub county
  • Tigania central sub county
  • Tigania West sub county

Tharaka Nithi county -013

  • Maara sub county
  • Meru south sub county
  • Tharaka North sub county
  • Tharaka South sub county

Embu county -014

  • Embu west sub county
  • Embu East sub county
  • Embu North sub county
  • Mbeere North sub county
  • Mbeere south sub county

Kitui county -015

  • Kitui Central sub county
  • Kisasi sub county
  • Mutitu sub county
  • Nzambani sub county
  • Kitui West sub county
  • Matinyani sub county
  • Mutomo sub county
  • Ikutha sub county
  • Migwani / Mwingi west sub county
  • Mwingi east sub county
  • Mwingi central sub county
  • Mumoni sub county
  • Tseikuru sub county
  • Kyuso sub county
  • Lower Yatta sub county
  • Katulani sub county

Machakos county -016

  • Machakos sub county
  • Athi River sub county
  • Kangundo sub county
  • Matungulu sub county
  • Kathiani sub county
  • Mwala sub county
  • Masinga sub county
  • Yatta sub county

Makueni county -017

  • Kibwezi sub county
  • Makindu sub county
  • Mbooni east sub county
  • Mbooni west sub county
  • Kilungu sub county
  • Mukaa sub county
  • Makueni sub county
  • Kathonzweni sub county
  • Nzaui sub county

Sub counties in Kenya: Central Kenya region

Nyandarua county -018

  • Mirangine sub county
  • Nyandarua west sub county
  • Nyandarua south sub county
  • Kinangop sub county
  • Nyandarua central sub county
  • Kipipiri sub county
  • Nyandarua north sub county

Nyeri county -019

  • Kieni East sub county
  • Nyeri central sub county
  • Nyeri south sub county
  • Mukurweini sub county
  • Mathira East sub county
  • Mathira West sub county
  • Tetu sub county
  • Kieni West sub county

Kirinyaga county -020

  • Kirinyaga west sub county
  • Kirinyaga central sub county
  • Kirinyaga east sub county
  • Mwea west sub county
  • Mwea East sub county

Murang’a county -021

  • Kahuro sub county
  • Kigumo sub county
  • Murang’a east sub county
  • Kandara sub county
  • Kangema sub county
  • Mathioya sub county
  • Gatanga sub county
  • Murang’a south sub county

Kiambu county -022

  • Githunguri sub county
  • Ruiru sub county
  • Juja sub county
  • Limuru sub county
  • Lari sub county
  • Kiambaa sub county
  • Kiambu East sub county
  • Kikuyu sub county
  • Kabete sub county
  • Gatundu South sub county
  • Gatundu North sub county
  • Thika East sub county
  • Thika West sub county

Sub counties in Kenya: Rift valley region

Turkana county -023

  • Turkana central sub county
  • Turkana west sub county
  • Turkana south sub county
  • Turkana east sub county
  • Turkana north sub county
  • Loima sub county
  • Kibish sub county

West Pokot county -024

  • Pokot central sub county
  • Pokot North sub county
  • Kipkomo sub county
  • Pokot South sub county
  • West Pokot sub county

Samburu county -025

  • Samburu central sub county
  • Samburu East sub county
  • Samburu North sub county

Trans Zoia county -026

  • Trans Zoia west sub county
  • Kiminini sub county
  • Kwanza sub county
  • Endebess sub county
  • Trans Zoia east sub county

Uasin Gishu county -027

  • Eldoret west /Turbo sub county
  • Soy sub county
  • Eldoret east /Ainabkoi sub county
  • Moiben sub county
  • Kesses sub county
  • Eldoret south /Wareng (Kapsaret) sub county

Elgeyo Marakwet county -028

  • Keiro North sub county
  • Keiyo South sub county
  • Marakwet West sub county
  • Marakwet East sub county

Nandi county -029

  • Chesumei sub county
  • Nandi central sub county
  • Tinderet sub county
  • Nandi East sub county
  • Nandi south (Aldai) sub county
  • Nandi north sub county

Baringo county -030

  • Marigat sub county
  • Baringo central sub county
  • Pokot East sub county
  • Baringo north sub county
  • Koibatek sub county
  • Mogotio sub county

Laikipia county -031

  • Laikipia North sub county
  • Laikipia West sub county
  • Laikipia Central sub county
  • Laikipia East sub county
  • Nyahururu sub county

Nakuru county -032

  • Naivasha sub county
  • Gilgil sub county
  • Kuresoi south sub county
  • Kuresoi North sub county
  • Molo sub county
  • Subukia sub county
  • Nakuru North sub county
  • Njoro sub county
  • Nakuru East sub county
  • Nakuru west sub county
  • Rongai sub county

Narok county -033

  • Narok North sub county
  • Narok East sub county
  • Narok south sub county
  • Narok west sub county
  • Transmara west sub county
  • Transmara east sub county

Kajiado county -034

  • Kajiado Central sub county
  • Isinya sub county
  • Mashuru sub county
  • Kajiado North sub county
  • Kajiado west sub county
  • Loitoktok sub county

Kericho county -035

  • Kericho east sub county
  • Soin /Sigowet sub county
  • Kipkelion sub county
  • Belgut sub county
  • Bureti sub county
  • Londiani sub county

Bomet county -036

  • Bomet central sub county
  • Bomet East sub county
  • Konoin sub county
  • Chepalungu sub county
  • Sotik sub county

Sub counties in Kenya: Western region

Kakamega county -037

  • Khwisero sub county
  • Kakamega south sub county
  • Kakamega central sub county
  • Kakamega east sub county
  • Butere sub county
  • Mumias west sub county
  • Mumias east sub county
  • Kakamega north sub county
  • Lugari sub county
  • Matete sub county
  • Likuyani sub county
  • Matungu sub county
  • Navakholo sub county

Vihiga county -038

  • Emuhaya sub county
  • Luanda sub county
  • Vihiga sub county
  • Sabatia sub county
  • Hamisi sub county

Bungoma county -039

  • Bungoma south sub county
  • Bumula sub county
  • Kimilili sub county
  • Bungoma west sub county
  • Bungoma north sub county
  • Bungoma central sub county
  • Cheptais sub county
  • Mt Elgon sub county
  • Bungoma east sub county
  • Webuye west sub county

Vihiga county -040

  • Busia sub county
  • Nambale sub county
  • Bunyala sub county
  • Samia sub county
  • Teso North sub county
  • Teso South sub county
  • Butula sub county

Siaya county -041

  • Gem sub county
  • Siaya sub county
  • Bondo sub county
  • Rarieda sub county
  • Ugenya sub county
  • Ugunja sub county

Sub counties in Kenya: Nyanza region

Kisumu county -042

  • Kisumu west sub county
  • Seme sub county
  • Kisumu east sub county
  • Kisumu central sub county
  • Nyando sub county
  • Nyakach sub county
  • Muhoroni sub county

Homa bay county -043

  • Homa bay sub county
  • Rangwe sub county
  • Ndhiwa sub county
  • Suba sub county
  • Mbita sub county
  • Rachuonyo south sub county
  • Rachuonyo east sub county
  • Rachuonyo north sub county

Migori county -044

  • Rongo sub county
  • Uriri sub county
  • Kuria West sub county
  • Kuria East sub county
  • Suna East sub county
  • Suna West sub county
  • Nyatike sub county
  • Awendo sub county

Kisii county -045

  • Kisii central sub county
  • Kitutu central sub county
  • Marani sub county
  • Masaba south sub county
  • Nyamache sub county
  • Kenyenya sub county
  • Gucha sub county
  • Kisii south sub county
  • Gucha south sub county
  • Sameta sub county

Nyamira county -046

  • Nyamira south sub county
  • Nyamira north sub county
  • Borabu sub county
  • Manga sub county
  • Masaba north sub county

Sub counties in Nairobi region (Nairobi is county number 047)

  • Langata sub county
  • Kibra sub county
  • Westlands sub county
  • Starehe sub county
  • Mathare sub county
  • Kasarani sub county
  • Makadara sub county
  • Roysambu sub county
  • Kamukunji sub county
  • Ruaraka sub county
  • Dagoretti North
  • Dagoretti South
  • Embakasi South
  • Embakasi North
  • Embakasi Central
  • Embakasi East
  • Embakasi West

Sub counties in Kenya : Frequently asked questions

How many sub counties are there in Nairobi?

Nairobi County has a total of 17 sub counties, meaning that it has the highest number of sub counties in Kenya.

These sub counties are subdivided into 85 county assembly wards.

A word on newly created sub counties in Kenya

The following sub counties in Kenya were created by President Uhuru Kenyatta, in 2017 a few months to the general elections.

 

Bungoma County: Tongaren

Tana River County: Bura East

Baringo County: Tiaty East

Kajiado County: Elang’ata-Wuas , Oloililai

Wajir County : Kotulo

Garissa County: Bananey

Tharaka Nithi County: Igambang’ombe

 

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Counties in Kenya and Their Constituencies

List of Counties in Kenya and Their Codes

 

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