For those that love travelling to new destinations in Kenya, Nakuru county is a favorite. The county headquarters are located in Nakuru City (the fourth city in Kenya). The code or number assigned to Nakuru is 032 and the most popular places to go to in Nakuru County are Naivasha town and Nakuru city. There are many 0ther towns you can visit within Nakuru county such as Bahati.

List of towns in Nakuru County

  1. Nakuru,
  2. Naivasha,
  3. Molo,
  4. Gilgil,
  5. Njoro,
  6. Maai
  7. Mahiu,
  8. Subukia,
  9. Dundori,
  10. Salgaa,
  11. Mau
  12. Narok,
  13. Bahati,
  14. Rongai, and
  15. Olenguruone.

Of these, Naivasha is the most visited placed in Africa when non-capital investment is considered. The town has a lot to offer as we shall see later in the post. According to the country government of Nakuru, Nakuru is the fourth investment destination in Africa after only Dar es Salam, Kampala and Kigali. Interesting fact.

Things and places of interest in Nakuru County

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Most people that seek places to visit in Nakuru are looking for budget destinations for recreational activities such as ziplining,
romantic getaways, picnic and sightseeing places, visiting Lake Nakuru, and trying to eat in restaurants within Nakuru county.
As a first time visitor in Nakuru, finding places to eat or sleep in Nakuru county will probably start with a google search and then a booking on Booking.com or Airbnb. Or, you just want to make a virtual online tour to see some magnificent pictures of the place you want to visit for some inspiration. You are justified. There’s no point of going to a place without an idea of what to expect.

How many sub counties are in Nakuru county?

While some sources report that there are 9, in fact, there are 11 sub-counties in Nakuru County. The county covers an area of 7,510 km². Nakuru town is Kenya’s 4th largest urban center with a population of 570,674. It was founded: 1904, and has an elevation: 1,850 m (6,070 ft). Nakuru county was part of the former Rift Valley province. Headed by elected governors, sub-counties are established to further decentralize service delivery. A sub-county administrator is in charge and is appointed by the County Public Service.
The following are the 11 sub-counties in Nakuru:

  1. Nakuru Town East
  2. Nakuru Town West
  3. Njoro
  4. Molo
  5. Gilgil
  6. Naivasha
  7. Kuresoi North
  8. Kuresoi South
  9. Rongai
  10. Subukia
  11. Bahati

List of Constituencies and their wards in Nakuru County

Nakuru County has 11 sub-counties which are further sub-divided into divided into 55 electoral wards.

CONSTITUENCY

WARDS

Molo

Mariashoni

Elburgon

Turi

Molo

Njoro

Mau Narok

Mauche

Kihingo

Nessuit

Lare​​

Njoro

Naivasha

Biashara

Hells Gate

Lake View

Maiella

Mai Mahiu

Olkaria

Naivasha East

Viwandani

Nakuru Town West

Barut

London

Kaptembwo

Kapkures

Rhoda

Shabaab

Gilgil

Gilgil

Elementaita

Mbaruk/Eburu

Malewa West

Murindati

Kuresoi South

Amalo

Keringet

Kiptagich

Tinet

Kuresoi North

Kiptororo

Nyota

Sirikwa

Kamara

Subukia

Subukia

Waseges

Kabazi

Rongai

Menengai WesSoint

Visoi

Mosop

Solai

Bahati

Dundori

Kabatini

Kiamaina

Lanet/Umoja

Bahati

Nakuru Town East

Biashara

Kivumbini

Flamingo

Menengai

Nakuru East

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