Mwingi
Town
Mwingi Main Road
Mwingi
Mwingi
Location of Mwingi
Coordinates: 0°56′S 38°03′E / 0.933°S 38.050°E / -0.933; 38.050Coordinates: 0°56′S 38°03′E / 0.933°S 38.050°E / -0.933; 38.050
Country Kenya
CountyKitui County
Population
 (2009)
 • Total15,970[1]
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)

Mwingi is a town in the Kitui County of Kenya. It has an urban population of 15,970 (2009 census).[2] The town is located along the A3 Road between Nairobi and Garissa, 47 kilometres (29 mi) north of its county capital Kitui, and 200 kilometres (120 mi) east of the capital city of Nairobi. It was the capital of the former Mwingi District.

Mwingi is home to Kenya's Vice President (2007–2013) Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka. Major schools include St. Joseph's Junior Seminary, Mwingi Boys, Migwani Boys, Kimangao Girls, Thitani Girls, Kyuso Boys and Kyome Boys spread across the entire mwingi region that includes the subcounties of Central, Mwingi East, Migwani, Kyuso, Mumoni, and Tseikuru,

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References

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-02-21. Retrieved 2013-08-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Kenya County Fact Sheets: Kitui" (PDF). USAID. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-02-21. Retrieved 2013-08-22.