Location of Mwingi
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Mwingi is a town in the Kitui County of Kenya. It has an urban population of 15,970 (2009 census). 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,