|Formed||March 4th 2013|
|• Governor||Mutahi Kahiga|
|• Total||3,325.0 km2 (1,283.8 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
Nyeri County is a county located in the central region of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Nyeri. It has a population of 759,164 and an area of 2361 km2. It is currently under the leadership of H.E. Governor Mutahi Kahiga. Other governors who have led this county include Nderitu Gachagua, who passed while receiving treatment in London, Wamathai Samuel Githaiga, and Wahome Gakuru, who died in a road accident at Kabati near Kenol heading towards Thika Super Highway.
The county is located on the southwest flank of Mount Kenya. Local people are predominantly of the Kikuyu ethnicity.
|Kieni east||83,635||2,643||Naro Moru|
|* 1999 census. Sources: , ,|
The county has six constituencies:
Urbanisation in Central Kenya (Percent)
Urbanisation by County in Central Kenya
Poverty Level in Central Kenya (Percent)
Poverty level by County
Source: OpenDataKenya Worldbank
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