Typical middle-class house in Siaya
Typical middle-class house in Siaya

Siaya is a town in Siaya County of Kenya. It is the capital of Siaya County. It is located 74 km (46 mi) northwest of Kisumu, the provincial capital. The urban center had a population of 33,153 in 2019.[1]

Siaya municipality has five wards: Mjini, Siaya Central, Siaya East, Siaya North and Siaya West. All of them are part of Alego Constituency.[2] With the new constitution, it is now also in Siaya County of which it is also its headquarters.

Notable individuals


  1. ^ "2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census Volume II: Distribution of Population by Administrative Units". Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Registration centres by electoral area and constituency" (PDF). Electoral Commission of Kenya. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 28, 2007. Retrieved 12 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Biografski dodaci" [Biographic appendices]. Republika: Časopis za kulturu i društvena pitanja (Izbor iz novije afričke književnosti) (in Serbo-Croatian). Zagreb, SR Croatia. XXXIV (12): 1424–1427. December 1978.

Coordinates: 0°04′N 34°17′E / 0.067°N 34.283°E / 0.067; 34.283