Kajiado County was formed after the successful implementation of Kenya’s Constitutional Referendum of 2010 which yielded the 47 counties in the Country. The county covers an approximated area of 21,900.9 square kilometers.
Kajiado County Consists of a number of administrative districts are Kajiado Central, Isinya, Loitokitok, Magadi, Mashuru, Namanga and Ngong. Kajiado County is adjacent to the Capital City of Kenya, Nairobi. Kajiado’s County neighbours include counties of Machakos, Makueni, Narok, Taita Taveta and Kiambu counties. Here are few towns found in the county – Ngong, Kitengela, Ongata Rongai, Kiserian, Kajiado, Loitokitok, Namanga, Isinya, Sultan Hamud and Ilbisil.
The county’s main physical features include the beautiful plains, valleys ,volcanic hills, scarce vegetation in low altitude areas which increases with altitude and rain this combinations make Kajiado one of few natural selected wildlife habitat in Kenya
Kajiado County like many counties in Kenya is mainly water stressed where community members sometimes find themselves covering an average of 10km in search of water
Kajiado County has a total population of 1,117,840, where female population accounted for 50.1 percent while the male population was 49.8 respectively (The Kenya Population and Housing Census of 2019). The total intersex population was only 38 persons. This represents 62.6 percent population increase in the last ten (10) years. Rural-Urban migration is a major factor contributing to rapid urbanization and urban growth experienced in the county. This has contributed to the rise in multiethnic representation in the major urban centers, with the Maasai community being dominant in the rural areas.
Economic growths and development is majorly depending on the main strengths and future investments in this sectors of Agriculture, Horticulture, Food Crop Farming, Livestock production, Dairy, Beef production, Hides and Skins, Poultry Farming and other Commercial exploits.
Tourism is a strength that Kajiado holds dear through the current progress with Amboseli National Park, but not only stopping there for there is a lot of room for good investment in this area.
Kajiado has Forestry about 6,866.88 ha of forest cover. Conservation efforts to improve our forest cover being a serious matter in the hearts of the people of Kajiado. Tree farming as an economic activity is being encouraged.
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