|Elgeyo Marakwet County|
|Homa Bay County|
|Taita Taveta County|
|Tana River County|
|Tharaka Nithi County|
|Uasin Gishu County|
|West Pokot County|
|Summary and Quick Quiz|
Lamu County is located in the Northern Coast of Kenya and is one of the Six Coastal Counties in Kenya. It borders Kilifi County in the south west, Garissa County to the north, Republic of Somalia to the north east and the Indian Ocean to the South. Lamu is rich in minerals like titanium, salt, limestone, coral stones and sand. There is titanium mining and on-going exploration for oil and gas in Pate Island.
It consist of 2 constituencies
The Swahili's staple food is of Arabic descent, and most of their cooking is rich in spices. Popular Swahili cuisine includes pilau and wali (rice cooked in coconut milk) served with a thick meat stew or fish. The Swahili tribe eats a lot of different grains, vegetables and fruits, including beans, peas, tomatoes, potatoes, okra, kale, spinach, mangoes, coconut and bananas. Goat meat and chicken are traditionally served during special occasions.
The traditional attire of a Swahili man is a long white (or beige) robe (or kaftans) known in Swahili as a kanzu and a small, white, rounded hat with elaborate embroidery. Swahili women dress in long black dresses called buibui, and cover their heads with a black cloth, known as a hijabu.
Swahili music, Taarab, is poetically very rich. The traditional Taarab rhythm is a slow beat that borrows heavily from Indian and Arabic melody. Chakacha is another authentic Swahili music genre with a faster tempo than Taarab.
There are several different kinds of Swahili healing specialists including scholars/teachers, diviners and traditional healers.
Naming mostly reflected the circumstances at the time of birth.
There were no specific rites of passage of the Swahili people
Swahili music, is called Taarab. The traditional Taarab rhythm is a slow beat. Which is a slow beat with slow movements of the waist by women.