|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|
Its capital and largest town is Nakuru. Naivasha is another major important urban center in the county.
The county has a population of 1, 503, 325 according to the 2009 census and it has an area of 2, 325.8 km.
It is the fourth largest county in Kenya.
The county has seven constituencies, these are:
Songs and dances
Traditional medical practices
Naming defer from time to time. Children born during harvest had different names with children born during the dry times. The surname was from the father or the grandfather family. They had elders in the village who was responsible for this process.
Traditionally there was a circumcision ceremony for boys and girls by age grades of about five year periods. All of the men in that circumcision group would take an age grade name. Times in Kikuyu history could be gauged by age grade names. It is thought that the early Thagicu, one of the ancestral groups of the Kikuyu, borrowed this system from Cushitic and Nilotic peoples.
This was celebrated with songs and dance. Boys and girls dressed up with feathers and animal skin for the performance. Sacrifice was offered as a way to say thank you to the gods for the good harvest.
Traditional songs and dances performed at weddings and initiations. Songs are also performed to express simple love and courting songs. Songs are sung when hunting and when going to work in the fields.
Main cash crops and food crops grown
The game parks and reserves
Major tourist attractions
Traditional industries and the products;
The major trading centers