|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|
This is one of the 47 counties of Kenya located in Kenya's former Eastern Province.
The county has an area of 2609 km² and had a population of 365,330 as of the 2009 census.
Tharaka-Nithi County is the home to the Chuka, Muthambi, Mwimbi and Tharaka sections of the Ameru (Meru) community.
The people of Tharaka-Nithi County are now predominantly Christian with the Catholics, the Presbyterian, and the Methodists being the predominant religious communities.
Tharaka Nithi County presently has 3 constituencies in the 11th Parliament of the Republic of Kenya.
Majority of the residents comprise the larger Ameru community namely Tharaka, Mwimbi, Muthambi and Chuka - all of whom speak the meru ethnic language, as well as Swahili and/or English. Other tribes found in small numbers include the Kikuyu, Kamba, Embu, Borana, and Somali among other ethnic groups of Kenya.
Areas of high population density
Areas of low population density
Songs and dances
Traditional medical practices
Main cash crops and food crops grown
The areas where the cash crops are grown
Types of livestock kept
Areas where fishing is practiced
The major forests
The type’s of wildlife. They include;
They are contained within the national park by electrified fences. The birdlife is also very prolific, including huge eagles and colorful sunbirds.
The game parks and reserves
Major tourist attractions
Traditional industries and the products
The major trading centers