Nyeri District

Nyeri District

Nyeri District is a district in the Central Province of Kenya. Its headquarters is in Nyeri town. It has a population of 661,156 and an area of 3,356 km²

The district is located on the southwest flank of Mount Kenya. Local people are predominantly of the Kikuyu tribe.

Local authorities:

Authority Type Population* Urban pop.*
Nyeri Municipality 98,908 46,969
Karatina Municipality 6,852 6,852
Othaya Town 21,427 4,108
Nyeri county County 533,969 10,047

Administrative divisions

Division Population* Urban pop.* Headquarters
Kieni east 83,635 2,643 Naro Moru
Kieni west 68,461 5,017 Mweiga
Mathira 150,998 6,275 Karatina
Mukurwe-ini 87,447 1,525 Kiahungu
Nyeri municipality 101,238 40,497 Nyeri
Othaya 88,291 3,846 Othaya
Tetu 80,100 0


The district has six constituencies: Tetu, Kieni, Mathira, Othaya, Mukurweni and Nyeri Town.

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