Kitui

About Kitui

The name Kitui means ‘a place where iron goods are made’. The Kamba iron-smiths who settled in the county many years before the colonial period are the ones who named the area Kitui.

According to the national census of 2009, Kitui County has a population of 1,147,200. There are more women (602,002) than men (545,195). The census recorded a population growth rate of 2.1 per cent, slightly below the national average of 2.6 per cent.

Registered Voters:

Latest figures from the IEBC indicate that there are 324,673 registered voters in Kitui County.

COUNTY CODE CONSTITUENCY CODE CONSTITUENCY NAME REGISTERED VOTERS
1. 015 067 Mwingi North 43,934
2. 015 068 Mwingi West 35,393
3. 015 069 Mwingi Central 43,530
4. 015 070 Kitui West 37,025
5. 015 071 Kitui Rural 34,969
6. 015 072 Kitui Central 48,260
7. 015 073 Kitui East 37,631
8. 015 074 Kitui South 43,931
TOTAL NUMBER OF REGISTERED VOTERS 324,673


Constituencies/Wards:

Kitui County has eight (8) constituencies and 40 wards as follows:

Mwingi North Constituency

  • Ngomeni
  • Kyuso
  • Mumoni
  • Tseikuru
  • Tharaka

Mwingi West Constituency

  • Kyome/Thaana
  • Nguutani
  • Migwani
  • Kiomo/Kyethani

Mwingi Central Constituency

  • Central
  • Kivou
  • Nguni
  • Nuu
  • Mui
  • Waita

Kitui West Constituency

  • Mutonguni
  • Kauwi
  • Matinyani
  • Kwa Mutonga/Kithumula

Kitui Rural Constituency

  • Kisasi
  • Mbitini
  • Kwavonza/Yatta
  • Kanyangi

Kitui Central Constituency

  • Miambani
  • Township
  • Kyangwithya West
  • Mulango
  • Kyangwithya East

Kitui East Constituency

  • Zombe/Mwitika
  • Nzambani
  • Chuluni
  • Voo/Kyamatu
  • Endau/Malalani
  • Mutito/Kaliku

Kitui South Constituency

  • Ikanga/Kyatune
  • Mutomo
  • Mutha
  • Ikutha
  • Kanziko
  • Athi

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