About Migori County

Migori County is in the Nyanza region of southwestern Kenya. Located 368 kilometres from Nairobi, Migori town is bordered by hills. The county borders Homa-Bay county, Kisii county and Narok County. The county also borders Uganda via Migingo Island in Lake Victoria. The capital is Migori town, which is also its largest town.

Migori town serves as an important link between Kenya and Tanzania and the second most viable commercial centre in Luo-Nyanza after Kisumu. Other major towns in Migori county include Kehancha, Rongo, Awendo and Isebania in Kuria District.

 

Highlights

 

  • Migori is home to some of the most celebrated local artists and the locals enjoy their music here.
  • The county is important to Kenya because of the significance of Isebania border post to the East African economy
  • The main economic activities include agriculture, fishing, manufacturing and mining.

 

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