Narok County

  • County Name: Narok County

  • Year Founded: 1911

  • County Number: 033

  • Population: 1,545,714

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Narok County is a county in Kenya with a population projected at around 1,130,703 persons as of 2018, with the dominant ethnic groups being the Maasai and Kalenjin. Its capital and largest town is Narok. The other major urban centre in Narok County is Kilgoris.

Narok County is situated in the southern part of the Great Rift Valley. Narok lies between latitudes 0° 50´ and 1° 50´ South and longitude 35° 28′ and 36° 25´ East. The county borders the Republic of Tanzania and six other counties – Nakuru, Bomet, Nyamira, Kisii, Migori County and Kajiado.

The county is rich in terms of nature with the world famous Maasai Mara National Reserve, as well as Mau Forest located within its borders.

The main cash crop grown in Narok County is wheat.