TOP 10 LARGEST CITIES AND TOWNS IN KENYA BY POPULATION


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Been wondering which are the largest cities and towns in Kenya as of 2018? Well, it’s evident that the country’s population is growing at an alarming rate. Today, we take a close look at top 10 largest cities and towns in Kenya by population.  All the listed towns are capitals of their respective counties.

Out of the 10 listed places, only 3 are cities; Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu.

NamePopulation 
Nairobi3,375,000
Mombasa1,200,000
Kisumu1,068,826
Nakuru307,990
Eldoret289,380
Thika171,430
Malindi162,712
Garissa119,696
Kitale106,187
Kakamega91,768
NairobiThis is the capital of Kenya.Population : 3,375,000
MombasaIt is the country’s second-largest city, after the capital Nairobi. It’s a major tourism hub in Kenya.Population : 1,200,000
NakuruThis is the capital of Nakuru County. Nakuru is the home to the famous Lake Nakuru.Population : 307,990
EldoretIt is the second most important city in western Kenya after Kisumu and also serves as the capital of Uasin Gishu CountyPopulation : 289,380
KisumuThis city is the third largest City in Kenya. It’s the capital of Kisumu County.Population : 1,068,826
ThikaThika is an industrial town in Kiambu county. It serves as the capital of Kiambu town.Population : 171,430
MalindiIt sits amid a string of tropical beaches dotted with hotels and resorts.Population : 162,712
KitaleKitale is the capital town of Trans Nzoia County. It’s a major agricultural town in Kenya.Population : 106,187
GarissaGarissa is the capital of Garissa County. It has built an economy based on livestock production.Population : 119,696
KakamegaIt is the headquarters of Kakamega County.Population : 91,768

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