Tharaka Nithi County Budget Docs

Tharaka Nithi County is located in the Central region of Kenya and borders Meru County to the North and North East, Kitui County to the East and South East and Embu County to the South and South West. Its capital is Chuka town.

It covers an area of 2,638.8Km2 according to the 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census, the population for Tharaka Nithi County was 365,330 people with a population density of 138 people per Km2 and an annual growth rate of 3.0%. Age distribution was; 0-14 years at 39.1%, 15-64 years at 55.5% and 65+ years 5.3%. It has the following constituencies; Maara, Chuka/Igambang’ombe and Tharaka.

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