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Kiambu Town

Kiambu Town

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Kiambu Town is the capital of Kiambu County located North East of Nairobi City at 1° 10′ 0″ S, 36° 50′ 0″ E, and about 1,720 m above sea level. Kiambu Town is 13 km from Nairobi city, 130 km from Nakuru and 449 km from Mombasa


Kiambu Town has a population of 13,814 according to the 2009 census.


Kiambu Town is connected to the rest of the country a good road network. It is served by many minibuses and buses and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is only 28.2 km from Kiambu Town.


Kiambu County is divided into the following divisions;

  • Githunguri
  • Kiambaa
  • Kikuyu
  • Lari
  • Limuru

Joseph Ndung’u is the Mayor of Kiambu Municipality and William Kabogo Gitau is the Governor of Kiambu County.

Kiambu Golf Course

Kiambu is home of Kiambu golf course of one of the oldest golf courses in Kenya. The golf club was opened in 1916 with three holes. The club which was modernized in 1959 into a nine-hole course has other facilities including tennis courts and swimming pools.

The information on Kiambu Town has been summarized as follows;

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