Mandera County

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Mandera County is located in the North Eastern part of Kenya, it borders Ethiopia to the North, Somalia Republic to the East, and Wajir County to the South and South West

 Area (Km 2): 25,991.5 Km 2

 Climate/Weather: Rainfall is scanty and unpredictable averaging 255mm. It is very hot with temperatures at a mean annual average of 28.3 0C but can reach a high of 37 0C.

 Road Network: Bitumen Surface (Not Available), Gravel Surface (470 Km), Earth Surface (2,083Km)

 Key National Monument(s): None

Population Mandera County

Population: 1,025,756 (Male – 54.6 %, Female – 45.4 %)

Population Density: 39 people per Km 2

 National Percentage: 2.7 %

 Annual Growth Rate: 3.96 %

 Age Distribution: 0-14 years (53.7 %), 15-64 years (44.4 %), 65+ years (1.9 %)

 Number of Households: 125,497

Government of Mandera County

 County Capital: Mandera Town

 Number of Constituencies (2010): 3 (Mandera East, Mandera Central and Mandera West)

 Registered Voters: 76,213

 National percentage: 0.6 %

 Number of Districts (2009): 4 (Mandera North, East, West and Central)

 Number of Local Authorities (2010): 2 (Town Council of Mandera, County Council of Mandera)

Economy of Mandera County

Poverty Level: 68 % (Absolute poverty – Rural & Urban)

 Age Dependency Ratio: 100:110

 Resources: Quarry Mining

 Tourist Attractions: Malka Mari Fort, National Park, and Game Reserve

 Financial Services: 2 Commercial Banks

 Main Economic Activities/industries: Livestock trade and pastoralism, trade in handcraft products

Education in Mandera County

 Number of Institutions (2007): Primary (117), Secondary (19)

 Primary: Enrolment (40,148)

 Teacher to Pupil Ratio: 1:68 (Public Schools)

Secondary: Enrolment (2,747)

 Teacher to Pupil Ratio: 1:24 (Public Schools)

 Tertiary: Mandera Youth Polytechnic

 Adult Literacy Classes: 135 Enrolment (3,465)

Health in Mandera County

 Health Facilities: District Hospitals (3), Sub-District Hospitals (2), Dispensaries (24), Health Centres (12), Medical Clinics (20), Nursing Homes (4)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:308,878

 Infant Mortality Rates: 72/1000

 Under Five Mortality Rates: 128/1000

 Prevalent Diseases: Malaria, Urinary Tract Infections Pneumonia and HIV/AIDs

 Notable Hospitals: Takaba, Elwak, and Mandera District Hospitals

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