Lamu County

Lamu County, Kenya Coast, Republic of Kenya, East Africa

Lamu County is a county in Kenya Coastal Region, East Africa

County Town: Lamu


Lamu County is one of the 47 counties in Kenya created after the 2010 constitution.

As an administrative county Lamu County is headed by a governor (who's elected every 5 years via universal suffrage) assisted by sub-county administrators (who are appointed by the governor). The national government is represented by a county commissioner assisted by sub-county commissioners (who are appointed by Kenya cabinet secretary for interior).

Lamu County is divided into constituencies (which is most cases also doubles up as sub-counties for administrative purposes), which are divided into wards and/or locations. Each ward/location is made up of one or sub-locations.

Lamu County Sub Places

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