Bomet County

Bomet County (until 2010 Bomet District ) is a county in the Kenyan Rift Valley Province. The capital of the county is Bomet. In County 2009 730.129 people lived on 1997.9 km ². The county borders the Mau Forest, the largest mountain forest in East Africa. In Bomet County besides potatoes mainly tea and pyrethrum are grown.


The county is divided into councils and divisions. There are four constituencies: Bomet, Chepalungu, Konoin, Buret and Sotik. Under the Constitution of 2010, the districts of Bomet, Buret and Sotik were united under the new name Bomet County.