Key points about this information item Siaya County, KenyaInformation Description:
Siaya County is the administrative county of Nyanza province. The county is located in the south-western parts of Kenya bordering Busia County to the north and Kisumu County to the south-east.
Siaya County is inhabited by nine communities namely: Yimbo, Alego, Uyoma, Gem, Ugenya, Sakwa, Usonga, Asembo and Uholo. Siaya County shares the shores of Lake Victoria together with other neighbouring counties.
Siaya town the capital of the county is an economic hub with massive potential for providing for the country’s needs. Siaya has had various prominent persons call their origin including the US President Barack Obama.
- Fishing and fish trade.
- Subsistence Agriculture and peasant farming
Banks in Siaya County:
- Kenya Commercial Bank
- Co-operative Bank
- Family Bank
- Standard Bank
- Barclays Bank
Universities/ Colleges in Siaya County:
- Siaya Institute of Technology
- Kenya Medical Training College
- Siaya District hospital
- St. John Clinic.
Siaya County is the home of The 44th US President Barack Obama’s father.
Travel an Accommodation:
- Siaya Hotel
Siaya County is accessible by road and railway through neighbouring counties.
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