010 Marsabit County

Marsabit County is the second largest county in Kenya. The largest town in Marsabit county is Moyale. Others are Laisamis, Saku, and North Horr. The county borders Ethiopia to the north. Neighboring counties include Turkana County, Samburu County, Wajir County, and Isiolo County. The county slants gently to the southeast. Some of the common features include Ol Donyo, Mt. Marsabit, Hurri Hills, Mt. Kulal, and Sololo Moyale escarpment. The county is semi-arid.

The main economic activities in Marsabit County include livestock rearing, tourism, and cross-border trade. Other activities include irrigation farming producing fruits, miraa, millet, cow peas, teff, beans, and fruits. You will also find beekeeping, mining, fish farming, tourism.

Marsabit County offers a conducive environment for college students. The towns are equipped with adequate facilities to support quality education. Marsabit offers such relaxing attractions as Sibiloi National Park, Marsabit National Park, Desert Museum, Mt. Marsabit, Loyangalani Rock Art, Elmolo Village and Shrines, and Mt. Kulal. Kalacha Camp and South Island National Park are the attractions.

Here are the colleges found in Marsabit County.

Marsabit Pioneer County College

Highlands State College

Ansar Computer College

Merille Vocational Training Center

Don Bosco Technical Institute

Laisamis Technical and Vocational College

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