020 Kirinyaga County


Kirinyaga County is found in the central region of Kenya. It is surrounded by Nyeri, Embu, Murang’a, and Machakos Counties. It is one of the greenest and agriculturally rich counties in Kenya.

Kirinyaga is known for producing the iconic Mwea pishori rice using water from Thiba River. The cooler areas also produce coffee and tea, maize, French beans, and tomatoes. Kenya’s longest river cuts through the county on its way to the Indian Ocean.

Kirinyaga is relatively flat and served by well-developed roads, electricity, and internet infrastructure. Being a rural county with advanced towns, it provides a perfect environment for students to study. The cost of living is low with most of the food coming from local farms. Such an environment will also shield children from adverse moral influence.

Weekends and evenings for students are relaxing and entertaining. There are world-class local entertainment sports for music lovers. You can also enjoy water rafting at Rapids Camp, nature walk at Castle Forest Lodge, learn about the Kirinyaga culture at Thingira Cultural Village, and cross the natural Ndaraca ya Ngai that also served as Mau Mau hideout. From Kirinyaga County, you can easily vising attractions in Nyeri, Embu, Machakos, and Murang’a.

Here are some of the best colleges in Kirinyaga County

Kirinyaga Institute of Professional Studies

Icons College of Professional Studies

SMI Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Training College

Litmed College Kerugoya

Sagana TTI

Mwea Apex College

Kirinyaga Business and Technical Institute

St. Andrew College of Theology and Development, Kabare

National Aqua Culture Training and Development Center

Lake Institute of Tropical Medicine

Kirinyaga Institute of Business Studies

Welcome to Kirinyaga County and enjoy the best learning experience.

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