026 Trans Nzoia County

Trans Nzoia County is found at the boarder of Kenya and Uganda. It is found between River Nzoia and Mt. Elgon. The largest town in the county is Kitale. Its neighbors are Bungoma, Kakamega, Uasin Gishu, West Pokot and Elgeyo Marakwet. The original inhabitants were Sabaot but is now dominated by the Luhya.

The favorable agriculture climate makes it one of the most productive in the country. The county produces tea, coffee, and horticultural products. It supports both large- and small-scale farming. Being at the border and surrounded by other major towns, it is a potent business hub. Some of the major towns in Trans Nzoia County include Cherangany, Kiminini, Endebess, Saboti, and Kwanza. It is also home to some of the most accomplished athletes in Kenya’s history, including Paul Ereng who won an Olypic Gold 1988.

The major towns in Trans Nzoia County have highly developed infrastructure. The roads connect to other counties, making it easier for people to move from one town to the other. Internet coverage is decent enough to allow seamless learning. With adequate food and infrastructure, you can live in the county and study even the most demanding course without spending a fortune.

Weekends and holidays in Trans Nzoia will allow you to visit such attractions as Saiwa Swamp National Park, Kitale Museum, Nzoia River, Mt. Elgon, Cherangani Hills, and Kitum Caves. Makingeny Cave is also another rewarding site to visit with its spectacular water falls. The thick Kapolet natural forest offers calming nature trails and bird watching opportunities. Do not miss the chance to visit Ngwarisha Cave.

With one of the most habitable climatic conditions throughout the year, here are some of the best colleges in Trans Nzoia County.

Kitale National Polytechnic

Kenya Medical Training College Kitale Campus

Nzoia College of Nursing  

Cambridge Universal College

Kitale Vocational Training Center

Kitale Technical Training Institute

Nairobi Aviation College – Kitale Campus

Eldoret College of Professional Studies Kitale Campus

Kitale Center of Business Studies

St. Kizito College Kitale

Visit Trans Nzoia County and enjoy the best learning environment throughout the year.

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