Busia District, Kenya

Busia District, Kenya

Busia is a district in the Western Province of Kenya. It borders Kakamega District to the east, Bungoma District to the north, Busia District, Uganda to the west, and Lake Victoria to the south.

The main economic activity is trade with neighbouring Uganda, with Busia town - the district headquarters - being a cross-border centre. Away from town, the district economy is heavily reliant on fishing and agriculture, with cassava, millet, sweet potatoes, beans, and maize being the principal cash crops.

Busia District is inhabited by a tribe in Kenya called Luhyas who are basically situated in the Western part of Kenya.

The district has a total population of 370,608 (1999 census).

Busia district has four constituencies:
*Nambale Constituency
*Butula Constituency
*Funyula Constituency
*Budalangi Constituency

See also

*Namboboto, a village in Busia District.

External links

* [http://www2.reliefweb.int/rw/fullMaps_Af.nsf/luFullMap/E33C1F4E46EB2AE385256D2C006C5833/$File/rw_kenBusia200503.pdf?OpenElement Map of Busia District]


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