Migori Town Guide
Migori Town is a town and the capital of Migori County, Kenya. The town is located 63 km south of Kisii and 22 km north of the Tanzanian border. The town has an urban population of 31,644 and total population of 46,576 (1999 census.
Migori is connected by road to the Masai Mara national park, but the road is in poor condition. Migori town is immediately after Awendo, (where the Sony Sugar Company is situated), Oyani, Stella and Kakrao areas.The road to Isebania is well tarmacked from Kakrao to Mwanza in Tanzania. The road connecting Migori town to Masara is also currently tarmacked.
Migori Town Geography
Elevation is roughly 1500 meters above sea level at Kakrao descending by 100 m into the Migori river. The different peaks near the town are a little over 1550 m.
Rainfall is in two seasons like in most of Kenya and the highest rainfall is between March and May. Average rainfall is approximately 1200 mm and above, but the rainfall patterns are unique, as the small town has three patterns of rainfall according to the neighborhood. It could rain in Kakrao but around Onyalo school would be very dry and Namba would have a slight drizzle.
Econimic Activities in Migori Town
The soils are well-drained and tend to be loamy. This favors the cultivation of tobacco, sugarcane farming, maize in Kenya, beans farming in Kenya, coffee in Kenya, groundnuts and vegetables. However, agricultural production is restricted by the drought periods if no irrigation water is available.
Education Institutions in Migori Town
Pesoda Annex High School
Nyabisawa Girls Secondary school
Migori Teachers College
St. Pius Uriri High school.
Bware Friends School.
Oruba Mixed Secondary
Msomi Teachers Training College
Magongo Secondary School
Kanga High School
Isibania High School
Moi Nyabohanse Girls High School