Marsabit County is situated in the former Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Marsabit town.

Economy of Marsabit County

The county’s rich cultural heritage has made the region an important attraction to anthropologists. Cows, sheep and goats are among the most important livestock among the pastoralist communities in the county Crops are grown Highland areas such as around Mt. Marsabit, Mt. Kulal Donyo Mara range due to reasonable rainfall and favourable soils. The county has forest cover around Mount Marsabit Mount Kulal biosphere conservation areas others.

With its numerous types of wildlife and birds and attractions such as. Lake Paradise (inside Marsabit National Park and Reserve) and Bongole Crater. The county has a huge untapped potential as a tourist destination. Other include volcanoes and crater lakes. Mount Marsabit Mountain peak and the singing wells. The is also a popular trading point between Kenya and Ethiopia facilitating supply and movement of goods and services through Moyale town.

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