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Siaya District is one of the twelve districts that make up Nyanza Provincemarker in the southwest part of Kenyamarker. It is bordered by Busia District to the North, Vihigamarker and Butere/Mumias Districts to the North-East, Bondo District to the South, and Kisumu Districtmarker to the South-East. The total area of the district is approximately 1520 km². The District lies between latitude 0° 26’ to 0° 18’ north and longitude 33° 58’ east and 34° 33’ west.

The projected population in the year 2002 showed 493,326 people in Siaya District, with 226,682 males and 266,644 females.

Local authorities (councils)
Authority Type Population* Urban pop.* Wards
Siayamarker Municipality 41,174 13,787 7
Ugunja Town 29,963 3,588 7
Ukwala Town 49,802 671 7
Yalamarker Town 25,769 2,438 6
Siaya County County 333,476 0 29
Total - 480,184 20,484 -




Administrative divisions
Division Population* Urban pop.* Area Sub-locations Headquarters
Boro 47,455 0 180.1 km² 12 Boro
Karemo 76,986 12,611 235.1 km² 17 Siayamarker
Ugunja 77,006 3,382 198.8 km² 21 Ugunja
Ukwala 98,912 487 319.5 km² 28 Ukwala
Uranga 41,564 0 183.4 km² 13
Wagai 54,438 0 193.3 km² 18
Yala 83,823 2,165 209.8 km² 19 Yalamarker
Total 480,184 18,645 1,520 km² 128 -


The district has three constituencies:

At the 2007 parliamentary elections all three seats were won by Orange Democratic Movement.

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