Geographical Location

With its administrative headquarters located in  Lodwar town,  Turkana County is the  second largest  of the forty-seven (47) counties in the  Republic of Kenya It covers an area of  77,000 square kilometers  (including water bodies) and accounts for 13.5 percent of the total land area in Kenya. 


The County is located between longitudes  340 30’ and 360 40’ East  and between latitudes  10 30’ and 50 30’ North .

Turkana County borders Uganda to the West; South Sudan and Ethiopia to the North and North-East respectively. Lake Turkana lies in the East .

To the South and East, the neighbouring counties are West Pokot, Baringo, and Samburu Counties while Marsabit County is located on the eastern shore of Lake Turkana.