Maseno Tourism, Kenya

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Maseno is a town in Kisumu County, Kenya. It is located along Kisumu - Busia highway 20 kilometers northwest of Kisumu, the provincial capital. Another road connects Maseno to Vihiga town, located 15 kilometers east of Maseno. Kombewa is located 10 kilometers west of Maseno. The altitude of Maseno is 1,503 metres or 4,934 feet above sea level. Maseno town is the headquarters of Maseno Division, one of four administrative divisions of Kisumu District. Maseno division has a population of 65,304, of whom 2,199 are classified as urban (1999 census ). Maseno is part of Kisumu county council and Kisumu Rural Constituency. Maseno University has its main campus located in Maseno town. This university is the largest contributor to the economy of Maseno Town. This occurs in two main ways. First, Maseno University employs most of its staff from among the residents of Maseno Town. Secondly, Maseno University students spend most of their allowances purchasing food, entertainment, other basic life services like hairdressing, and paying rents in Maseno town. Maseno is the birthplace of Raila Odinga, a Kenyan politician, and Pamela Mboya.


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Facts and Stats for Maseno*

  • Living in Maseno - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 97.59 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.57 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Maseno

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Maseno

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.94 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 28.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 19.76 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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