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Mumias

Administration
Full nameMumias, Kenya
Official nameMumias, Kenya
Demography
Total Population32.965 (2006)
Other information
Time zoneEAT (UTC+3)

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Mumias is a town in the Western Province of Kenya. The town has an urban population of 32.965 (1999 census)

Mumias is the center of the Mumias Division of the Butere/Mumias District. The town is linked by road to Kakamega (in east), Busia (west), Bungoma (north), Butere (south). The village of Buchinga is located between Mumias and Kakamega.

Mumias Sugar Company is a major employer. It also owned the Mumias Sugar FC, which was one of the top football teams in Kenya until it was disbanded in 2007.

Five minutes outside Mumias town, on the road to Kakamega, there is a hospital called St. Mary's Hospital. It is run by the Catholic Church.


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