West Pokot County is a county of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Kapenguria. The county has a population of 512,690 (2009 census) and an area of 8,418.2 km².
Pokot people inhabit the area.
Kengen's Turkwel Hydro Power Plant is also situated in West Pokot County. It is a power plant that produces about 105MW of power that is fed to the national grid. Communities around the power plant and the extensive districts of West Pokot and Turkana do not enjoy the benefits coming from the power plant.
Tegla Loroupe, one of the most famous Kenyan female runners is from West Pokot.
Mount Mtelo is located in West Pokot County.
The district has four constituencies:
Pokot South Constituency
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