Position & Size
Tharaka Nithi County borders the counties of Embu to the South and South West, Meru to the North and North East, Kitui to the East and South East while sharing Mount Kenya with Kirinyiga and Nyeri to the West.
The county lies between latitude 00007’ and 00026’ South and between longitudes 37019’ and 37046’ East. The total area of the County is 2,662.1 Km2; including 360Km2of Mt Kenya forest in the county.
Map below shows the location of Tharaka Nithi County