Marakwet

Marakwet ist einer von 18 Distrikten in der kenianischen Provinz Provinz Rift Valley. In Marakwet leben 140.629 Menschen. Die Hauptstadt des Distrikts ist Kapsowar. Die größte Stadt ist Kapcherop mit 39.328 Einwohnern.

Der Distrikt entstand 1994 aus dem Elegeyo-Marakwet-Distrikt von 1927, aus dem auch der Keiyo-Distrikt entstand.

Bekannte Persönlichkeiten

Aus Marakwet kommen zahlreiche erfolgreiche Mittel- und Langstreckenläufer. Dazu gehören unter anderen:

0.9483333333333335.5086111111117Koordinaten: 0° 57′ N, 35° 31′ O


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