Kilifi County is a county of Kenyan coastsl region
. It was formed in 2010 as a result of a merger of Kilifi District and Malindi District.
Its capital is Kilifi and its largest town is Malindi.
The county has a population of 1,453,787. It covers an area of 12,245.90 km2 (4,728.17 sq mi).
The county is located north and northeast of Mombasa. Kilifi has fewer tourists than Mombasa County, but there are some tourists beaches in Kikambala, Watamu, Malindi and Kilifi.
Tourism and fishing in Kilifi are major economic activities due to its proximity to the Indian Ocean. The county has some of the best beaches and popular resorts and hotels. Other attractions include historical sites such as the Mnarani ruins that date back to between the fourteenth and seventeenth century.
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