Eldoret Kenya

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Eldoret


Fastest growing town in Kenya

Eldoret is currently the 5th largest city in Kenya and fastest growing town. It is the administrative centre of the Uasin Gishu District of the Kenya"s Rift Valley Province, South of Cherengani Hills.

It was established in 1908 after families of Afrikanaas speaking South African settlers trekked to Uasin Gishu from Nakuru after a journey from South Africa by sea and by rail from Mombasa. Other settlers followed to the nearby farms and an administrative centre was formed.


Eldoret is a home to many legendary Kenyan runners

Eldoret has varied economic activities ranging from large scale farming and manufacturing industries. There are a lot of education institutions too. It is home to many legendary Kenyan runners and the high altitude in Eldoret is ideal training grounds for many middle and long distance athletes, and the IAAF High Altitude Training Centre is established here.

The athletes have contributed greatly to the economy here.Eldoret is linked by Eldoret International Airport, and theTransAfrican Highway also passes through the town.

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Eldoret is the 5th largest city and fastest growing town in Kenya.


The athletes have contributed greatly to the economy here. Eldoret is linked by Eldoret International Airport, and theTransAfrican Highway also passes through the town.

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