Mombasa County lies on the shores of the Indian Ocean along Kenya’s coastline. It is located on the South Eastern part of the Kenya Coast. It borders the Indian Ocean to the East and South East, Kilifi County to the North and Kwale to the West and South West.
Mombasa Island is connected to the Mainland in the South by Likoni Ferry, to the North by Nyali Bridge and to the West by MakupaCourseway. It is one of the smallest counties, with an area of 218.9KM2 and a population of 938,370. It serves as the capital city of the county with the largest sea port, the Kilindini harbor. It has an international airport and serves as a major tourist attraction for both local and international tourists.
Located in Coastal Kenya, it borders Kilifi County to the North, Kwale County to the South and the Indian Ocean to the East.
Industries: Mombasa is an industrial hub with companies such as Bamburicement ,Pwani oil, Kapa oil refineries ltd, wood carving, textile, Food processing, packaging and export.
Fishing: these includes Deep Sea Fishing: for Marlin or fly-fishing for Sailfish, shark, swordfish, wahoo and tuda.
Entertainment: Mombasa’s northern shore is re-known for its vibrant 24 hour entertainment that include both family entertainment (water parks, cinemas, bowling, sports (watersports, mountain biking and go-karting), restaurant and night life.
Agriculture: sisal, sugarcane, cashewnuts, livestock keeping
Mining: of chrome ore, cement, salt, sand
Fiber- optic: There are major intercontinental under sea telecom cables reach the shore in Mombasa, connecting East Africa to the rest of the world and supporting a fast growing call centre in the area.