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Murang'a (sometimes misspelled as Muranga) is a town in Central Province of Kenya. The town was previously called Fort Hall. It is the administrative centre of Murang'a District and is mainly inhabited by the Kikuyu community. According to the 1999 census, the town has a population of about 11,021. It is located between Nyeri and Thika. The town of Maragua is located 10 kilometres south of Murang'a while Sagana town is 15 kilometres northeast of Murang'a. It lies on latitude of -0.7167 (0° 43’ O) and longitude of 37.1500 (37° 8’ 60E) The town itself lies low, a bit hilly, small but picturesque with an altitude of 4120 ft (1255 meters) above sea level. As a result of the varying altitudes, Murang'a can get quite cold during the from May to Mid-August, including experiencing hale. To the west of the town can be seen the rolling Kikuyu farmlands that extend as far as the eyes can see. Murang'a is a fast-growing town that attracts traders and farmers from the neighboring districts. It has...
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