Nyeri county is county number 019 in the county codes. The county is found in the Central region of the country and borders Kirinyaga county to the East, Nyandarua to the West, Muranga to the South, Laikipia to the North, and Meru County to the North East. It has a population of 759,164 and an area of 2361 km2. The county is divided into 8 sub-counties namely:
It is currently under the leadership of H.E. Governor Mutahi Kahiga. Other governors who have led this county include Nderitu Gachagua, Wamathai Samuel Githaiga, and Wahome Gakuru, who was died in a road accident. The County has achieved the following under different departments.