Western Province, Kenya
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Bungoma is a town in Western Province of Kenya, bordered by Uganda in the west. Bungoma town was established as a trading centre in the early 20th century. The town is the headquarters of Kenya's Bungoma District and it hosts a municipal council. Bungoma municipality has an urban population of 44,196 and a total population of 60,650 (1999 census.
The major economic activity in the area is farming and business supported by the Kenya-Uganda Railway which passes through the town. Nearby industrial centers are found at Nzoia and Webuye.
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