Siakago is a town in Kenya
Kenya , officially known as the Republic of Kenya, is a country in East Africa that lies on the equator, with the Indian Ocean to its south-east...

. It is the capital of Mbeere District
Mbeere District
Mbeere District is an administrative district in the Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Siakago. The district has a population of 170,950 and an area of 2,093 km². The district was split from Embu District in 1996...

 of Eastern Province
Eastern Province (Kenya)
The Eastern Province of Kenya is one of seven regions of the country. Its northern boundary is with Ethiopia; the North Eastern Province and Coast Province lie to the east and south; and the remainder of Kenya's provinces, including Central Province, run along its western border. The provincial...

. It hosts Mbeere county council and is also headquarters of Siakago division of Mbeere District. Siakago division has a population of 34,330, of whom 2,312 are classified urban (1999 census . Siakago is located 25 kilometres east of Embu
Embu, Kenya
Embu is a town located approximately northeast of Nairobi towards Mount Kenya. Embu serves as the provincial headquarters of Eastern Province in Kenya and is also the district headquarters of Embu District. Located on the southeastern slopes of Mount Kenya, the town of Embu has a population of...

 town. The Kiangombe mountain lies just east of Siakago.

On November 6, 2010 Peter Karanja, a jealous Administration Police
Administration Police
Administration Police is a security unit belonging to the government of Kenya. It was formed in 1958 when it took over the Tribal Police Ordinance, which was established 1929.- External links:**...

officer, killed 10 people in a shooting spree

The Member of Parliament for Siakago Constituency is the Hon.Lenny Kivuti, MP, while the Siakago Constituency Development Fund Account Manager is Mr.Finlay Muriuki.
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