Garissa is one of the largest towns in Kenya and also the fastest growing town in the country. It is referred as the capital of Northern Kenya following its proximity to the northern region and its economic activities, which are transforming the region.
The town is currently serving as the headquarter of Garissa county. The town is mainly inhabited by the Somali community who leaves and runs business activities there. The town is among the oldest in the country and it used to serve as the headquarter of former Northeastern province.
The town has big hotels and restaurants in the region such as Palm Oasis Hotel, Tana Gardens and Almond Resort. It is also home for Garissa University which is the only higher education institution in the region. It also has the biggest shopping malls in the region sucha as the Express Mall and New Gardens shopping Mall which are located within the CBD area.
Here are some of Garissa town photos, video;
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