Kisumu, authoritatively known as Kisumu City, and in the past Port Florence, is a Kenyan inland port city on Lake Victoria and the capital city of Kisumu County, Kenya. It is at a rise of 1,131 m 3,711 ft, and the city-region has a populace of 968,879 as indicated by the 2009 national census.
The populace of the city and its surburbs and satellite towns of Maseno, Kondele, and Ahero was evaluated at more than 1 million in mid 2017. It is the third biggest city in Kenya after the capital, Nairobi, and the seaside city of Mombasa.
Kisumu is the important city of western Kenya, the quick previous capital of Nyanza Province and the base camp of Kisumu County, and the proposed central command of the Lake Region Economic Block which is a mixture of 13 areas in Western Kenya.
It is the biggest city in Western Kenya and the second most vital city after Kampala in the more prominent Lake Victoria bowl.