Voi is the biggest city in Taita-Taveta County in southern Kenya, in the former Coast Province. It lies at the western fringe of the Taru Desert, south and west of the Tsavo East National Park. The Sagala Hills are to the south. Voi is likewise a municipality. Voi town become named after Chief Kivoi from Kitui who is stated to have settled within the vicinity inside the 1800s. Voi existed even earlier than the approaching of the Portuguese, Arabs and different site visitors on the Kenyan Coast. However, some citations have it that the city commenced to develop on the quit of the 19th century when the Uganda Railway was constructed.
People started to move in to work on the railway and the nearby sisal estates. However, township popularity with a place of about 16.27 square kilometres became now not granted till 1932. The town has long due to the fact that outgrown the unique furnish. Voi is a marketplace for the rural and meat merchandise from the fertile Taita Hills in addition to other surrounding areas. Voi's town centre consists of in general fashionable shops, shops, markets, kiosks and a few accommodations. Most inns that service travelers for the country wide park are positioned in the suburbs at the edge of metropolis. The Voi Sisal Estates are located to the west of the metropolis. A large squatter community exists within the Mwatate Sisal Estates, also to the west of city.