Kimilili is a town and area in Kenya's Bungoma District. A town is a type of settlement ranging from a few to several thousand (occasionally hundreds of thousands inhabitants although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan The Republic of Kenya is a country in East Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the north Somalia to the northeast Tanzania to the south Bungoma is a district in the Western Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Bungoma. The area is occupied mainly by the Bukusu and Sabaot communities. Its proximity to the fertile slopes of Mt Elgon, on the Kenya-Uganda border, has made it a trading center for agricultural goods and services. See also Mount Elgon District Mount Elgon is an extinct Shield volcano on the border of Uganda and Kenya The Republic of Kenya is a country in East Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the north Somalia to the northeast Tanzania to the south The Republic of Uganda is a Landlocked country in East Africa. The town has an urban population of 10. 251 (1999 census ). The surrounding region is mainly farmland, the main cash crops being Coffee, Maize, Beans, Sunflower seed, and tea. The main town centre has several economic activities which include retail grocery stores, supermarkets, schools and computer colleges e. g. The Kimilili Computer Centre located Next to the Post Office Opposite Kimilili D. E. B School. Kimilili boasts of having one of the best schools in the nation Friends School Kamusinga. other high schools are, Moi girls high school Kamusinga, kimilili boys high school, Maeni girls secondary school and St. Theresa's girls secondary school. Kimilili has a Teachers Training Center (Shima TTC). There are numerous Non Governmental Organizations in Kimilili the two main ones being ICFEM and Omwabini which have added much value to the town of Kimilili. Numerous primary private schools are found namely PHIM primary school, Shekinah school, Dreamland Education Centre, and Farcon academy. Public primary schools are Kimilili R. c boys,Kimilili R. c girls, Kimilili D. E. B, Kamusinga primary, Khwiroro primary, Bituyu, Buko and Maeni Primary schools. Kimilili is a home to the Western Provincial police training Center.