Oyugis Municipality

Oyugis, located in Kenya, serves as the bustling commercial and financial hub of Rachuonyo South District in Homa Bay County. Positioned approximately 20 kilometers north of Kisii town, Oyugis is easily accessible via the major A1 Highway, which runs from the Isebnaia border with Tanzania to the Lokichoggio border with South Sudan. Additionally, inter-county roads, such as C26 connecting Oyugis to Kendu Bay and C18 linking Oyugis to Homa Bay Town via Rangwe, facilitate transportation within the region.

With a population of 52,433, including 9,084 classified as urban, Oyugis is an important urban center in the area. It falls under the administrative jurisdiction of Kasipul Constituency, along with Kabondo-Kasipul. The town comprises five County Assembly wards: West Kamagak, East Kamagak, West Kasipul, Central Kasipul, and South Kasipul. Administratively, Oyugis is part of Kasipul division, which, together with Kabondo, forms the Rachuonyo South District.

In recent years, the town has experienced rapid growth, attributed in part to the establishment of Homa Bay County government in 2013. The municipality serves as a vibrant and dynamic center of commerce and education, playing a vital role in the economic and social fabric of the region.