1. Lake Baringo, located in Baringo County, is one of only two freshwater lakes in the Rift Valley. It is home to over 450 bird species and a variety of other wildlife.
2. Baringo County is known for its hot springs, including the famous Lake Bogoria Hot Springs, which attract tourists from all over the world.
3. The county is home to several indigenous tribes, including the Tugen, Pokot, and Ilchamus, who have a rich cultural heritage and traditions.
4. The Kabarnet Museum, located in the county's capital city of Kabarnet, showcases the cultural history of the area, including artifacts and exhibits on the local tribes and their customs.
5. Baringo County is home to several game reserves and national parks, including the Baringo-Silali Game Reserve and the Lake Bogoria National Reserve, which offer opportunities for wildlife viewing and outdoor recreation.
6. The county is known for its high levels of geothermal activity, and several geothermal power plants have been established in the area to harness this energy for electricity generation.
7. Baringo County is a major producer of livestock and dairy products, and is known for its high-quality meat and milk.
8. The population is approximately 666 763, and the area is 10,976 km2.
9. There are more than two million flamingoes at Lake Bogoria.