Kwale County is a county in Kenya. It is located in the old Coastal Province. Its capital is the town of Kwale, although the most populated locality is Ukunda. Other important locations are Msambweni and Lunga Lunga. The county has 649 931 inhabitants. Kwale is mainly an interior county, although it has a small coastal part next to the city of Mombasa. It is famous for Diani Beach, the Shimba Hills National Reserve and the Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary.