Kilifi County is a county in Kenya. It was created in 2010 when the Kilifi and Malindi districts merged. Its capital is Kilifi, but the most populated locality is Malindi. It has 1,109,735 inhabitants and an extension of 12,245.90 km2. It is located north of Mombasa. The beaches of Kikambala, Watamu, Malindi and Kilifi are famous, as well as the ruins of Mnarani.