Situated 42 KM North East of Nairobi. Thika is an industrial town in Kiambu County. A rapidly growing town due to the many industries and learning institutions in the town. It has great scenery such as Chania falls, Thika falls as well as Oldonyo Sabuk National park to the East of the town.
Thika has a railway station and good road network. Economic activities of the town include agriculture mainly in coffee farming and horticulture. Industries include motor vehicle assemblies, textile, food processing industries, tannery and cigarette manufacturing.
The increased population has increased demand for housing in the town hence making the town have a plethora increase of residential developments.