||West central, Central Province, Kiambu, Murang’a, Nyeri, and Kirinyaga districts.
Kenya, reference number 13
||Gekoyo, Gigikuyu, Kikuyu
||Southern Gikuyu (Kiambu, Southern Murang’a), Ndia (Southern Kirinyaga), Gichugu (Northern Kirinyaga), Mathira (Karatina), Northern Gikuyu (Northern Murang’a, Nyeri). Lexical similarity: 73% with Embu [ebu], 70% with Chuka [cuh], 67% with Kamba [kam], 63% with Meru [mer].
||Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, E, Kikuyu-Kamba (E.20)
||Vigorous. GIDS 5. Home, social gatherings, business. All ages. Positive attitude. Also use Kiswahili [swh] or English.
||Literacy rate in L1: 30%–60%. Literacy rate in L2: 75%–100%. 95% of the children are in school. Taught in primary schools. Grammar. Bible: 1951–1965.
||Agriculturalists: sorghum, millet, beans, sweet potatoes, maize, potatoes, cassava, bananas, sugarcane, yams, fruit, tobacco, coffee, castor oil, tea, pyrethrum, peas; animal husbandry: goats, sheep, cattle. Christian, traditional religion.