Where on earth do they speak Gikuyu?

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Language: Gikuyu
Number of speakers: 6623000
Language code: kik
Alternate names: Gekoyo, Gigikuyu, Gikuyu, Kikuyu
Where spoken: Kenya

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  • Language classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, E, Kikuyu-Kamba (E.51)
  • Dialects: Gichugu, Karatina, Kiambu, Mathira, Ndia, Northern Gikuyu, Northern Kirinyaga, Northern Murang'a, Nyeri, Southern Gikuyu, Southern Kirinyaga, Southern Murang'a
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: West central, Central Province, Kiambu, Murang’a, Nyeri, and Kirinyaga districts.