||Peoples of Kenya
Kenya's peoples are distinctly African, yet diverse. Only about 1% of the population is of non-African extraction. Of these, most are Asians, Europeans, or Arabs. The African peoples include many ethnic tribes: Kikuyu (22%), Luhya (14%), Kalenjin (12%), Kamba (11%), Kisii (6%), and Meru (6%). Official languages are English and Swahili (a mixture of Bantu and Arabic). In addition, numerous indigenous languages are spoken nationwide. The major faiths in Kenya are, Roman Catholicism (28%), Protestantism (26%), indigenous beliefs (18%), and the Muslim (Islamic) religion (6%).
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