Meru in Kenya

Joshua Project has identified the Meru only in Kenya





Largest Religion

Main Language


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People Name General Meru
People Name in Country Meru
Population in Kenya 1,903,000
World Population 1,903,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba
People Name General Meru
Ethnic Code NAB57e
People ID 19083
Country Kenya
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 19  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Eastern Province, Meru District, northeast of Mt. Kenya.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Kimiiru: Meru (1,903,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kimiiru: Meru 1,903,000
For Primary Language: Kimiiru

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1921-1955)
New Testament Yes   (1952-1988)
Complete Bible Yes   (1964)
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Four Spiritual Laws General
Jesus Film: view in Kimiiru Film / Video
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 54.00 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
0.00 %
1.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
1.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
20.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
50.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
Photo Source: Caxton Muriuki  
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