Tugen

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A language of Kenya

Population

140,000 (2009 census), increasing.

Location

Baringo, Nakuru, and Nyandarua counties: generally north of Nakuru town; some in Laikipia county.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. People may not be able to use other Kalenjin [kln] literature. A member of macrolanguage Kalenjin [kln].

Language Use

Home, social gatherings. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use English [eng], mainly in schools and all official places. Also use Kiswahili [swh], mainly in schools and all official places.

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.