184,000 (2009 census), increasing. Chonyi 149,000, Jibana 35,200.
Kilifi county: Indian Ocean area northeast of Mombasa.
Chonyi (Chichonyi, Kichonyi), Jibana (Chidzihana). May understand Kigiryama [nyf]. Kauma (Chikauma) now considered to be a dialect of Kigiryama (2012 M. Wekunda).
Latin script [Latn], in development.
9 ethnic groups form the Mijikenda community. Christian, Muslim.