Kenya is of the East Africa country that consists of various tribes with Bantu, Nilotic, Cushitic and Semitic origin. Some of these tribes from the same origin speak similar language and in one point understand each other. These tribes include:
They are Bantu whose territory in Kenya is situated to the south- east region of Mt. Kenya.
This is a subgroup of the larger Luhya Bantu tribe. They originally occupied Mt. Elgon slopes.
Mainly found along the northern coast of Kenya near Somalia.
This is an almost extinct tribe that live among the coastal tribes
Also called the Boni tribe, are found along the border of Kenya and Somalia.
They dominate the Rift Valley of Kenya, and consist of many related groups
This is a sub-tribe of the Luhya tribe that dominate Kakamega region.
This is a Bantu speaking group occupying the east-central parts of Kenya.
This is the largest tribe in Kenya. They mainly live in Central highlands.
This tribe is nearly extinct and live in Lamu.
These are Bantu speakers that occupy the southern shores of Lake Victoria.
These are found in southern areas of Kenya.
These are nilotic speakers the occupying the east shores of Lake Victoria.
This is a large tribe consisting of 18 sub-tribes that occupy the west part of Kenya.
They are part of the Luhya large tribe.
These are semi-nomadic tribe that has conserved their culture. They occupy the southern part of the Rift Valley in Kenya.
Form part of the Luhya tribe and speak Wanga language.
They occupy the north-eastern part of Mt. Kenya.
This group consist of nine smaller tribes. They occupy the coastal parts of Kenya.
This tribe occupy the north eastern part of Kenya near Tana river.
Sometimes called Okiek. They have started speaking Agikuyu and Masai languages
Occupy the plains of Tana River.
Are nomadic camel herders occupying Kaisut desert.
They migrate from Somolia
This tribe occupies the central rift valley of Kenya.
They live in northern Kenya and is closely related to Masai.
This is one of the smallest tribes in Kenya occupying Mfungano and Rusinga Islands.
They occupy mainly the coastal region of Kenya.
This is small tribe that is nearly extinct. They mainly live near Mt. Kenya.
They occupy the south central part of Kenya between Mt. Kilimanjaro and Tsavo National Park.
This is a sub-group of the Luhya tribe.
They originally occupy Taita Taveta region.