Meru South District is one of the seventy-one districts of Kenya, located in that country's Eastern Province. The provinces of Kenya are subdivided into 71 districts ( Wilaya) The Eastern Province of Kenya is one of seven regions of the country In 1992, it was split from the large Meru District, along with Meru Central District, Meru North District, and Tharaka District. Meru Central District is one of the seventy-one Districts of Kenya, located in that country's Eastern Province. Meru North District is one of the seventy-one Districts of Kenya, located in that country's Eastern Province. Tharaka District is one of the seventy-one Districts of Kenya, located in that country's Eastern Province.
Meru South District is the home of the Ameru (Meru) tribe, which is sometimes described as being related to other tribes living around the Mount Kenya region: the Kikuyu and the Embu people. The Ameru tribe inhabits the Meru region of Kenya. They speak the Meru language. Mount Kenya is the highest Mountain in Kenya, and the second highest in Africa (after Mount Kilimanjaro) There is also a town in Kiambu district called Kikuyu, and a species of Pennisetum grass native to the Kenyan highlands named Kikuyu The Embu inhabit Embu District in Kenya. To the south of Embu are to be found their cousins the Mbeere people in Mbeere District. The Ameru are generally called "Bantu" people who have been native to the Mt. Bantu may refer to Bantu expansion, a series of migrations of Bantu speakers Bantu languages Bantu people Kenya area for many, many years — well before colonization of Kenya by Great Britain in the 19th Century. See also Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain (Breatainn Mhòr Prydain Fawr Breten Veur Graet Breetain is the larger of the two main islands The 19th century of the Common Era began on January 1, 1801 and ended on December 31, 1900, according to the Gregorian calendar The people of Meru South District are now predominantly Christian — Methodist, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic, and other denominations, reflecting the work of missionaries — with also minorities of Indian descent, who are mainly Hindus, and African/Arab descent, who are Muslims. A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth Methodism is a movement within Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations Presbyterianism is a family of Christian denominations within the Reformed branch of Protestant Western Christianity India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country A Hindu ( Devanagari: हिन्दू is an adherent of the philosophies and scriptures of Hinduism, a set of religious, Philosophical A Muslim (مسلم pronounced Muslim, not Muzlim) is an adherent of the Religion Meru South also has some resident Europeans predominantly British in ancestry.
The district headquarters is in Chuka. The district has one constituency: Nithi.
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