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It is estimated that throughout the African continent, there are 1500 languages spoken. This list contains just fifteen official languages.
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Sango is an official language of the Central African Republic. It is a creole related to Ngbandi and French. Spoken primarily in the Central African Republic, Chad, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sango is used by over 5 million people.

Domain: Language; Culture; Category: World languages; General culture

Sango er et officielt sprog i Den Centralafrikanske Republik. Det er et kreolsk relateret til Ngbandi og fransk. Tales primært i Den Centralafrikanske Republik, Tchad og den Demokratiske Republik Congo, bruges Sango af mere end 5 millioner mennesker.

Domain: Language; Culture; Category: World languages; General culture

Setswana is an official language in Botswana and South Africa. This Bantu language goes by many other names including Tswana, Chuana, Sechuana, Beetjuans, Coana, and Cuana. Setswana is also spoken in Namibia and Zimbabwe. In Botswana and South Africa, about 4 million people each speak this language. In South Africa, Setswana is the fifth most spoken language.

Domain: Language; Category: World languages

Setswana er et officielt sprog i Botswana og Sydafrika. Denne Bantu sprog går mange andre navne, herunder Tswana, Chuana, Sechuana, Beetjuans, Coana og Cuana. Setswana tales også i Namibia og Zimbabwe. I Botswana og Sydafrika taler omkring 4 millioner mennesker dette sprog. I Sydafrika, Setswana er femte mest talte sprog.

Domain: Language; Category: World languages

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