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Afrikaans speaking countries

Afrikaans is the official language in South Africa and is spoken in 1 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population.

With a share of around 14%, it is most widespread in South Africa. A total of about 8.2 m people worldwide speak Afrikaans as their mother tongue.

Distribution Afrikaans

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
South AfricaSouthern Africayes13.5 %7,905,000
NamibiaSouthern Africano10.4 %259,000