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San speaking countries

San is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 3 countries by a minor part of the population.

With a share of around 4%, it is most widespread in Botswana. A total of about 514,131.6 people worldwide speak San as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
Burkina FasoWestern Africano1.9 %386,000
BotswanaSouthern Africano3.5 %81,000
NamibiaSouthern Africano1.9 %47,000