Xhosa speaking countriesXhosa is the official language in South Africa but is not spoken in any other countries. The Xhosa language (native name: isiXhosa) has its roots in the Niger–Congo language family.
Further languages in South Africa are:
|South Africa||Southern Africa||yes||16.0 %||9,489,000|
Unless otherwise described in the text, this page is about native speakers - not the total number of speakers. How many people understand or speak Xhosa as a subsequently learned language is not the subject of this page. Countries where native speakers make up only a few thousand or even a few hundred people, or countries with a percentage well below 1%, are maybe not listed here.