South Africa: Languages and Travel Information

South Africa is located in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a population of 50,586,757 (2011) and the arrival of 8,074,000 (2010) tourists a year. Are you traveling or researching South Africa? Following is some information on the languages and country. SpeakSheets offers our Lifetime Members printable and downloadable language sheets with no monthly costs ever. With more than 16 languages covering over 2.3 billion people worldwide, we can help make your travels to South Africa and beyond even more fun!

If you are traveling to South Africa or just looking for some more information, we can provide some South Africa travel language help. We also have some word categories for travel to South Africa. We’re always working on new languages and more travel words for the languages we do have. Our Lifetime Members have unlimited access to download and print our language sheets. We have the best language sheets on the web, guaranteed.

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Travel to these cities in South Africa and beyond!

Always wanted to visit or return to South Africa? We provide some great travel info for the following cities in South Africa.

Travel to Carletonville, South Africa 182,304 residents
Travel to Queenstown, South Africa 105,309 residents
Travel to Nigel, South Africa 140,644 residents
Travel to Worcester, South Africa 127,597 residents
Travel to Vanderbijlpark, South Africa 246,754 residents
Travel to Uitenhage, South Africa 228,912 residents
Travel to Durban, South Africa 3,120,282 residents
Travel to eMbalenhle, South Africa 141,741 residents
Travel to Port Elizabeth, South Africa 967,677 residents
Travel to Tembisa, South Africa 511,655 residents

Other Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Learning a few words in the language of the country you are visiting will help make your travels more immersive and fun. Here are other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa:

CountryLanguage(s)PopulationAnnual TouristsRegion
AngolaPortuguese
19,618,432 (2011)
425,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
BeninFrench
9,099,922 (2011)
199,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
BotswanaEnglish, Tswana
2,030,738 (2011)
2,145,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Burkina FasoFrench
16,967,845 (2011)
274,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
BurundiFrench
8,575,172 (2011)
201,000 (2006)
Sub-Saharan Africa
CameroonEnglish, French
20,030,362 (2011)
298,000 (2008)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Cape VerdePortuguese
500,585 (2011)
382,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Central African RepublicFrench, Sango
4,486,837 (2011)
52,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
ChadArabic, French
11,525,496 (2011)
31,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
ComorosArabic, French
753,943 (2011)
15,000 (2007)
Sub-Saharan Africa
CongoFrench
4,139,748 (2011)
85,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Côte d’IvoireFrench
20,152,894 (2011)
n/a
Sub-Saharan Africa
Dem. Rep. CongoFrench, Swahili
67,757,577 (2011)
53,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Equatorial GuineaFrench, Spanish
720,213 (2011)
n/a
Sub-Saharan Africa
EritreaArabic, English
5,415,280 (2011)
84,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
EthiopiaAmharic
84,734,262 (2011)
330,000 (2008)
Sub-Saharan Africa
GabonFrench
1,534,262 (2011)
358,000 (2008)
Sub-Saharan Africa
GhanaEnglish
24,965,816 (2011)
803,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Guinea-BissauPortuguese
1,547,061 (2011)
30,000 (2007)
Sub-Saharan Africa
GuineaFrench
10,221,808 (2011)
30,000 (2007)
Sub-Saharan Africa
KenyaEnglish, Swahili
41,609,728 (2011)
1,469,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
LesothoEnglish, Sotho
2,193,843 (2011)
414,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
LiberiaEnglish
4,128,572 (2011)
n/a
Sub-Saharan Africa
MadagascarFrench, Malagasy
21,315,135 (2011)
196,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
MalawiChewa, English
15,380,888 (2011)
746,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
MaliFrench
15,839,538 (2011)
169,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
MauritaniaArabic, French
3,541,540 (2011)
30,000 (2000)
Sub-Saharan Africa
MauritiusEnglish, French
1,286,051 (2011)
935,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
MozambiquePortuguese
23,929,708 (2011)
2,224,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
NamibiaEnglish
2,324,004 (2011)
984,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
NigerArabic, French
16,068,994 (2011)
66,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
NigeriaEnglish
162,470,737 (2011)
1,414,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
RwandaEnglish, French, Kinyarwanda
10,942,950 (2011)
666,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
São Tomé and PrincipePortuguese
168,526 (2011)
8,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
SenegalArabic, French
12,767,556 (2011)
875,000 (2007)
Sub-Saharan Africa
SeychellesEnglish, French
86,000 (2011)
175,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Sierra LeoneEnglish
5,997,486 (2011)
39,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
SomaliaArabic, English
9,556,873 (2011)
n/a
Sub-Saharan Africa
South AfricaAfrikaans, English, Sotho, Southern Ndebele, Swati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
50,586,757 (2011)
8,074,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
South SudanEnglish
10,314,021 (2011)
n/a
Sub-Saharan Africa
SudanArabic, English
34,318,385 (2011)
420,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
SwazilandEnglish, Swati
1,067,773 (2011)
868,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
TanzaniaEnglish, Swahili
46,218,486 (2011)
783,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
The GambiaEnglish
1,776,103 (2011)
91,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
TogoFrench
6,154,813 (2011)
150,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
UgandaEnglish, Swahili
34,509,205 (2011)
946,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
ZambiaEnglish
13,474,959 (2011)
815,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
ZimbabweEnglish, Northern Ndebele, Shona
12,754,378 (2011)
2,239,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa

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