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Shona – What you need to know

Name and Language Code: Shona - SN
Alternate Names: Swina, Chishona
Family: Niger-Congo – Atlantic-Congo – Benue-Congo – Bantoid – Southern Bantoid – Bantu – Shona (S.10)
Est. number of speakers: 10,800,00 (14.200 000 including all dialects.)
Countries Official: Zimbabwe
Prevalent Countries: Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana

Prevalent Countries

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Mozambique Mozambique
South Africa South Africa
Zambia Zambia
Botswana Botswana

  Did you know?
#Shona is the most spoken Bantu language, and including all dialects totals approximately 15 million people. The second most spoken Bantu language is Zulu.