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Xitsonga – What you need to know

Xitsonga is spoken by approximately 4.5% of South Africa’s population and mostly spoken in Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga. Shangaan is a dialect of the Xitsonga language.
Name and Language Code: Xitsonga – TS
Alternate Names: Shangaan; Changana, Tsonga
Family: Niger-Congo > Atlantic-Congo > Volta- Congo > Benue-Congo > Bantoid > Southern > Narrow Bantu > Central > S group > Tswa-Ronga > Xitsonga
Est. number of speakers: 2 277 000 (South Africa)
Countries Official: South Africa
Prevalent Countries: South Africa, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

Prevalent Countries

South Africa South Africa
 Mozambique Mozambique
 Swaziland Swaziland
 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe