There are eleven official names of South Africa, one in each of its eleven official languages. The number is surpassed only by India. These languages include English, Afrikaans, the Nguni languages (Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele, and Swazi), as well as the Sotho languages, which include Tswana, Sotho and Northern Sotho. The remaining two languages are Venda and Tsonga. The official names are: And one former name: South Africa's country code, ZA, is an abbreviation of this former official name, Zuid-Afrika.

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  • There are eleven official names of South Africa, one in each of its eleven official languages. The number is surpassed only by India. These languages include English, Afrikaans, the Nguni languages (Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele, and Swazi), as well as the Sotho languages, which include Tswana, Sotho and Northern Sotho. The remaining two languages are Venda and Tsonga. There are smaller but still significant groups of speakers of Khoi-San languages which are not official languages, but are one of the eight unofficially recognised languages. There are even smaller groups of speakers of endangered languages, many of which are from the Khoi-San family, but receive no official status; however, some groups within South Africa are attempting to promote their use and revival. The official names are: And one former name: South Africa's country code, ZA, is an abbreviation of this former official name, Zuid-Afrika. (en)
  • A África do Sul conta com onze línguas oficiais — o segundo país do mundo com mais línguas oficiais, a seguir à Índia. Como tal, existem onze nomes oficiais para o país. Estes são: * Republiek van Suid-Afrika (africânder) * Republic of South Africa (inglês) * IRiphabliki yeSewula Afrika (Ndebele) * IRiphabliki yaseMzantsi Afrika (Xhosa) * IRiphabliki yaseNingizimu Afrika (Zulu) * Rephaboliki ya Afrika-Borwa (Sotho do Norte) * Rephaboliki ya Afrika Borwa (Sotho) * Rephaboliki ya Aforika Borwa (Tswana) * IRiphabhulikhi yeNingizimu Afrika (Swati) * Riphabuḽiki ya Afurika Tshipembe (Venda) * Riphabliki ra Afrika Dzonga (Tsonga) (pt)
  • Здесь представлены 11 официальных названий Южно-Африканской Республики на всех её одиннадцати официальных языках: английском, африкаанс, венда, зулу, коса, ндебеле, свати, северном сото, южном сото, тсвана, тсонга. Это число превзошла только Индия. Ранее использовалось следующее название: Южно-африканский доменный код страны ZA расшифровывается как Zuid-Afrika. (ru)
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  • A África do Sul conta com onze línguas oficiais — o segundo país do mundo com mais línguas oficiais, a seguir à Índia. Como tal, existem onze nomes oficiais para o país. Estes são: * Republiek van Suid-Afrika (africânder) * Republic of South Africa (inglês) * IRiphabliki yeSewula Afrika (Ndebele) * IRiphabliki yaseMzantsi Afrika (Xhosa) * IRiphabliki yaseNingizimu Afrika (Zulu) * Rephaboliki ya Afrika-Borwa (Sotho do Norte) * Rephaboliki ya Afrika Borwa (Sotho) * Rephaboliki ya Aforika Borwa (Tswana) * IRiphabhulikhi yeNingizimu Afrika (Swati) * Riphabuḽiki ya Afurika Tshipembe (Venda) * Riphabliki ra Afrika Dzonga (Tsonga) (pt)
  • Здесь представлены 11 официальных названий Южно-Африканской Республики на всех её одиннадцати официальных языках: английском, африкаанс, венда, зулу, коса, ндебеле, свати, северном сото, южном сото, тсвана, тсонга. Это число превзошла только Индия. Ранее использовалось следующее название: Южно-африканский доменный код страны ZA расшифровывается как Zuid-Afrika. (ru)
  • There are eleven official names of South Africa, one in each of its eleven official languages. The number is surpassed only by India. These languages include English, Afrikaans, the Nguni languages (Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele, and Swazi), as well as the Sotho languages, which include Tswana, Sotho and Northern Sotho. The remaining two languages are Venda and Tsonga. The official names are: And one former name: South Africa's country code, ZA, is an abbreviation of this former official name, Zuid-Afrika. (en)
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  • Official names of South Africa (en)
  • Nomes oficiais da África do Sul (pt)
  • Официальные названия Южно-Африканской Республики (ru)
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