|6 024 000|
Official language in
|Regulated by||Pan South African Language Board|
Southern Sotho is one of the two official languages of Lesotho and one of the eleven official languages of South Africa. It is spoken by almost 6,024,000 people, or 7% of South Africans at home (2011 census). Southern Sotho is part of the Sotho language family.
Southern Sotho contains many loanwords from Zulu.
References[change | change source]
- "Sotho, Southern". Ethnologue. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
|Southern Sotho edition of Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia|