the 200 or so languages of Africa. | Part d: The language in Africa

Map of the African continent with its current borders showing the distribution of African language families and some major African languages, map based on a map made by Mark Dingemanse

This post about ethnic diversity in Africa is a companion piece to my previous post. The renowned American anthropologist, George Murdock ( published Africa: Its peoples and their culture history i...

George Murdock’s map of the Ethnolinguistic groups of Africa

Africa is home to a plethora of diverse cultures, therefore there are a lot of uniquely indigenous languages - over 1,000 to be exact!

Another idea that ties into that of culture, is the language that is spoken there. In Africa, there are over 1000 indigenous languages that branch off of seven different language families. Africa may be a "young" continent, but it definitely has history!

Africa - Ethnolinguistic Map of the Peoples... | AFRICAN, BLACK & DIASPORIC HISTORY

Africa - Ethnolinguistic Map of the Peoples Published in December 1971 with the article “The Zulus: Black Nation in a Land of Apartheid,” this map is a supplement to the “Heritage of Africa” map printed in the same issue.

Languages of Africa - Wikipedia

Languages of Africa - Wikipedia

Languages of Africa. Data source: World Language Mapping System/Ethnologue. (Steve Huffman/WorldGeoDatasets)

40 more maps that explain the world

The amazingly diverse languages of Africa & 40 more maps that explain the world - The Washington Post

South Africa has 11 Official Languages BelAfrique - Your Personal Travel Planner - www.belafrique.co.za

South Africa has 11 Official Languages, soon to be 12 as South African Sign Language receives the recognition it deserves.

This week's scholarship differs from others by supporting those taking the  road less traveled. It excludes countries of Western Europe, Canada,  Australia, and New Zealand. So no leaning on Pisa for you! As stated on the  site, "This is a unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate  students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical  to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa,  Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin…

#MoneyMonday- Boren Scholarship Basics

This week's scholarship differs from others by supporting those taking the road less traveled. It excludes countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. So no leaning on Pisa for you! As stated on the site, "This is a unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin…

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