Xhosa people

Xhosa
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Total population
(7.9 million (2001 estimate))
Regions with significant populations

Eastern Cape: 5.4 million
Western Cape: 1.1 million
Gauteng: 0.7 million
Free State: 0.25 million
Kwazulu-Natal: 0.22 million

(2001 estimates 1)
Languages
Xhosa (many also speak Zulu, English, and/or Afrikaans)
Religion
African Traditional Religion, Christianity
Related ethnic groups
Nguni, Basotho, Zulu, other Bantu people and South Africans
 person  umXhosa
 people  amaXhosa
 language  isiXhosa

The Xhosa (Xhosa: amaXhosa) are an ethnic group living in South Africa. About 18% of people in South Africa are Xhosa. The Xhosa language, called isiXhosa, is a Bantu language of the Nguni subgroup, like Zulu.

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Other Languages
Afrikaans: Xhosas
العربية: كوسيون
беларуская: Коса
български: Кхоса
brezhoneg: Xhosa (pobl)
català: Xoses
čeština: Xhosové
Cymraeg: Xhosa (pobl)
dansk: Xhosa
Deutsch: Xhosa (Volk)
Ελληνικά: Κόσα
English: Xhosa people
español: Xhosa
Esperanto: Kosoj
euskara: Xhosa
français: Xhosa (peuple)
galego: Pobo xosa
한국어: 코사족
hrvatski: Xhosa
isiXhosa: AmaXhosa
italiano: Xhosa
Kiswahili: Waxhosa
кырык мары: Косавлӓ
лакку: Коса
latviešu: Kosi
Nederlands: Xhosa (volk)
日本語: コサ人
norsk: Xhosa
norsk nynorsk: Xhosaer
polski: Xhosa
português: Xhosa
русский: Коса (народ)
Scots: Xhosa fowk
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Xhosa
suomi: Xhosat
svenska: Xhosa (folk)
українська: Коса (народ)
中文: 科沙人