Tag: afrikaans

  • War Monument

    The Hildebrand Anglo-Boer War Monument and grave site is located along Route 27 on the West Coast near

  • Afrikaans

    Afrikaans, one of South Africa's 11 official languages, is spoken by the majority of the population as either a first or second language. As South African born language, Afrikaans has a fascinating history and has become wide spread, even being spoken freely in Namibia and partly in Botswana, Zimbabwe and other countries. Although considered by some English speaking South African's as a ...

  • Languages

    Due to the variety of cultures and ethnic groups living in South Africa, the country has eleven official languages. Not everyone in South Africa can speak all eleven, so visitors need not worry. The majority of South Africans can speak and understand English, so tourists will be able to communicate with locals relatively easily. The eleven official languages are Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, ...