EXPLORE AFRICA FACTS AND INFORMATION - ExploreAfrica.com

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Most languages spoken in Africa belong to one of four language families: Afroasiatic, Nilo-Saharan, Niger-Congo, and Khoisan. A handful of languages associated with the continent belong to the Indo-European and Austronesian language families; the presence of the latter languages dates to 2,600 and 1,000 years ago, respectively. Learn more…

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The number of languages spoken in the entire African continent is quite enormous. According to research, it is estimated to range between 1500-2000 languages. Some of these are widely spoken across a recognizable area, while some others are in the minority that they are not even known to be in existence if not within the confines of the area they are spoken. Learn more…