Kalanga people

The Kalanga or Bakalanga are a southern Bantu ethnic group mainly inhabiting Matebeleland in Zimbabwe, northeastern Botswana and Limpopo Province in South Africa. They are historically related to the Nambya, Lozwi, Karanga and Venda.

BaKalanga
Kalanga woman in Botswana
Total population
850,000
Regions with significant populations
 Zimbabwe700,000[1]
 Botswana150,000[1]
Languages
Ndebele, TjiKalanga, Shona languages
Religion
African Traditional Religion, Christianity
Related ethnic groups
Northern Ndebele, Shona, and other Southern Bantu peoples

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