South African English

South African English (SAfrE, SAfrEng, SAE, en-ZA)[lower-alpha 1] is the set of English language dialects native to South Africans.

South Africa English
RegionSouth Africa
EthnicitySouth Africans
Early forms
Latin (English alphabet)
Unified English Braille
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottologsout3331
IETFen-ZA
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Geographical distribution of English in South Africa: proportion of the population that speaks English at home
  0–20%
  20–40%
  40–60%
  60–80%
  80–100%
Geographical distribution of English in South Africa: density of English home-language speakers. The four high-density clusters correspond to the locations of Pretoria and Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town (clockwise).
  <1 /km²
  1–3 /km²
  3–10 /km²
  10–30 /km²
  30–100 /km²
  100–300 /km²
  300–1000 /km²
  1000–3000 /km²
  >3000 /km²

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