Language:  Setswana

Population of Groups Speaking

6,231,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

25

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(25 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Hua Botswana Unknown
Setswana Botswana 490,000
Setswana South Africa 405,000
 Tswana Namibia 6,600
 Tswana Zimbabwe 104,000
 Tswana, Detribalized South Africa 289,000
Tswana-Hurutshe Botswana 16,000
Tswana-Hurutshe South Africa 1,523,000
Tswana-Kwena Botswana 255,000
Tswana-Kwena South Africa 58,000
Tswana-Malete Botswana 45,000
Tswana-Malete South Africa 58,000
Tswana-Ngwaketse Botswana 244,000
Tswana-Ngwaketse South Africa 173,000
Tswana-Ngwato Botswana 582,000
Tswana-Ngwato South Africa 58,000
Tswana-Rolong Botswana 33,000
Tswana-Rolong South Africa 578,000
Tswana-Seleka Botswana 9,400
Tswana-Tawana Botswana 158,000
Tswana-Tawana Zimbabwe 36,000
Tswana-Tlhaping South Africa 405,000
Tswana-Tlharu South Africa 463,000
Tswana-Tlokwa Botswana 11,000
Tswana-Tlokwa South Africa 231,000
  Totals:  25     0
Secondary Language
(0 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 
No reported people groups speaking this as secondary language
  Totals:  0     0

Language Alternate Names
Bechuana
Beetjuans
Chuana
Chwana
Coana
Cuana
Mangwato
Ngwato
Ngwatu (Mangwato)
Ngwatu (Ngwato)
Sechuana
Secoana
Secwana
Sehurutshe
Thlaping
Thlaping (Tlapi)
Tlahaping (Tlapi)
Tlapi
Tshwana
Tsiwaha
Tswana

Dialects
Hurutshe
Kgatla
Kwena
Lete
Melete
Ngwaketse
Ngwato
Ngwatu
Rolong
Sehurutshe
Tawana
Thlaping
Thlaro
Tlahaping
Tlhaping
Tlharo
Tlokwa

Dialect Alternate Names
Mangwato
Melete
Ngwato
Tlapi
Tswana: Hurutshe
Tswana: Kgatla
Tswana: Melete
Tswana: Ngwato
Tswana: Rolong
Tswana: Tlahaping
Tswana: Tlharo
Tswana: Tlokwa