Reason: The country with the most official languages is the Republic of South Africa with 11. These are: English, Afrikaans, isiZulu, isiXhosa, Sesotho, Setswana, Sepedi, Xitsonga, siSwati, isiNdebele and Tshivenda. India has 18 languages that are recognised by its constitution and can be considered as official, however the difference is that each language is recognised as the official language of a certain area e.g Kashmiri in Kashmir.
Africa - where one branch of my wive's family tree originated. Would like to be able to be more specific in where the branch started, but at this point we haven't been able to locate more precise information. Hopefully one day we will be able to. #TrollbeadsWorldTour
architectureofdoom: Taalmonument, Paarl, South Africadesigned by Jan Van Wijk, completed in 1975 The Afrikaans Language Monument, officially opened on 10 October 1975. It commemorates the semicentenary of Afrikaans being declared an official language of South Africa separate from Dutch. View this on the map
South Africa has eleven official languages: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tswana, Tsonga, Venda, Xhosa, and Zulu. The country also recognizes several unofficial languages, including Fanagalo, Khoe, Lobedu, Nama, Northern Ndebele, Phuthi, San, and South African Sign Language. Many unofficial languages have their own cultural identity including French, Portuguese, German, and Greek and some South Asian languages, such as Tamil, Hindi, Gujarati, Urdu, and Telugu.