1. Religion & Spirituality

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:


was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Most Emailed Articles

The Bible and Suicide

South Africa
Religion Index
2003 Report on Religious Liberty in South Africa
South Africa:
Religion Around the World: Main Page

[Country Flag of South Africa]

noun: South African(s)
adjective: South African

Ethnic groups: black 75.2%, white 13.6%, Colored 8.6%, Indian 2.6%


Christian 68% (includes most whites and Coloreds, about 60% of blacks and about 40% of Indians),
Muslim 2%,
Hindu 1.5% (60% of Indians),
traditional and animistic 28.5%

Languages: 11 official languages, including Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Pedi, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu

Country name:
conventional long form: Republic of South Africa
conventional short form: South Africa
abbreviation: RSA

[Country map of South Africa] -->

  1. About.com
  2. Religion & Spirituality
  3. Agnosticism & Atheism

©2017 About.com. All rights reserved.