Faces of South Africa

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Zulu Bride

The Zulu kingdom is called KwaZulu, or "place of heaven." This fertile country contains wilderness parks, traditional kraals (native villages), and Durban, Africa's busiest port.

IsiZulu is 1 of 11 official languages in South Africa, not to mention many more unofficial ones. Other official tongues include Afrikaans, English, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, siSwati, Tshivenda, and Xitsonga.

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—Photograph courtesy South African Tourism
 
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