The Xhosa (Xhosa: amaXhosa) are an ethnic group living in South Africa. About 18% of people in South Africa are Xhosa. The Xhosa language, called isiXhosa, is a Bantu language of the Nguni subgroup, like Zulu.
|(7.9 million (2001 estimate))|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Eastern Cape: 5.4 million|
|Xhosa (many also speak Zulu, English, and/or Afrikaans)|
|African Traditional Religion, Christianity|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Nguni, Basotho, Zulu, other Bantu people and South Africans|