Lifestyle

South African Lifestyle- South Africa is a breathtakingly beautiful country with a culturally diverse people and a wide variety of activities and attractions to enjoy. The lifestyle of South Africans changes according to their income, their geographical position and their preferences, but in general South Africans are fun-loving and laid back.

The culture of South Africa is known for its ethnic and cultural diversity. The South African majority still has a substantial number of rural inhabitants who lead largely impoverished lives. It is among these people, however, that cultural tradition survive most strongly; as South Africans have become increasingly urbanized and Westernised, aspects of traditional culture have declined. Urban South Africans usually speak English or Afrikaans in addition to their native language. There are smaller but still significant groups of speakers of Khoisan languages, not included in the eleven official languages, but are one of the eight other officially recognised languages. There are small groups of speakers of endangered languages, most of which are from the Khoisan family, that receive no official status; however, some groups within South Africa are attempting to promote their use and revival.

 

 

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