English is the national language of Zambia and the most common language spoken. However, Zambia also has many indigenous languages that are spoken among tribes. Most of these 70 languages are members of the Bantu language.
Endonym Map: This map depicts endonyms of the countries of the world in their official or national languages. In cases where a country has more than one national or official language, the language that is most widely used by the local population is shown.
Many Americans (including myself) believe that linguistic diversity is a key aspect of our heritage and that English-only laws are motivated by fear and by false stereotypes about non-native speakers, a view supported in this ACLU Briefing Paper.