South Africa: the Coloureds or Black Africans

Africa is the second largest continent with a population of more than 680 million people making 10% of the world’s population. South Africa is located in the southern tip on the continent. On the west South Africa is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and on the south and east is bordered by the Indian Ocean. The capital of South Africa is Pretoria. South Africa has a population of 42,718,530, and it has a “mostly semiarid; subtropical along east coast; sunny days, cool nights” (Kwintessential) climate.
South Africa is an area that make-up 75.2% black, 13.6% white, 8.6% Colored, and 2.6% Indian ethnicity. A region where the religions believes are based on a 68% of Christianity, Muslim, Hindu, indigenous beliefs and animist. Another part of South Africa’s culture is its language. This is a city that has 11 official languages making English the language of administration. Other languages that are part official in South Africa are Afrikaans, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Southern Sotho, Swazi, Tsongo, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, and Zulu.
South Africa is considered one of the most multicultural countries in the world. Its populations is conform of indigenous black people, white Europeans, Indians, Indo-Malays, Chinese, and others making it difficult to generalize all South Africa etiquettes and culture.   In South Africa families are based on a nuclear family and extended family or a tribe. “A traditional African society, the tribe is the most important community as it is the equivalent of a nation. The tribe provides both emotional and financial security in much the same way the nuclear family does to white or coloured South Africans. The coloured and more traditional Afrikaans cultures consider their extended family to be almost as important as their nuclear family, while the English-speaking white community places more emphasis on the nuclear family. (Kwintessential)”
In South Africa race is defined based on the classification of people based on their characteristics. These...