Kings and Paramount chiefs of South Africa

South Africa is a rich nation full of different tribes and cultures that are celebrated on national heritage day. Most of these tribes have had monarchical institutions at either kingdom level or chieftancy levels. Some are officially recognised by government as kings, others as Principal traditional leaders, others as chiefs. The recognition issue is always debatable and their people call them kings

Below are a list of kings of South Africa

Officially government recognised Kings

King of AmaZulu

King of AmaXhosa

King of AmaNdebele

King of AmaMpondo

King of AbaThembu

King of VhaVenda

King of BaPedi

Queen of BaLobedu

King of AmaMpondomise

King of Rharhabe

Other traditional monarchs

List incomplete due to their high number, we are still adding

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