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Zulu may refer to:

Zulu people[edit]

  • Zulu Kingdom or Zulu Empire, a former monarchy in what is now South Africa
  • Zulu language, a Bantu language spoken in southern Africa
  • Zulu people, an ethnic group of southern Africa

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]



  • "Zulu" (song), a 1981 dance single by British funk duo the Quick
  • Zulu Records, a record store in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada founded in 1981
  • "Zulu", a song by Blink-182 from the 1996 EP They Came to Conquer... Uranus
  • Zulu (band), an American hardcore punk band formed in 2019

Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • Zulu (surname), a surname (including a list of people with the name)
  • Gilbert Lani Kauhi (1937–2004), stage name Zulu, who played Kono in the original Hawaii Five-O series
  • Zulu kaMalandela, founder (c. 1709) and chief of the Zulu clan
  • Zulu Sofola (1935–1995), professor and the first published female Nigerian playwright and dramatist
  • Shaka Zulu (c. 1787 – 1828), leader of the Zulu Kingdom



Science and technology[edit]

  • Zulü, an approximation of pi
  • Zulu, a variant of the 1910s Sunbeam Crusader motorcycle engine
  • Alaena, a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae commonly called zulus
  • Azul Zulu, a binary build of OpenJDK (a Java implementation) developed by Azul Systems
  • Torbenia, a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae commonly called zulus
  • Zulu sheep, a breed raised primarily by the Zulu people in Southern Africa
  • Zulu time, more commonly known as UTC, for the Z in TZ timestamps

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]