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ISO 639-1 standard language codes

Here is a list of the most common ISO language codes, conforming to the ISO 639-1 standard, complete with two letter country codes where relevant.

 

Code

Language (region)

af

Afrikaans

ar-ae

Arabic (U.A.E.)

ar-bh

Arabic (Bahrain)

ar-dz

Arabic (Algeria)

ar-eg

Arabic (Egypt)

ar-iq

Arabic (Iraq)

ar-jo

Arabic (Jordan)

ar-kw

Arabic (Kuwait)

ar-lb

Arabic (Lebanon)

ar-ly

Arabic (Libya)

ar-ma

Arabic (Morocco)

ar-om

Arabic (Oman)

ar-qa

Arabic (Qatar)

ar-sa

Arabic (Saudi Arabia)

ar-sy

Arabic (Syria)

ar-tn

Arabic (Tunisia)

ar-ye

Arabic (Yemen)

be

Belarusian

bg

Bulgarian

ca

Catalan

cs

Czech

cy

Welsh

da

Danish

de

German (Standard)

de-at

German (Austria)

de-ch

German (Switzerland)

de-li

German (Liechtenstein)

de-lu

German (Luxembourg)

el

Greek

en

English

en-au

English (Australia)

en-bz

English (Belize)

en-ca

English (Canada)

en-gb

English (United Kingdom)

en-ie

English (Ireland)

en-jm

English (Jamaica)

en-nz

English (New Zealand)

en-tt

English (Trinidad)

en-us

English (United States)

en-za

English (South Africa)

es

Spanish (Spain)

es-ar

Spanish (Argentina)

es-bo

Spanish (Bolivia)

es-cl

Spanish (Chile)

es-co

Spanish (Colombia)

es-cr

Spanish (Costa Rica)

es-do

Spanish (Dominican Republic)

es-ec

Spanish (Ecuador)

es-gt

Spanish (Guatemala)

es-hn

Spanish (Honduras)

es-mx

Spanish (Mexico)

es-ni

Spanish (Nicaragua)

es-pa

Spanish (Panama)

es-pe

Spanish (Peru)

es-pr

Spanish (Puerto Rico)

es-py

Spanish (Paraguay)

es-sv

Spanish (El Salvador)

es-uy

Spanish (Uruguay)

es-ve

Spanish (Venezuela)

et

Estonian

eu

Basque

fa

Farsi

fi

Finnish

fo

Faeroese

fr

French (Standard)

fr-be

French (Belgium)

fr-ca

French (Canada)

fr-ch

French (Switzerland)

fr-lu

French (Luxembourg)

ga

Irish

gd

Gaelic (Scotland)

he

Hebrew

hi

Hindi

hr

Croatian

hu

Hungarian

id

Indonesian

is

Icelandic

it

Italian (Standard)

it-ch

Italian (Switzerland)

ja

Japanese

ji

Yiddish

ko

Korean

ko

Korean (Johab)

ku

Kurdish

lt

Lithuanian

lv

Latvian

mk

Macedonian (FYROM)

ml

Malayalam

ms

Malaysian

mt

Maltese

nl

Dutch (Standard)

nl-be

Dutch (Belgium)

nb

Norwegian (Bokmål)

nn

Norwegian (Nynorsk)

no

Norwegian

pa

Punjabi

pl

Polish

pt

Portuguese (Portugal)

pt-br

Portuguese (Brazil)

rm

Rhaeto-Romanic

ro

Romanian

ro-md

Romanian (Republic of Moldova)

ru

Russian

ru-md

Russian (Republic of Moldova)

sb

Sorbian

sk

Slovak

sl

Slovenian

sq

Albanian

sr

Serbian

sv

Swedish

sv-fi

Swedish (Finland)

th

Thai

tn

Tswana

tr

Turkish

ts

Tsonga

uk

Ukrainian

ur

Urdu

ve

Venda

vi

Vietnamese

xh

Xhosa

zh-cn

Chinese (PRC)

zh-hk

Chinese (Hong Kong)

zh-sg

Chinese (Singapore)

zh-tw

Chinese (Taiwan)

zu

Zulu