The Locales of Windows 8, not yet divvied up...

by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2012/08/21 07:01 -04:00, original URI: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2012/08/21/10341855.aspx


Now in the past, I've written The Locales of Windows 7, all divvied up, which included:

I've also written the sequel, The Locales of Windows 7, divvied up further, which included the slihttky more niche:

Since then, I've also written The evolving Story of Locale Support, part 13: Divvying up locales, yet again!.

But one list has never yet been published.

And I'm gonna publish it now. :-)

Table 8:  The locales of Windows 8 (full list)

Name Display Name Native Name
af-ZA Afrikaans (South Africa) Afrikaans (Suid-Afrika)
am-ET Amharic (Ethiopia) አማርኛ (ኢትዮጵያ)
ar-AE Arabic (U.A.E.) العربية (الإمارات العربية المتحدة)
ar-BH Arabic (Bahrain) العربية (البحرين)
ar-DZ Arabic (Algeria) العربية (الجزائر)
ar-EG Arabic (Egypt) العربية (مصر)
ar-IQ Arabic (Iraq) العربية (العراق)
ar-JO Arabic (Jordan) العربية (الأردن)
ar-KW Arabic (Kuwait) العربية (الكويت)
ar-LB Arabic (Lebanon) العربية (لبنان)
ar-LY Arabic (Libya) العربية (ليبيا)
ar-MA Arabic (Morocco) العربية (المملكة المغربية)
arn-CL Mapudungun (Chile) Mapudungun (Chile)
ar-OM Arabic (Oman) العربية (عمان)
ar-QA Arabic (Qatar) العربية (قطر)
ar-SA Arabic (Saudi Arabia) العربية (المملكة العربية السعودية)
ar-SY Arabic (Syria) العربية (سوريا)
ar-TN Arabic (Tunisia) العربية (تونس)
ar-YE Arabic (Yemen) العربية (اليمن)
as-IN Assamese (India) অসমীয়া (ভাৰত)
az-Cyrl-AZ Azeri (Cyrillic, Azerbaijan) Азәрбајҹан (Азәрбајҹан)
az-Latn-AZ Azeri (Latin, Azerbaijan) Azərbaycan dili (Azərbaycan)
ba-RU Bashkir (Russia) Башҡорт (Рәсәй)
be-BY Belarusian (Belarus) Беларуская (Беларусь)
bg-BG Bulgarian (Bulgaria) български (България)
bn-BD Bengali (Bangladesh) বাংলা (বাংলাদেশ)
bn-IN Bengali (India) বাংলা (ভারত)
bo-CN Tibetan (PRC) བོད་ཡིག (ཀྲུང་ཧྭ་མི་དམངས་སྤྱི་མཐུན་རྒྱལ་ཁབ།)
br-FR Breton (France) brezhoneg (Frañs)
bs-Cyrl-BA Bosnian (Cyrillic, Bosnia and Herzegovina) босански (Босна и Херцеговина)
bs-Latn-BA Bosnian (Latin, Bosnia and Herzegovina) bosanski (Bosna i Hercegovina)
ca-ES Catalan (Catalan) Català (Català)
ca-ES-valencia Valencian (Spain) Valencià (Espanya)
chr-Cher-US Cherokee (Cherokee) ᏣᎳᎩ (ᏣᎳᎩ)
co-FR Corsican (France) Corsu (Francia)
cs-CZ Czech (Czech Republic) čeština (Česká republika)
cy-GB Welsh (United Kingdom) Cymraeg (Y Deyrnas Unedig)
da-DK Danish (Denmark) dansk (Danmark)
de-AT German (Austria) Deutsch (Österreich)
de-CH German (Switzerland) Deutsch (Schweiz)
de-DE German (Germany) Deutsch (Deutschland)
de-LI German (Liechtenstein) Deutsch (Liechtenstein)
de-LU German (Luxembourg) Deutsch (Luxemburg)
dsb-DE Lower Sorbian (Germany) dolnoserbšćina (Nimska)
dv-MV Divehi (Maldives) ދިވެހިބަސް (ދިވެހި ރާއްޖެ)
el-GR Greek (Greece) Ελληνικά (Ελλάδα)
en-029 English (Caribbean) English (Caribbean)
en-AU English (Australia) English (Australia)
en-BZ English (Belize) English (Belize)
en-CA English (Canada) English (Canada)
en-GB English (United Kingdom) English (United Kingdom)
en-IE English (Ireland) English (Ireland)
en-IN English (India) English (India)
en-JM English (Jamaica) English (Jamaica)
en-MY English (Malaysia) English (Malaysia)
en-NZ English (New Zealand) English (New Zealand)
en-PH English (Republic of the Philippines) English (Philippines)
en-SG English (Singapore) English (Singapore)
en-TT English (Trinidad and Tobago) English (Trinidad and Tobago)
en-US English (United States) English (United States)
en-ZA English (South Africa) English (South Africa)
en-ZW English (Zimbabwe) English (Zimbabwe)
es-AR Spanish (Argentina) Español (Argentina)
es-BO Spanish (Bolivia) Español (Bolivia)
es-CL Spanish (Chile) Español (Chile)
es-CO Spanish (Colombia) Español (Colombia)
es-CR Spanish (Costa Rica) Español (Costa Rica)
es-DO Spanish (Dominican Republic) Español (República Dominicana)
es-EC Spanish (Ecuador) Español (Ecuador)
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Español (España, alfabetización internacional)
es-GT Spanish (Guatemala) Español (Guatemala)
es-HN Spanish (Honduras) Español (Honduras)
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Español (México)
es-NI Spanish (Nicaragua) Español (Nicaragua)
es-PA Spanish (Panama) Español (Panamá)
es-PE Spanish (Peru) Español (Perú)
es-PR Spanish (Puerto Rico) Español (Puerto Rico)
es-PY Spanish (Paraguay) Español (Paraguay)
es-SV Spanish (El Salvador) Español (El Salvador)
es-US Spanish (United States) Español (Estados Unidos)
es-UY Spanish (Uruguay) Español (Uruguay)
es-VE Spanish (Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) Español (Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela)
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) eesti (Eesti)
eu-ES Basque (Basque) euskara (euskara)
fa-IR Persian فارسى (ایران)
ff-Latn-SN Fulah (Latin, Senegal) Fulah (Sénégal)
fi-FI Finnish (Finland) suomi (Suomi)
fil-PH Filipino (Philippines) Filipino (Pilipinas)
fo-FO Faroese (Faroe Islands) føroyskt (Føroyar)
fr-BE French (Belgium) français (Belgique)
fr-CA French (Canada) français (Canada)
fr-CH French (Switzerland) français (Suisse)
fr-FR French (France) français (France)
fr-LU French (Luxembourg) français (Luxembourg)
fr-MC French (Monaco) français (Principauté de Monaco)
fy-NL Frisian (Netherlands) Frysk (Nederlân)
ga-IE Irish (Ireland) Gaeilge (Éire)
gd-GB Scottish Gaelic (United Kingdom) Gàidhlig (An Rìoghachd Aonaichte)
gl-ES Galician (Galician) galego (galego)
gsw-FR Alsatian (France) Elsässisch (Frànkrisch)
gu-IN Gujarati (India) ગુજરાતી (ભારત)
ha-Latn-NG Hausa (Latin, Nigeria) Hausa (Nijeriya)
haw-US Hawaiian (United States) Hawaiʻi (ʻAmelika)
he-IL Hebrew (Israel) עברית (ישראל)
hi-IN Hindi (India) हिंदी (भारत)
hr-BA Croatian (Latin, Bosnia and Herzegovina) hrvatski (Bosna i Hercegovina)
hr-HR Croatian (Croatia) hrvatski (Hrvatska)
hsb-DE Upper Sorbian (Germany) hornjoserbšćina (Němska)
hu-HU Hungarian (Hungary) magyar (Magyarország)
hy-AM Armenian (Armenia) Հայերեն (Հայաստան)
id-ID Indonesian (Indonesia) Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesia)
ig-NG Igbo (Nigeria) Igbo (Nigeria)
ii-CN Yi (PRC) ꆈꌠꁱꂷ (ꍏꉸꏓꂱꇭꉼꇩ)
is-IS Icelandic (Iceland) íslenska (Ísland)
it-CH Italian (Switzerland) italiano (Svizzera)
it-IT Italian (Italy) italiano (Italia)
iu-Cans-CA Inuktitut (Syllabics, Canada) ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ (ᑲᓇᑕᒥ)
iu-Latn-CA Inuktitut (Latin, Canada) Inuktitut (Kanatami)
ja-JP Japanese (Japan) 日本語 (日本)
ka-GE Georgian (Georgia) ქართული (საქართველო)
kk-KZ Kazakh (Kazakhstan) Қазақ (Қазақстан)
kl-GL Greenlandic (Greenland) kalaallisut (Kalaallit Nunaat)
km-KH Khmer (Cambodia) ភាសាខ្មែរ (កម្ពុជា)
kn-IN Kannada (India) ಕನ್ನಡ (ಭಾರತ)
kok-IN Konkani (India) कोंकणी (भारत)
ko-KR Korean (Korea) 한국어(대한민국)
ku-Arab-IQ Central Kurdish (Iraq) کوردیی ناوەڕاست (کوردستان)
ky-KG Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan) Кыргыз (Кыргызстан)
lb-LU Luxembourgish (Luxembourg) Lëtzebuergesch (Lëtzebuerg)
lo-LA Lao (Lao P.D.R.) ພາສາລາວ (ສປປ ລາວ)
lt-LT Lithuanian (Lithuania) lietuvių (Lietuva)
lv-LV Latvian (Latvia) latviešu (Latvija)
mi-NZ Maori (New Zealand) Reo Māori (Aotearoa)
mk-MK Macedonian (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) македонски јазик (Македонија)
ml-IN Malayalam (India) മലയാളം (ഭാരതം)
mn-MN Mongolian (Cyrillic, Mongolia) Монгол хэл (Монгол улс)
mn-Mong-CN Mongolian (Traditional Mongolian, PRC) ᠮᠤᠨᠭᠭᠤᠯ ᠬᠡᠯᠡ (ᠪᠦᠭᠦᠳᠡ ᠨᠠᠢᠷᠠᠮᠳᠠᠬᠤ ᠳᠤᠮᠳᠠᠳᠤ ᠠᠷᠠᠳ ᠣᠯᠣᠰ)
moh-CA Mohawk (Mohawk) Kanien'kéha
mr-IN Marathi (India) मराठी (भारत)
ms-BN Malay (Brunei Darussalam) Bahasa Melayu (Brunei Darussalam)
ms-MY Malay (Malaysia) Bahasa Melayu (Malaysia)
mt-MT Maltese (Malta) Malti (Malta)
nb-NO Norwegian, Bokmål (Norway) norsk, bokmål (Norge)
ne-NP Nepali (Nepal) नेपाली (नेपाल)
nl-BE Dutch (Belgium) Nederlands (België)
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Nederlands (Nederland)
nn-NO Norwegian, Nynorsk (Norway) norsk, nynorsk (Noreg)
nso-ZA Sesotho sa Leboa (South Africa) Sesotho sa Leboa (Afrika Borwa)
oc-FR Occitan (France) Occitan (França)
or-IN Oriya (India) ଓଡ଼ିଆ (ଭାରତ)
pa-Arab-PK Punjabi (Islamic Republic of Pakistan) پنجابی (پاکستان)
pa-IN Punjabi (India) ਪੰਜਾਬੀ (ਭਾਰਤ)
pl-PL Polish (Poland) polski (Polska)
prs-AF Dari (Afghanistan) درى (افغانستان)
ps-AF Pashto (Afghanistan) پښتو (افغانستان)
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Português (Brasil)
pt-PT Portuguese (Portugal) português (Portugal)
qut-GT K'iche (Guatemala) K'iche' (Guatemala)
quz-BO Quechua (Bolivia) runasimi (Qullasuyu)
quz-EC Quechua (Ecuador) runa shimi (Ecuador Suyu)
quz-PE Quechua (Peru) runasimi (Peru)
rm-CH Romansh (Switzerland) Rumantsch (Svizra)
ro-RO Romanian (Romania) română (România)
ru-RU Russian (Russia) русский (Россия)
rw-RW Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) Kinyarwanda (Rwanda)
sah-RU Sakha (Russia) Саха (Россия)
sa-IN Sanskrit (India) संस्कृत (भारतम्)
sd-Arab-PK Sindhi (Islamic Republic of Pakistan) سنڌي (پاکستان)
se-FI Sami, Northern (Finland) davvisámegiella (Suopma)
se-NO Sami, Northern (Norway) davvisámegiella (Norga)
se-SE Sami, Northern (Sweden) davvisámegiella (Ruoŧŧa)
si-LK Sinhala (Sri Lanka) සිංහල (ශ්‍රී ලංකා)
sk-SK Slovak (Slovakia) slovenčina (Slovenská republika)
sl-SI Slovenian (Slovenia) slovenski (Slovenija)
sma-NO Sami, Southern (Norway) åarjelsaemiengïele (Nöörje)
sma-SE Sami, Southern (Sweden) åarjelsaemiengïele (Sveerje)
smj-NO Sami, Lule (Norway) julevusámegiella (Vuodna)
smj-SE Sami, Lule (Sweden) julevusámegiella (Svierik)
smn-FI Sami, Inari (Finland) sämikielâ (Suomâ)
sms-FI Sami, Skolt (Finland) sää´mǩiõll (Lää´ddjânnam)
sq-AL Albanian (Albania) Shqip (Shqipëria)
sr-Cyrl-BA Serbian (Cyrillic, Bosnia and Herzegovina) српски (Босна и Херцеговина)
sr-Cyrl-CS Serbian (Cyrillic, Serbia and Montenegro (Former)) српски (Србија и Црна Гора (Бивша))
sr-Cyrl-ME Serbian (Cyrillic, Montenegro) српски (Црна Гора)
sr-Cyrl-RS Serbian (Cyrillic, Serbia) српски (Србија)
sr-Latn-BA Serbian (Latin, Bosnia and Herzegovina) srpski (Bosna i Hercegovina)
sr-Latn-CS Serbian (Latin, Serbia and Montenegro (Former)) srpski (Srbija i Crna Gora (Bivša))
sr-Latn-ME Serbian (Latin, Montenegro) srpski (Crna Gora)
sr-Latn-RS Serbian (Latin, Serbia) srpski (Srbija)
sv-FI Swedish (Finland) svenska (Finland)
sv-SE Swedish (Sweden) svenska (Sverige)
sw-KE Kiswahili (Kenya) Kiswahili (Kenya)
syr-SY Syriac (Syria) ܣܘܪܝܝܐ (ܣܘܪܝܐ)
ta-IN Tamil (India) தமிழ் (இந்தியா)
ta-LK Tamil (Sri Lanka) தமிழ் (இலங்கை)
te-IN Telugu (India) తెలుగు (భారత దేశం)
tg-Cyrl-TJ Tajik (Cyrillic, Tajikistan) Тоҷикӣ (Тоҷикистон)
th-TH Thai (Thailand) ไทย (ไทย)
ti-ER Tigrinya (Eritrea) ትግርኛ (ኤርትራ)
ti-ET Tigrinya (Ethiopia) ትግርኛ (ኢትዮጵያ)
tk-TM Turkmen (Turkmenistan) Türkmen dili (Türkmenistan)
tn-BW Setswana (Botswana) Setswana (Botswana)
tn-ZA Setswana (South Africa) Setswana (Aforika Borwa)
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Türkçe (Türkiye)
tt-RU Tatar (Russia) Татар (Россия)
tzm-Latn-DZ Tamazight (Latin, Algeria) Tamazight (Djazaïr)
tzm-Tfng-MA Central Atlas Tamazight (Tifinagh, Morocco) ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⵜ (ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ)
ug-CN Uyghur (PRC) ئۇيغۇرچە (جۇڭخۇا خەلق جۇمھۇرىيىتى)
uk-UA Ukrainian (Ukraine) українська (Україна)
ur-PK Urdu (Islamic Republic of Pakistan) اُردو (پاکستان)
uz-Cyrl-UZ Uzbek (Cyrillic, Uzbekistan) Ўзбекча (Ўзбекистон Республикаси)
uz-Latn-UZ Uzbek (Latin, Uzbekistan) O'zbekcha (O'zbekiston Respublikasi)
vi-VN Vietnamese (Vietnam) Tiếng Việt (Việt Nam)
wo-SN Wolof (Senegal) Wolof (Senegaal)
xh-ZA isiXhosa (South Africa) isiXhosa (uMzantsi Afrika)
yo-NG Yoruba (Nigeria) Yoruba (Nigeria)
zh-CN Chinese (Simplified, PRC) 中文(中华人民共和国)
zh-HK Chinese (Traditional, Hong Kong S.A.R.) 中文(香港特別行政區)
zh-MO Chinese (Traditional, Macao S.A.R.) 中文(澳門特別行政區)
zh-SG Chinese (Simplified, Singapore) 中文(新加坡)
zh-TW Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan) 中文(台灣)
zu-ZA isiZulu (South Africa) isiZulu (iNingizimu Afrika)

 I'll divvy them up another time.

For now I'll love the list!


Andrew West on 21 Aug 2012 9:16 AM:

I've said it before, and I'll say it one last time, I think the MS spelling of ᠮᠤᠨᠭᠭᠤᠯ (m-u-n-g-g-u-l) for the more usual ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯ (m-o-ng-g-o-l) is bizarre.

On a different matter, can you explain why Basque, Catalan and Cherokee repeat the language name in parentheses instead of giving the name of the country in which the language is spoken, as is the case with all the other locales on the list?  And why is "Iran" present in the native name for Persian but omitted from the display name?

Azarien on 21 Aug 2012 9:36 AM:

Interesting:

English (Caribbean) having weird code of en-029.

English (Republic of the Philippines) having native name of English (Philippines).

Cherokee (Cherokee) and Catalan (Catalan) with a non-country country name.

Persian with no country name at all.

Norwegian, Bokmål (Norway) being the only Display Name with a non-ASCII character.

And no less than 6 Sami locales.

Paul B on 21 Aug 2012 10:23 AM:

Great. Next, tell us the delta from Win7 to Win8 - what's new and what's changed? :-)

Doug Ewell on 21 Aug 2012 3:13 PM:

'ko-KR' should not expand to "Korean (Korea)." The name of the country is Republic of Korea, or South Korea, or whatever. Just because North Korea is isolationist and the is no localized version of Windows for it, that doesn't mean it doesn't exist. This is particularly noticeable given the indulgent "Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela."

@Azarien: '029' is the UN M.49 code element for the Caribbean.

Azarien on 23 Aug 2012 3:39 AM:

@Doug Ewell: I think it's better to keep the names short. As for Korea, perhaps it is better to stay neutral as much as possible.


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