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Language Codes in HTML5

How to set the language code in HTML5?


Language code

The HTML lang attribute can be used to declare the language of a Web page or a portion of a Web page. This is meant to assist search engines and browsers.

<html lang="en">
...
</html>
  • Abkhazian- ab
  • Afar- aa
  • Afrikaans- af
  • Albanian- sq
  • Amharic- am
  • Arabic- ar
  • Aragonese- an
  • Armenian- hy
  • Assamese- as
  • Aymara- ay
  • Azerbaijani- az
  • Bashkir- ba
  • Basque- eu
  • Bengali- (Bangla) bn
  • Bhutani- dz
  • Bihari- bh
  • Bislama- bi
  • Breton- br
  • Bulgarian- bg
  • Burmese- my
  • Byelorussian- (Belarusian) be
  • Cambodian- km
  • Catalan- ca 
  • Chinese- zh
  • Chinese- (Simplified) zh-Hans
  • Chinese- (Traditional) zh-Hant
  • Corsican- co
  • Croatian- hr
  • Czech- cs
  • Danish- da
  • Dutch- nl
  • English- en
  • Esperanto- eo
  • Estonian- et
  • Faeroese- fo
  • Farsi- fa
  • Fiji- fj
  • Finnish- fi 
  • French- fr
  • Frisian- fy 
  • Galician- gl
  • Gaelic- (Scottish) gd
  • Gaelic- (Manx) gv
  • Georgian- ka
  • German- de
  • Greek- el
  • Greenlandic- kl
  • Guarani- gn
  • Gujarati- gu
  • Haitian Creole- ht
  • Hausa- ha
  • Hawaiian 
  • Hebrew- he, iw
  • Hindi- hi
  • Hungarian- hu
  • Ibibio 
  • Icelandic- is
  • Ido- io
  • Igbo 
  • Indonesian- id, in
  • Interlingua- ia
  • Interlingue- ie
  • Inuktitut- iu
  • Inupiak- ik
  • Irish- ga
  • Italian- it
  • Japanese- ja
  • Javanese- jv
  • Kannada- kn
  • Kanuri 
  • Kashmiri- ks
  • Kazakh- kk
  • Kinyarwanda- (Ruanda) rw
  • Kirghiz- ky
  • Kirundi- (Rundi) rn
  • Konkani 
  • Korean- ko
  • Kurdish- ku
  • Laothian- lo
  • Latin- la
  • Latvian- (Lettish) lv
  • Limburgish- ( Limburger) li
  • Lingala- ln
  • Lithuanian- lt
  • Macedonian- mk
  • Malagasy- mg
  • Malay- ms
  • Malayalam- ml
  • Maltese- mt
  • Maori- mi
  • Marathi- mr
  • Moldavian- mo
  • Mongolian- mn
  • Nauru- na
  • Nepali- ne
  • Norwegian- no
  • Occitan- oc
  • Oriya- or
  • Oromo- (Afaan Oromo) om
  • Papiamentu 
  • Pashto- (Pushto) ps
  • Polish- pl
  • Portuguese- pt
  • Punjabi- pa
  • Quechua- qu
  • Rhaeto-Romance rm
  • Romanian- ro
  • Russian- ru
  • Sami- (Lappish) 
  • Samoan- sm
  • Sangro- sg
  • Sanskrit- sa
  • Serbian- sr
  • SerboCroatian- sh
  • Sesotho- st
  • Setswana- tn
  • Shona- sn
  • Sichuan- Yi ii
  • Sindhi- sd
  • Sinhalese- si
  • Siswati- ss
  • Slovak- sk
  • Slovenian- sl
  • Somali- so
  • Spanish- es
  • Sundanese- su
  • Swahili (Kiswahili)- sw
  • Swedish- sv
  • Syriac 
  • Tagalog- tl
  • Tajik- tg
  • Tamazight 
  • Tamil- ta
  • Tatar- tt
  • Telugu- te
  • Thai- th
  • Tibetan- bo
  • Tigrinya- ti
  • Tonga- to
  • Tsonga- ts
  • Turkish- tr
  • Turkmen- tk
  • Twi- tw
  • Uighur- ug
  • Ukrainian- uk
  • Urdu- ur
  • Uzbek- uz
  • Venda 
  • Vietnamese- vi
  • Volapük- vo
  • Wallon- wa
  • Welsh- cy
  • Wolof- wo
  • Xhosa- xh
  • Yi 
  • Yiddish- yi, ji
  • Yoruba- yo
  • Zulu- zu
In the above code snippet we have defined language codes by giving their codes in the html page 
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