Dzongkha
Bhutanese
རྫོང་ཁ་
Dzongkha - in Bhutanese script.svg
The word "Dzongkha" in Jôyi, a Bhutanese form of the Uchen script
Country Bhutan
Ethnicity Bhutanese
Speakers
171,080 (2013)
Total speakers: 640,000
Family
Sino-Tibetan
Early Forms
Dialects
Writing
Tibetan alphabet
Dzongkha Braille
AreaHa, Paru, Punakha districts. Also in India, Nepal.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 dz
ISO 639-2 dzo
ISO 639-3 dzo – inclusive code
Individual codes:
lya – Laya
luk – Lunana
adp – Adap
Glottolog nucl1307
Dzongkha native language districts.svg
Districts of Bhutan in which the Dzongkha language is spoken natively are highlighted in yellow.
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