Serbo-Croatian
  • srpskohrvatski / hrvatskosrpski
  • српскохрватски / хрватскосрпски
Native toSerbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Kosovo[a]
EthnicityBosniaks
Croats
Montenegrins
Serbs
Native speakers
21 million (2011)[1]
Standard forms
Dialects
Official status
Official language in
Recognised minority
language in
Regulated by
Language codes
ISO 639-1sh (deprecated)
ISO 639-3hbs – inclusive code
Individual codes:
bos – Bosnian
cnr – Montenegrin
hrv – Croatian
srp – Serbian
svm – Slavomolisano
Glottologsout1528
Linguasphere53-AAA-g
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  Areas where Serbo-Croatian is spoken by a plurality of inhabitants (as of 2005)[needs update]

Note: a Kosovo independence disputed, see 2008 Kosovo declaration of independence

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