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Available Language Packs

The following tables show the supported language packs and language interface packs available with Windows Vista® and Windows Server® 2008.

noteNote
For a complete list of supported languages and locales, see this Microsoft Web site.

Supported Language Packs and Language Interface Packs

 

Display Name Culture Language Pack Type Windows Operating System Support Supported Base or Parent Languages Hexadecimal Identifier Decimal Identifier

English (United States)

en-US

Full Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Server 2008

Not applicable

0x0409

1033

Dutch (Netherlands)

nl-NL

Full Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008

Not applicable

0x0413

1043

French (France)

fr-FR

Full Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Server 2008

Not applicable

0x040c

1036

German (Germany)

de-DE

Full Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008

Not applicable

0x0407

1031

Italian (Italy)

it-IT

Full Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008

Not applicable

0x0410

1040

Japanese (Japan)

ja-JP

Full Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008

Not applicable

0x0411

1041

Spanish (Spain)

es-ES

Full Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Server 2008

Not applicable

0x0c0a

3082

Arabic (Saudi Arabia)

ar-SA

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US, fr-FR

0x0401

1025

Chinese (PRC)

zh-CN

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: en-US

0x0804

2052

Chinese (Hong Kong S.A.R.)

zh-HK

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: zh-TW, en-US

0x0c04

3076

Chinese (Taiwan)

zh-TW

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: en-US

0x0404

1028

Czech (Czech Republic)

cs-CZ

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: en-US

0x0405

1029

Danish (Denmark)

da-DK

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista

Base Language: en-US

0x0406

1030

Finnish (Finland)

fi-FI

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista

Base Language: en-US

0x040b

1035

Greek (Greece)

el-GR

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista

Base Language: en-US

0x0408

1032

Hebrew (Israel)

he-IL

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista

Base Language: en-US

0x040d

1037

Hungarian (Hungary)

hu-HU

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: en-US

0x040e

1038

Korean (Korea)

ko-KR

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: en-US

0x0412

1042

Norwegian, Bokmål (Norway)

nb-NO

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista

Base Language: en-US

0x0414

1044

Polish (Poland)

pl-PL

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: en-US

0x0415

1045

Portuguese (Brazil)

pt-BR

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: en-US

0x0416

1046

Portuguese (Portugal)

pt-PT

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: en-US

0x0816

2070

Russian (Russia)

ru-RU

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: en-US

0x0419

1049

Swedish (Sweden)

sv-SE

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: en-US

0x041d

1053

Turkish (Turkey)

tr-TR

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Server 2008

Base Language: en-US

0x041f

1055

Bulgarian (Bulgaria)

bg-BG

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US

0x0402

1026

Croatian (Croatia)

hr-HR

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US

0x041a

1050

Estonian (Estonia)

et-EE

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US

0x0425

1061

Latvian (Latvia)

lv-LV

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US

0x0426

1062

Lithuanian (Lithuania)

lt-LT

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US

0x0427

1063

Romanian (Romania)

ro-RO

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US

0x0418

1048

Serbian (Latin, Serbia)

sr-Latn-CS

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US

0x081a

2074

Slovak (Slovakia)

sk-SK

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US

0x041b

1051

Slovenian (Slovenia)

sl-SI

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US

0x0424

1060

Thai (Thailand)

th-TH

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US

0x041e

1054

Ukrainian (Ukraine)

uk-UA

Partial Language Pack

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Starter

Base Language: en-US

0x0422

1058

Afrikaans (South Africa)

af-ZA

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0436

1078

Albanian (Albania)

sq-AL

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x041c

1052

Amharic (Ethiopia)

am-ET

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x045e

1118

Armenian (Armenia)

hy-AM

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x042b

1067

Assamese (India)

as-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x044d

1101

Azeri (Latin, Azerbaijan)

az-Latn-AZ

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US, ru-RU

0x042c

1068

Basque (Basque)

eu-ES

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: es-ES, fr-FR

0x042d

1069

Belarusian (Belarus)

be-BY

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: ru-RU

0x0423

1059

Bengali (Bangladesh)

bn-BD

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0845

2117

Bengali (India)

bn-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0445

1093

Bosnian (Cyrillic, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

bs-Cyrl-BA

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US, hr-HR, sr-Latn-SP

0x201a

8218

Bosnian (Latin, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

bs-Latn-BA

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US, hr-HR, sr-Latn-SP

0x141a

5146

Catalan (Catalan)

ca-ES

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: es-ES, fr-FR

0x0403

1027

Filipino (Philippines)

fil-PH

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0464

1124

Galician (Galician)

gl-ES

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: es-ES

0x0456

1110

Georgian (Georgia)

ka-GE

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0437

1079

Gujarati (India)

gu-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0447

1095

Hausa (Latin, Nigeria)

ha-Latn-NG

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0468

1128

Hindi (India)

hi-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0439

1081

Icelandic (Iceland)

is-IS

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x040f

1039

Igbo (Nigeria)

ig-NG

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0470

1136

Indonesian (Indonesia)

id-ID

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0421

1057

Inuktitut (Latin, Canada)

iu-Latn-CA

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x085d

2141

Irish (Ireland)

ga-IE

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x083c

2108

isiXhosa (South Africa)

xh-ZA

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0434

1076

isiZulu (South Africa)

zu-ZA

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0435

1077

Kannada (India)

kn-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x044b

1099

Kazakh (Kazakhstan)

kk-KZ

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: ru-RU, en-US

0x043f

1087

Khmer (Cambodia)

km-KH

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0453

1107

Kinyarwanda (Rwanda)

rw-RW

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US, fr-FR

0x0487

1159

Kiswahili (Kenya)

sw-KE

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0441

1089

Konkani (India)

kok-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0457

1111

Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan)

ky-KG

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: ru-RU

0x0440

1088

Lao (Lao P.D.R.)

lo-LA

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0454

1108

Luxembourgish (Luxembourg)

lb-LU

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: fr-FR, en-US

0x046e

1134

Macedonian (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

mk-MK

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x042f

1071

Malay (Brunei Darussalam)

ms-BN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x083e

2110

Malay (Malaysia)

ms-MY

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x043e

1086

Malayalam (India)

ml-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x044c

1100

Maltese (Malta)

mt-MT

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x043a

1082

Maori (New Zealand)

mi-NZ

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0481

1153

Marathi (India)

mr-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x044e

1102

Nepali (Nepal)

ne-NP

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0461

1121

Norwegian, Nynorsk (Norway)

nn-NO

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: nb-NO

0x0814

2068

Oriya (India)

or-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0448

1096

Pashto (Afghanistan)

ps-AF

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0463

1123

Persian

fa-IR

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0429

1065

Punjabi (India)

pa-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0446

1094

Quechua (Peru)

quz-PE

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: es-ES

0x0c6b

3179

Serbian (Cyrillic, Serbia)

sr-Cyrl-CS

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: sr-Latn-SP, en-US

0x0c1a

3098

Sesotho sa Leboa (South Africa)

nso-ZA

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x046c

1132

Setswana (South Africa)

tn-ZA

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0432

1074

Sinhala (Sri Lanka)

si-LK

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x045b

1115

Tamil (India)

ta-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0449

1097

Tatar (Russia)

tt-RU

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: ru-RU

0x0444

1092

Telugu (India)

te-IN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x044a

1098

Urdu (Islamic Republic of Pakistan)

ur-PK

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0420

1056

Uzbek (Latin, Uzbekistan)

uz-Latn-UZ

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US, ru-RU

0x0443

1091

Vietnamese (Vietnam)

vi-VN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x042a

1066

Welsh (United Kingdom)

cy-GB

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x0452

1106

Wolof (Senegal)

wo-SN

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: fr-FR

0x0488

1160

Yoruba (Nigeria)

yo-NG

Language Interface Pack

Windows Vista

Parent Language: en-US

0x046a

1130

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