Tibetan is classified as a Tibeto-Burman language. The Tibetan language is mainly spoken by the Tibetan people who live across a wide area of eastern Central Asia bordering South Asia, as well as by overseas Tibetan communities all over the world.Tibetan literature is primarily concerned with Buddhist themes and includes works translated from Sanskrit and Chinese and original Tibetan works.

Map of Tibetan language speakers.
Map of Tibetan language speakers.

Basic stats

Total speakers: around 6 million

Main Countries: Tibet, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan

Alternate names: Wei, Weizang, Bhotia, Zang, Phoke, Dbus, Dbusgtsang, U, Tibetan

ISO 639-3 Code: bod

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in Tibetan:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)


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