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Dzongkha speaking countries

Dzongkha is the official language in Bhutan but is not spoken in any other countries. The Dzongkha language (native name: རྫོང་ཁ) has its roots in the Sino-Tibetan language family.



Further languages in Bhutan are:

Distribution Dzongkha

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
BhutanSouth Asiayes24.0 %185,000



Unless otherwise described in the text, this page is about native speakers - not the total number of speakers. How many people understand or speak Dzongkha as a subsequently learned language is not the subject of this page. Countries where native speakers make up only a few thousand or even a few hundred people, or countries with a percentage well below 1%, are maybe not listed here.