World population coverage

Debian releases Potato Woody Sarge Etch Lenny Squeeze Wheezy Work in progress
Number of supported languages 1 16 40 56 61 70 73 86
Percent world population 4 to 4%. 34 to 36% 43 to 46% 53 to 57% 54 to 57% 57 to 57% 57 to 57% NaN to NaN%

World geographical coverage

Releases Official Most widely spoken
Official: countries where one of the official languages is supported:
Most widely spoken: countries where the most widely spoken language is supported:
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Debian Installer translators and translation teams

Code Language Supported Coordinator Backup Coordinator Number of Speakers (Ethnologue) Number of Speakers (Ethnologue corrected) Repository
am Amharic   Tegegne Tefera   Shwangizaw   17417913  45000000   
ar Arabic   Ossama Khayat     206000000  235000000  cvs -d:pserver:perrier@cvs.arabeyes.org:/home/arabeyes/cvs co translate/debian 
ast Asturian   Marcos Alvarez Costales   Iñigo Valera   400000  400000   
be Belarusian   Viktar Siarheichyk     9081102  9081102   
bg Bulgarian   Damyan Ivanov   Rumen Krasstev   8954811  8954811   
bn Bengali   MAK   Jamil Ahmed, Israt Jahan   171070202  189000000   
bo Tibetan   tennom YK     1277620  1277620   
br Breton tools  Denis Arnaud          
bs Bosnian   Armin Beširović     4000000  4000000   
ca Catalan   Jordi Mallach     6667328  6667328   
ca@valencia Valencian-Catalan prospective       
cs Czech   Miroslav Kure     11525089  11525089   
cy Welsh   Dafydd Harries     542402  542402   
da Danish   Joe 'Dalton' Hansen     5299756  5299756   
de German   Holger Wansing     95392978  101000000   
dz Dzongkha   Tenzin Dendup   Uden Sherpa   133009  530000   
el Greek   Emmanuel Galatoulas     12258540  12258540   
en English   Joey Hess     309352280  309352280   
eo Esperanto   Felipe Castro     2000  2000000   
es Spanish   Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Peña   Teófilo Ruiz Suárez   322299171  322299171   
et Estonian   Mattias Põldaru     1075497  1075497   
eu Basque   Piarres Beobide Egana   Iñaki Larrañaga   588108  588108   
fa Persian   Behrad Eslami     24316121  58000000   
fi Finnish   Timo Jyrinki   Esko Arajärvi   5232728  5232728   
fr French   Christian Perrier   Denis Barbier   64858311  72000000   
ga Irish   Kevin Scannell     355000  355000   
gl Galician   MR Jorge Barreiro     3188400  3188400   
gu Gujarati   Kartik Mistry     46106136  46106136   
he Hebrew   Lior Kaplan   Omer Zak   5055000  5055000   
hi Hindi   Kumar Appaiah     180764791  180764791   
hr Croatian   Tomislav Krznar   Josip Rodin   6214643  6214643   
hu Hungarian   SZERVÁC Attila     13611600  13611600   
hy Armenian prospective  Vardan Gevorgyan     6723840  6723840   
id Indonesian   Arief S Fitrianto   Mahyuddin Susanto   23143354  23143354   
is Icelandic   Sveinn í Felli     239768  239768   
it Italian   Milo Casagrande     61489984  61489984   
ja Japanese   Kenshi Muto     122433899  122433899   
jam Jamaican Creole English account  Michelle Afifa Harris     3205000  3205000   
ka Georgian   Aiet Kolkhi     4178604  4178604   
kk Kazakh   Timur Birsh     8178879  8178879   
km Khmer   Khoem Sokhem     13276639  13276639   
kn Kannada   Vikram Vincent   Prabodh C P, Omshivaprakash H L   35346000  35346000   
ko Korean   Changwoo Ryu     67019690  75000000   
ku Kurdish   Erdal Ronahi     15825505  25000000   
lo Lao   Anousak Souphavanh   Senglathsamy CHANTHAMENAVONG,Souvanthong Vorrabout   3188577  3188577   
lt Lithuanian   Rimas Kudelis   Kęstutis Biliūnas   3125281  3125281   
lv Latvian   Rūdolfs Mazurs   Peteris Krisjanis, Anita Reitere   1543844  1543844   
mg Malagasy prospective  Jaonary Rabarisoa     17501871  17501871   
mk Macedonian   Arangel Angov   Novica Nakov   1598247  1598247   
ml Malayalam   Praveen Arimbrathodiyil     35757100  35757100   
mr Marathi   Sampada Nakhare     68049787  90000000   
ms Malay prospective      17604253  17604253   
my Burmese prospective  Thura Hlaing     32000000  32000000   
nb Norwegian Bokmal   Hans Fredrik Nordhaug     2287280  2287280   
ne Nepali   Shiva Prasad Pokharel     17209255  17209255   
nl Dutch   Jeroen Schot     17370777  21000000   
nn Norwegian Nynorsk   Eirik U. Birkeland     2287280  2287280   
os Ossetian prospective  Sergio Cxurbaty     641450     
pa Punjabi (Gurmukhi)   Amanpreet Singh Alam     28006704  28006704   
pl Polish   Michał Kułach   Marcin Owsiany, Bartosz Fenski   42708133  44000000   
pt Portuguese   Miguel Figueiredo     14303791  14303791  svn co svn://svn.debianpt.org || http://svn.debianpt.org 
pt_BR Portuguese (Brazil)   Felipe Augusto van de Wiel     163153389  163153389   
ro Romanian   Andrei Popescu   Ioan Eugen Stan   23498367  23498367   
ru Russian   Yuri Kozlov     145031551  170000000   
se Northern Sami   Børre Gaup     21000  21000   
si Sinhala   Danishka Navin     13220256  19000000   
sk Slovak   Ivan Masár     5011120  5011120   
sl Slovenian   Vanja Cvelbar     1984775  1984775   
sq Albanian   Elian Myftiu     2980000  2980000   
sr Serbian   Karolina Kalic     11144758  11144758   
sr@latin Serbian (Latin) prospective  Karolina Kalic   Janos Guljas        
sv Swedish   Martin Bagge (brother)     8789835  9300000   
ta Tamil   Tirumurti Vasudevan   Kumar Appaiah, I. Felix   66020200  66020200   
te Telugu   Arjuna Rao Chavala     69688278  69688278   
tg Tajik tools  Victor Ibragimov     4479650     
th Thai   Theppitak Karoonboonyanan   Kiatkachorn Ratanatharathorn   46200000  64865523   
the Chitwania Tharu commit  Arun Pyasi     285000  285000   
tl Tagalog   Eric Pareja     15900098  15900098   
tr Turkish   Mert Dirik     50625794  69000000   
ug Uyghur   Gheyret Tohti   Abduqadir Abliz   8788690    Uyghur Computer Science Association Email 
uk Ukrainian   Borys Yanovych   Anton Gladky, Yuri Chornoivan   39441842  41000000   
ur Urdu account      60503579  104000000   
vi Vietnamese   Hai-Nam Nguyen     67439139  67439139  http://vnoss.net/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=projects:l10n 
wo Wolof prospective  Mouhamadou Mamoune Mbacke       3612560   
zh_CN Chinese (Simplified)   YunQiang Su     1033057000  1140000000   
zh_TW Chinese (Traditional)   Yao Wei     22749838  22749838   

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