Language Info

Amharic written in Ethiopic script

Below you'll find all the characters used to write this language and all the countries where this language is used.

Standard Characters

The minimal characters required for this language

Auxiliary Characters

Additional letters (beyond the minimal set) used in foreign or technical words found in typical magazines, newspapers, etc..

Punctuation Characters

The marks used to separate sentences and to clarify meaning

Unicode Blocks

Amharic uses characters from the following Unicode blocks


The worldwide literate language population for Amharic is 34,814,468 people across 2 countries.


34,765,500 people
33.00% literate in Amharic


48,968 people


Our data is sourced from a number of places, and we want to give them credit here. We use ISO639 codes for the country codes that support the language.

  1. Unicode CLDR
  2. CLDR Exemplar Characters