Language Info

Hindi written in Devanagari script

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

Alternate Scripts for Hindi

  • Hindi can also be written using the Mahajani script

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

Hindi uses characters from the following Unicode blocks


The worldwide literate language population for Hindi is 527,223,073 people across 5 countries.


525,595,400 people
41.00% literate in Hindi

South Africa

1,096,832 people


405,212 people


123,414 people


2,215 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