Language Info

Tswana written in Latin 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

Tswana uses characters from the following Unicode blocks


    The worldwide literate language population for Tswana is 5,914,509 people across 4 countries.

    South Africa

    4,497,011 people
    8.20% literate in Tswana


    1,373,213 people
    62.00% literate in Tswana


    30,371 people


    13,914 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