Language Info

Uyghur written in Arabic 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 Uyghur

  • Uyghur can also be written using the Cyrillic 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

Uyghur uses characters from the following Unicode blocks


The worldwide literate language population for Uyghur is 7,589,152 people across 2 countries.


7,586,150 people
0.55% literate in Uyghur


3,002 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