Windows character tables (Codepages)

This table lists Microsoft Windows Codepages for Single Byte Character Sets (SBCS). Chinese, Japanese and Korean require a double byte character set not listed here.

In a single byte character set, there are 256 codes from 0 to 255. The first 128 characters are similar to ASCII code. Codes from 128 to 255 are used to represent special characters and the characters of the second language of the character set.


  ISO code Name Language
Windows-1250iso-8859-2 Latin 2 Central Europe languages: Albanian, Croatian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian
Windows-1251iso-8859-5 Cyrillic Azeri, Belarusian, Bulgarian, FYRO Macedonian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Serbian, Tatar, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Windows-1252iso-8859-1 Latin 1 Afrikaans, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish
Windows-1253iso-8859-7 Greek Greek
Windows-1254iso-8859-9 Latin 5 Turkic languages: Azeri (Latin), Turkish, Uzbek (Latin)
Windows-1255iso-8859-8-i Hebrew Hebrew
Windows-1256iso-8859-6 Arabic Arabic, Farsi, Urdu
Windows-1257iso-8859-4 Baltic Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian
Windows-1258  Viet Nam Vietnamese
Windows-874   Thai Thai


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