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Some Google Analytics Language Codes



This is a small sample of GA language codes.

ar-sa —– Arabic Saudi Arabia
eu —– Basque
bg —– Bulgarian
ca —– Catalan
zh-cn —– Chinese PRC
zh-tw —– Chinese Taiwan
hr —– Croatian
cs —– Czech
da —– Danish
nl —– Dutch Standard
en —– English
en-ca —– English Canada
en-gb —– English United Kingdom
en-us —– English United States
et —– Estonian
fa —– Farsi
fi —– Finnish
fr-ca —– French Canada
fr —– French Standard
mk —– FYRO Macedonian
ms —– Malaysian
de-at —– German Austria
de —– German Standard
el —– Greek
he —– Hebrew
hu —– Hungarian
it —– Italian Standard
ja —– Japanese
ko —– Korean
lt —– Lithuanian
no —– Norwegian Bokmal
pl —– Polish
pt-br —– Portuguese Brazil
pt —– Portuguese Portugal
ru —– Russian
sk —– Slovak
sl —– Slovenian
es —– Spanish
es-ar —– Spanish Argentina
es —– Spanish Spain Traditional
sv —– Swedish
th —– Thai
tr —– Turkish

Sayf Sharif

About Sayf Sharif

Sayf Sharif is a Web Analyst, and expert in Usability and UX, who has worked with businesses large and small to maximize their online presence since the beginning of the Web, winning numerous awards along the way. Sayf has studied human tool use from the stone age (he went to graduate school for Archaeology) to the information age (he started programing on his father’s TRS-80), and is always interested in what goals people wish to accomplish using their tools, and how successful that experience was.


6 Responses to “Some Google Analytics Language Codes”

Meg says:

Hi- I figured out that ja is Japanese but is ja-jp also an abbreviation for Japanese? What’s the difference and why would they be separated?

Laura says:

Hi thank-you for this, simple and super useful! Laura.

brain says:

Hi dear,,,very usefull your article, but I want to ask for you. I have report by GA, my visitor list by language is ” *30790cc430790a1130790cd430790ca830790b20 ” what it’s mean ? if you not understand, paste these code to google search for example. thank you, I’ll be back….

Sayf Sharif Sayf Sharif says:

That’s weird. I’ve never seen that before. I’ll see what I can dig up, but it could just be a bug on GA’s end.

Sayf Sharif Sayf Sharif says:


Take a look at our blog today by Jonathan:


It turns out that those weird languages are caused by blackberry mobile devices.

Hector says:

Thanks so much for this list. Really helpful!