In this series of articles we overview languages present in any given country. This time we are looking at the languages spoken in Bhutan

The biggest languages present in Bhutan include:

  • Dzongkha – 633 thousand speakers
  • Nepalese – 154 thousand speakers
  • Tshangla – 131 thousand speakers
  • Khengkha – 39 thousand speakers
  • Bumthapkha – 15 thousand speakers
  • Chocha Ngacha – 15 thousand speakers
  • Dzalakha – 8 thousand speakers
  • Kurtöpkha – 8 thousand speakers
  • Nyenkha – 8 thousand speakers

The sole official language of the country is Dzongkha.

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