iso_8859-1 - the ISO 8859-1 character set encoded in octal, decimal,
The ISO 8859 standard includes several 8-bit extensions to the ASCII
character set (also known as ISO 646-IRV).
Especially important is
ISO 8859-1, the "Latin Alphabet No. 1", which has become widely
implemented and may already be seen as the de-facto standard ASCII
ISO 8859-1 supports the following languages: Afrikaans, Basque,
Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician,
German, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Scottish,
Spanish, and Swedish.
Note that the ISO 8859-1 characters are also the first 256 characters
of ISO 10646 (Unicode).
ISO 8859 Alphabets
The full set of ISO 8859 alphabets includes:
ISO 8859-1 West European languages (Latin-1)
ISO 8859-2 Central and East European languages (Latin-2)
ISO 8859-3 Southeast European and miscellaneous languages (Latin-3)
ISO 8859-4 Scandinavian/Baltic languages (Latin-4)
ISO 8859-5 Latin/Cyrillic
ISO 8859-6 Latin/Arabic
ISO 8859-7 Latin/Greek
ISO 8859-8 Latin/Hebrew
ISO 8859-9 Latin-1 modification for Turkish (Latin-5)
ISO 8859-10 Lappish/Nordic/Eskimo languages (Latin-6)
ISO 8859-11 Latin/Thai
ISO 8859-13 Baltic Rim languages (Latin-7)
ISO 8859-14 Celtic (Latin-8)
ISO 8859-15 West European languages (Latin-9)
ISO 8859-16 Romanian (Latin-10)
ISO 8859-1 Characters
The following table displays the characters in ISO 8859-1 (Latin-1),
which are printable and unlisted in the
The fourth column will only show the proper glyphs
in an environment configured for ISO 8859-1.
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Oct Dec Hex Char Description
240 160 A0