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8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets - Latin/Cyrillic alphabet

3rd edition, December 1999

This Standard specifies a set of 191 graphic characters identified as Latin/Cyrillic Alphabet, and specifies the coded representation of each of these characters by means of a single 8-bit byte. None of these characters are “non-spacing”.

The use of control functions, such as BACKSPACE or CARRIAGE RETURN for the coded representation of composite characters is prohibited by this Standard.

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CategoryData presentation

SubcategoryCharacter sets and coding

Technical CommitteeTC1 (this TC is no longer active)

ISO number8859-5


  • ECMA-113, 1st edition, June 1986Download
  • ECMA-113, 2nd edition, June 1988Download