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What is the most translated document in the world

14 Oct 2022
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The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the most translated document in the world, with 508 language editions.The UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the oldest and one of the most universal human rights declaration. It was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 10 December 1948. It consists of a preamble and 18 articles, each of which sets forth fundamental human rights principles grounded in natural law and the Declaration’s founding principles.The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been translated into all the major languages at some point in history. These include: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Persian (Farsi), Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian and Spanish.In total there have been 518 language editions as of 21 February 2018. The ten most-translated languages are as follows: English (239 language editions), French (33), Spanish (32), Russian (32), Chinese (26), German (25), Portuguese (20) and Korean (16).

What is the most widely translated publication in the world?

As of May 2018, the most widely translated book in the world is The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exup?ry, which has been translated into more than 280 languages and dialects and is the best-selling children’s book of all time. The Bible is second, with more than 250 translations. The most popular children’s book in the world is The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.


What is the second most translated document?

The Bible is the second most translated document in the world, and Word of God Fellowship is the most translated Bible ministry.According to the 2017 report by the Centre for Translation Studies at University of York, UK, ‘The Bible accounts for 71.5% of all translated scripture in the world while only 4.3% is translated from works such as the New Testament, Quran and Hindu Scriptures’. The UK Bible Society reports that over 688 million copies of the Bible have been sold worldwide since its publication in 1611. Besides this it has been read by over 2 billion people in more than 100 languages.’Many other Bibles are also published every year and millions of copies are distributed worldwide every year’ (Courtesy: Wiki).


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