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Calendar getInstance() Method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 18 Feb, 2019

The getInstance() method in Calendar class is used to get a calendar using the current time zone and locale of the system.


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public static Calendar getInstance()

Parameters: The method does not take any parameters.

Return Value: The method returns the calendar.

Below program illustrates the working of getInstance() Method of Calendar class:

// Java code to illustrate
// getGreatestMinimum() method
import java.util.*;
public class Java_Calendar_Demo {
    public static void main(String args[])
        // Creating a calendar
        Calendar calndr = Calendar.getInstance();
        // Display the date and time
        System.out.print("The system"
                         + " date and time is: " + calndr.getTime());


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