DateFormat getTimeZone() Method in Java with Examples

The getTimeZone() method in DateFormat class is used to return the current time-zone of the calendar of this DateFormat.

Syntax:

public TimeZone getTimeZone()

Parameters: The method does not take any parameters.



Return Value: The method returns timezone associated with the calendar of DateFormat.

Below programs illustrate the working of getTimeZone() Method of DateFormat class:
Example 1:

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// Java code to illustrate
// getTimeZone() method
  
import java.text.*;
import java.util.*;
  
public class DateFormat_Demo {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        // Initializing the first formatter
        DateFormat DFormat
            = DateFormat.getDateInstance();
  
        // Converting the dateformat to string
        String str = DFormat.format(new Date());
  
        // Getting the available timezones
        System.out.println(DFormat
                               .getTimeZone()
                               .getDisplayName());
    }
}

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Output:

Coordinated Universal Time

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/text/DateFormat.html#getTimeZone()



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