Locale getCountry() Method in Java with Examples

The getCountry() method of Locale class in Java is used to get the country or region code for the specified locale. This will either be an empty string or an uppercase ISO 3166 2-letter code, or a UN M.49 3-digit code.

Syntax:

LOCALE.getCountry()

Parameters: This method does not take any parameters.

Return Value: This method returns the country code of a given locale or an empty string if the locale is empty.

Below programs illustrate the working of getCountry() method:

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// Java code to illustrate getCountry() method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class Locale_Demo {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Creating a new locale
        Locale first_locale
            = new Locale("English", "UK");
  
        // Displaying first locale
        System.out.println("First Locale: "
                           + first_locale);
  
        // Displaying the country_code of this locale
        System.out.println("Country: "
                           + first_locale.getCountry());
    }
}

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Output:

First Locale: english_UK
Country: UK

Program 2:

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// Java code to illustrate getCountry() method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class Locale_Demo {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Creating a new locale
        Locale first_locale
            = new Locale("English", "India");
  
        // Displaying first locale
        System.out.println("First Locale: "
                           + first_locale);
  
        // Displaying the country_code of this locale
        System.out.println("Country: "
                           + first_locale.getCountry());
    }
}

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Output:

First Locale: english_INDIA
Country: INDIA


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