Locale getDisplayCountry(Locale) Method in Java with Examples

The getDisplayCountry(Locale inLoc) method of Locale class in Java is used to get the country or region name for the specified locale. This name would be localized according to inLoc.

Syntax:

public String getDisplayCountry(Locale inLoc)

Parameters: This method takes one parameter inLoc of Locale type which refers to the localized display of the name.

Return Value: This method returns the name of the country appropriate to the given locale and to the user.

Exceptions: The method throws NullPointerException if the parameter inLoc is null.

Below programs illustrate the working of getDisplayCountry() method:
Example 1:

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

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Output:

First Locale: english_IN
Country: India

Example 2:

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

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Output:

First Locale: german_GERMANY
Country: GERMANY

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/util/Locale.html#getDisplayCountry(java.util.Locale)



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