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Locale getDisplayName() Method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 27 Dec, 2018
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The getDisplayName() method of Locale class in Java is used to get the whole name of the specified locale including the language, country or other variants. This is displayed according to the convenience of the user.

Syntax:

LOCALE.getDisplayName()

Parameters: This method does not take any parameters.

Return Value: This method returns the name of the locale appropriate to display.

Below programs illustrate the working of getDisplayName() method:



Program 1:




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

Program 2:




// Java code to illustrate getDisplayName() method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class Locale_Demo {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Creating a new locale
        Locale first_locale
            = new Locale("no", "NO", "NY");
  
        // Displaying first locale
        System.out.println("First Locale: "
                           + first_locale);
  
        // Displaying the locale
        System.out.println("Language: "
                           + first_locale.getDisplayName());
    }
}
Output:
First Locale: no_NO_NY
Language: Norwegian (Norway, Nynorsk)



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