Locale getVariant() Method in Java with Examples

The getVariant() method of Locale class in Java is used to get a variant code for the specified locale. It returns an empty string if nothing is specified

Syntax:

LOCALE.getLanguage()

Parameters: This method does not take any parameters.



Return Value: This method either returns an empty string or the variant code for the given locale.

Below programs illustrate the working of getVariant() method:

Program 1:

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// Java code to illustrate getVariant() method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class Locale_Demo {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Creating a new locale
        Locale first_locale
            = new Locale("nu", "NO", "NY");
  
        // Displaying first locale
        System.out.println("First Locale: "
                           + first_locale);
  
        // Displaying the variant_code of this locale
        System.out.println("Variant: "
                           + first_locale.getVariant());
    }
}

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Output:

First Locale: nu_NO_NY
Variant: NY

Program 2:

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

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Output:

First Locale: ar_SA
Variant:


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