Locale hashCode() Method in Java with Examples

The hashCode() method of Locale class in Java is used to return the hash code for this locale.

Syntax:

LOCALE.hashCode()

Parameters: This method does not take any parameters.

Return Value: This method either returns a hash code value for the given locale.

Below programs illustrate the working of hashCode() method:

Program 1:

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// Java code to illustrate hashCode() 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 hash_code of this locale
        System.out.println("The Hash Code: "
                           + first_locale.hashCode());
    }
}

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Output:

First Locale: nu_NO_NY
The Hash Code: 105152771

Program 2:

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// Java code to illustrate hashCode() 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 hash_code of this locale
        System.out.println("The Hash Code: "
                           + first_locale.hashCode());
    }
}

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Output:

First Locale: ar_SA
The Hash Code: 93059489


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