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PHP | timezone_location_get() Function
  • Last Updated : 16 Aug, 2018

The timezone_location_get() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to return the location information for the given timezone. The date time object is sent as a parameter to the timezone_location_get() function and it returns location information related to the timezone on success or False on failure.

Syntax:

timezone_location_get( $object )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $object which is mandatory. It is used to specify the DateTimeZone object.

Return Value: This function returns the location information for a given timezone on success or False on failure.

Exception: The timezone_location_get() function is an alias of DateTimeZone::getLocation() function.



Below programs illustrate the timezone_location_get() function in PHP:

Program 1:




<?php
  
// Opening a timezone
$timeZone = timezone_open("Asia/Kolkata");
  
// Displaying the location details of a timezone
echo "Location Details of the Specified Timezone: \n";
  
print_r(timezone_location_get($timeZone));
?>
Output:
Location Details of the Specified Timezone: 
Array
(
    [country_code] => IN
    [latitude] => 22.53333
    [longitude] => 88.36666
    [comments] => 
)

Program 2:




<?php
  
// Declaring a timezone
$timeZone = new DateTimeZone("Asia/Kolkata");
  
// Displaying the location details of a timezone
echo ("Location Details of the Specified Timezone:\n");
  
print_r($timeZone->getLocation());
?>
Output:
Location Details of the Specified Timezone:
Array
(
    [country_code] => IN
    [latitude] => 22.53333
    [longitude] => 88.36666
    [comments] => 
)

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Reference: http://php.net/manual/en/function.timezone-location-get.php

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