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DateTimeZone::getLocation

timezone_location_get

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0)

DateTimeZone::getLocation -- timezone_location_getReturns location information for a timezone

Description

Object oriented style

public array DateTimeZone::getLocation ( void )

Procedural style

Returns location information for a timezone, including country code, latitude/longitude and comments.

Parameters

object

Procedural style only: A DateTimeZone object returned by timezone_open()

Return Values

Array containing location information about timezone.

Examples

Example #1 DateTimeZone::getLocation() example

<?php
$tz 
= new DateTimeZone("Europe/Prague");
print_r($tz->getLocation());
print_r(timezone_location_get($tz));
?>

The above example will output:

Array
(
    [country_code] => CZ
    [latitude] => 50.08333
    [longitude] => 14.43333
    [comments] => 
)
Array
(
    [country_code] => CZ
    [latitude] => 50.08333
    [longitude] => 14.43333
    [comments] => 
)

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gwyneths at gmail dot com
2 years ago
Print comments associated with timezones for a specific country. In this example, print all the comments for Canadian timezones.

<?php
$timeZones
= DateTimeZone::listIdentifiers(DateTimeZone::PER_COUNTRY, 'CA');
foreach (
$timeZones as $key => $zoneName )
{
   
$tz = new DateTimeZone($zoneName);
   
$loc = $tz->getLocation();
    print(
$zoneName . " = " . $loc['comments'] . "<br>");
}
?>

Output:
America/Atikokan = Eastern Standard Time - Atikokan, Ontario and Southampton I, Nunavut
America/Blanc-Sablon = Atlantic Standard Time - Quebec - Lower North Shore
America/Cambridge_Bay = Mountain Time - west Nunavut
America/Dawson = Pacific Time - north Yukon
America/Dawson_Creek = Mountain Standard Time - Dawson Creek & Fort Saint John, British Columbia
America/Edmonton = Mountain Time - Alberta, east British Columbia & west Saskatchewan
...(snip)...
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