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Locale::getRegion

locale_get_region

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PECL intl >= 1.0.0)

Locale::getRegion -- locale_get_regionGets the region for the input locale

Description

Object oriented style

static string Locale::getRegion ( string $locale )

Procedural style

string locale_get_region ( string $locale )

Gets the region for the input locale.

Parameters

locale

The locale to extract the region code from

Return Values

The region subtag for the locale or NULL if not present

Examples

Example #1 locale_get_region() example

<?php
echo locale_get_region('de-CH-1901');
?>

Example #2 OO example

<?php
echo Locale::getRegion('de-CH-1901');
?>

The above example will output:

CH

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Patanjali
5 months ago
locale_get_region does no validation of whether the region exists, but just extracts the text that looks like it can be the region part of the locale, and formats it as uppercase.

It doesn't even have to be a 2-character code, but can be an invalid 3-character one.
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