@@LANGID (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: yesSQL Server (all supported versions) YesAzure SQL Database YesAzure SQL Managed Instance

Returns the local language identifier (ID) of the language that is currently being used.

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Syntax

@@LANGID  

Note

To view Transact-SQL syntax for SQL Server 2014 and earlier, see Previous versions documentation.

Return Types

smallint

Remarks

To view information about language settings, including language ID numbers, run sp_helplanguage without a parameter specified.

Examples

The following example sets the language for the current session to Italian, and then uses @@LANGID to return the ID for Italian.

SET LANGUAGE 'Italian'  
SELECT @@LANGID AS 'Language ID'  

Here is the result set.

Changed language setting to Italiano.  
Language ID  
-----------  
6            

See Also

Configuration Functions (Transact-SQL)
SET LANGUAGE (Transact-SQL)
sp_helplanguage (Transact-SQL)