Applies to: SQL Server (all supported versions) Azure SQL Database Azure SQL Managed Instance
Returns the local language identifier (ID) of the language that is currently being used.
To view Transact-SQL syntax for SQL Server 2014 and earlier, see Previous versions documentation.
To view information about language settings, including language ID numbers, run sp_helplanguage without a parameter specified.
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