Windows.Globalization Windows.Globalization Windows.Globalization Windows.Globalization Windows.Globalization Namespace

Provides globalization support for language profiles, geographic regions, and international calendars.


ApplicationLanguages ApplicationLanguages ApplicationLanguages ApplicationLanguages ApplicationLanguages

Specifies the language-related preferences that the app can use and maintain.

Calendar Calendar Calendar Calendar Calendar

Manipulates the representation of a DateTime within a given calendar and clock.

CalendarIdentifiers CalendarIdentifiers CalendarIdentifiers CalendarIdentifiers CalendarIdentifiers

Contains the calendar identifiers for the supported calendars, as static properties.

ClockIdentifiers ClockIdentifiers ClockIdentifiers ClockIdentifiers ClockIdentifiers

Contains the clock identifiers for the supported clocks, as static properties.

CurrencyAmount CurrencyAmount CurrencyAmount CurrencyAmount CurrencyAmount

Defines properties for specifying a currency and its amount.

CurrencyIdentifiers CurrencyIdentifiers CurrencyIdentifiers CurrencyIdentifiers CurrencyIdentifiers

Contains the currency identifiers for the supported currencies, as static properties.

GeographicRegion GeographicRegion GeographicRegion GeographicRegion GeographicRegion

Describes a region. This is usually a country, but may be a macroregion.

JapanesePhoneme JapanesePhoneme JapanesePhoneme JapanesePhoneme JapanesePhoneme

Represents a single Japanese word (a "reading") that has been extracted from a Japanese string by JapanesePhoneticAnalyzer.

JapanesePhoneticAnalyzer JapanesePhoneticAnalyzer JapanesePhoneticAnalyzer JapanesePhoneticAnalyzer JapanesePhoneticAnalyzer

Reads a Japanese string that is a combination of Kanji characters and Hiragana characters, and returns a collection of proper readings from the string with word breaks.

Language Language Language Language Language

A class that provides information related to BCP-47 language tags such as the language name and the script.

NumeralSystemIdentifiers NumeralSystemIdentifiers NumeralSystemIdentifiers NumeralSystemIdentifiers NumeralSystemIdentifiers

Contains the numeral system identifiers for the supported numeral systems, as static properties.


DayOfWeek DayOfWeek DayOfWeek DayOfWeek DayOfWeek

Identifies the day of the week.

LanguageLayoutDirection LanguageLayoutDirection LanguageLayoutDirection LanguageLayoutDirection LanguageLayoutDirection

Defines constants that specify the content layout direction (for text and UI elements) most appropriate for a language.


If your app passes language tags from this namespace to any National Language Support functions, it must first convert the tags by calling ResolveLocaleName.

For a list of standard country/region codes used by Microsoft, see the Official Country/Region List.

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