RegionInfo.EnglishName Property

Gets the full name of the country/region in English.

Namespace:  System.Globalization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property EnglishName As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The full name of the country/region in English.

For example, a RegionInfo object created for the English (United States) culture displays "United States".

The following code example displays the properties of the RegionInfo class.

Imports System
Imports System.Globalization


Public Class SamplesRegionInfo   

   Public Shared Sub Main()

      ' Displays the property values of the RegionInfo for "US". 
      Dim myRI1 As New RegionInfo("US")
      Console.WriteLine("   Name:                         {0}", myRI1.Name)
      Console.WriteLine("   DisplayName:                  {0}", myRI1.DisplayName)
      Console.WriteLine("   EnglishName:                  {0}", myRI1.EnglishName)
      Console.WriteLine("   IsMetric:                     {0}", myRI1.IsMetric)
      Console.WriteLine("   ThreeLetterISORegionName:     {0}", myRI1.ThreeLetterISORegionName)
      Console.WriteLine("   ThreeLetterWindowsRegionName: {0}", myRI1.ThreeLetterWindowsRegionName)
      Console.WriteLine("   TwoLetterISORegionName:       {0}", myRI1.TwoLetterISORegionName)
      Console.WriteLine("   CurrencySymbol:               {0}", myRI1.CurrencySymbol)
      Console.WriteLine("   ISOCurrencySymbol:            {0}", myRI1.ISOCurrencySymbol)

   End Sub 'Main 

End Class 'SamplesRegionInfo


'This code produces the following output. 



'   Name:                         US 

'   DisplayName:                  United States 

'   EnglishName:                  United States 

'   IsMetric:                     False 

'   ThreeLetterISORegionName:     USA 

'   ThreeLetterWindowsRegionName: USA 

'   TwoLetterISORegionName:       US 

'   CurrencySymbol:               $ 

'   ISOCurrencySymbol:            USD

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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