System.Globalization Namespace

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Contains types that define culture-related information, for writing globalized (internationalized) applications.

  Class Description
Public class CultureInfo Provides information about a specific culture (called a locale for unmanaged code development). The information includes the names for the culture, the writing system, the calendar used, and formatting for dates and sort strings.
Public class DateTimeFormatInfo Provides culture-specific information about the format of date and time values.
Public class DaylightTime Defines the period of daylight saving time.
Public class NumberFormatInfo Defines how numeric values are formatted and displayed, depending on the culture.

  Enumeration Description
Public enumeration CultureTypes Defines the types of culture lists that can be retrieved using the CultureInfo..::..GetCultures method.