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CultureInfo.CultureTypes Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets the culture types that pertain to the current CultureInfo object.

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

public CultureTypes CultureTypes { get; }
/** @property */
public CultureTypes get_CultureTypes ()

public function get CultureTypes () : CultureTypes

Property Value

A bitwise combination of one or more CultureTypes values. There is no default value.

The following code example demonstrates the CultureTypes enumeration and the CultureTypes property.

// This example demonstrates the CultureTypes enumeration 
// and the CultureInfo.CultureTypes property.

using System;
using System.Globalization;

class Sample 
    public static void Main() 
// Create a table of most culture types. 
    CultureTypes[] mostCultureTypes = new CultureTypes[] {
    CultureInfo[] allCultures;
    CultureTypes combo;

// Get and enumerate all cultures.
    allCultures = CultureInfo.GetCultures(CultureTypes.AllCultures);
    foreach (CultureInfo ci in allCultures)
// Display the name of each culture.
        Console.WriteLine("Culture: {0}", ci.Name);

// Get the culture types of each culture. 
        combo = ci.CultureTypes;

// Display the name of each culture type flag that is set.
        Console.Write("  ");
        foreach (CultureTypes ct in mostCultureTypes)
            if (0 != (ct & combo))
                Console.Write("{0} ", ct);

The following is a portion of the results produced by this code example.
Culture: syr
  NeutralCultures FrameworkCultures
Culture: div
  NeutralCultures FrameworkCultures
  SpecificCultures FrameworkCultures
Culture: ar-SA
  SpecificCultures FrameworkCultures
Culture: bg-BG
  SpecificCultures InstalledWin32Cultures FrameworkCultures
Culture: ca-ES
  SpecificCultures InstalledWin32Cultures FrameworkCultures
Culture: zh-TW
  SpecificCultures FrameworkCultures

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0