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EastAsianLunisolarCalendar.GetTerrestrialBranch Method

Calculates the terrestrial branch of the specified year in the sexagenary (60-year) cycle.

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

public int GetTerrestrialBranch(
	int sexagenaryYear


Type: System.Int32
An integer from 1 through 60 that represents a year in the sexagenary cycle.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
An integer from 1 through 12.


sexagenaryYear is less than 1 or greater than 60.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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