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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0