RegionInfo.EnglishName Property

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

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

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.Globalization

Public Class Example
   Public Shared Sub Demo(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock)
      ' Displays the property values of the RegionInfo for "US".
      Dim myRI1 As New RegionInfo("en-US")
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Name:                         {0}", myRI1.Name) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DisplayName:                  {0}", myRI1.DisplayName) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   EnglishName:                  {0}", myRI1.EnglishName) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   IsMetric:                     {0}", myRI1.IsMetric) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   TwoLetterISORegionName:       {0}", myRI1.TwoLetterISORegionName) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   CurrencySymbol:               {0}", myRI1.CurrencySymbol) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   ISOCurrencySymbol:            {0}", myRI1.ISOCurrencySymbol) & vbCrLf
   End Sub 
End Class 
' This example produces the following output.
'       Name:                         US
'       DisplayName:                  United States
'       EnglishName:                  United States
'       IsMetric:                     False
'       TwoLetterISORegionName:       US
'       CurrencySymbol:               $
'       ISOCurrencySymbol:            USD


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

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