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RegionInfo.Name Property

Gets the name or ISO 3166 two-letter country/region code for the current RegionInfo object.

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

public virtual string Name { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The value specified by the name parameter of the RegionInfo.RegionInfo(String) constructor. The return value is in uppercase.

The predefined RegionInfo names are listed in the RegionInfo class topic. The application should use the DisplayName or EnglishName property to get the full name of the country/region.

The following code example displays the properties of the RegionInfo class.


using System;
using System.Globalization;

public class Example
{
   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {
      // Displays the property values of the RegionInfo for "US".
      RegionInfo myRI1 = new RegionInfo("en-US");
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Name:                         {0}\n", myRI1.Name);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DisplayName:                  {0}\n", myRI1.DisplayName);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   EnglishName:                  {0}\n", myRI1.EnglishName);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   IsMetric:                     {0}\n", myRI1.IsMetric);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   TwoLetterISORegionName:       {0}\n", myRI1.TwoLetterISORegionName);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   CurrencySymbol:               {0}\n", myRI1.CurrencySymbol);
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   ISOCurrencySymbol:            {0}\n", myRI1.ISOCurrencySymbol);
   }
}
/*
This code produces the following output.
   Name:                         US
   DisplayName:                  United States
   EnglishName:                  United States
   IsMetric:                     False
   TwoLetterISORegionName:       US
   CurrencySymbol:               $
   ISOCurrencySymbol:            USD
*/


Silverlight

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

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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