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UmAlQuraCalendar Class

Represents the Saudi Hijri (Um Al Qura) calendar.

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

public class UmAlQuraCalendar : Calendar

The UmAlQuraCalendar class is nearly identical to the HijriCalendar class, except the Saudi Hijri calendar uses a table-based algorithm licensed from the Saudi government to calculate dates, can express dates to the year 1450 A.H., and does not support the HijriAdjustment property.

For more information about the Hijri calendar, see the HijriCalendar class.

Note   The UmAlQuraCalendar class supports only dates from 04/30/1900 00.00.00 (Gregorian date) through 05/13/2029 23:59:59 (Gregorian date).


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0