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Locale Code: ar-PS

The locale code represents Arabic language in Palestine.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive ar-PS locale data for Palestine
Country NamePalestine
Country Name (Local)Filastin
Country Flag🇵🇸
Country Area6220 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)PS
Language NameArabic
Language Name (Local)العربية
Language Code (ISO 639-1)ar
RegionWestern Asia
Capital NameRamallah
Capital Latitude31.89964
Capital Longitude35.20422
Postal Code Format
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The currency used for the locale code ar-PS is New Israeli Sheqel.

Currency information for Palestine and ar-PS locale
Currency NameNew Israeli Sheqel
Currency Name (Local)Israeli new shekel
Currency CodeILS
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric376
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameAgorot


Palestine has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+02:00.



Palestine shares borders with 3 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'ar-PS' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, ar_PS is a locale code for Arabic language in Palestine. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.