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Locale Code: ar-YE

The locale code represents Arabic language in Yemen.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive ar-YE locale data for Yemen
Country NameYemen
Country Name (Local)الجمهورية اليمنية / Al-Yaman
Country Flag🇾🇪
Country Area527968 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)YE
Language NameArabic
Language Name (Local)العربية
Language Code (ISO 639-1)ar
RegionWestern Asia
Capital NameSanaa
Capital Latitude15.35472
Capital Longitude44.20667
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The currency used for the locale code ar-YE is Jemen Rial.

Currency information for Yemen and ar-YE locale
Currency NameJemen Rial
Currency Name (Local)Yemeni rial
Currency CodeYER
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric886
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameFils


Yemen has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+03:00.



Yemen shares borders with 2 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'ar-YE' 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_YE is a locale code for Arabic language in Yemen. 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.