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Locale Code: dz-BT

The locale code represents Dzongkha language in Bhutan.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive dz-BT locale data for Bhutan
Country NameBhutan
Country Name (Local)འབྲུག་ཡུལ་ Dzongkha
Country Flag🇧🇹
Country Area38394 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)BT
Language NameDzongkha
Language Name (Local)རྫོང་ཁ
Language Code (ISO 639-1)dz
RegionSouthern Asia
Capital NameThimphu
Capital Latitude27.46609
Capital Longitude89.64191
Postal Code Format
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The currency used for the locale code dz-BT is Ngultrum.

Currency information for Bhutan and dz-BT locale
Currency NameNgultrum
Currency Name (Local)Bhutanese ngultrum
Currency CodeBTN
Currency SymbolNu.
Currency Numeric64
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameChetrum


Bhutan has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+06:00.



Bhutan shares borders with 2 countries and it's landlocked.

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What is 'dz-BT' 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, dz_BT is a locale code for Dzongkha language in Bhutan. 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.