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Locale Code: en-PG

The locale code represents English language in Papua New Guinea.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive en-PG locale data for Papua New Guinea
Country NamePapua New Guinea
Country Name (Local)Papua New Guinea/Papua Niugini
Country Flag🇵🇬
Country Area462840 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)PG
Language NameEnglish
Language Name (Local)English
Language Code (ISO 639-1)en
Capital NamePort Moresby
Capital Latitude-9.44314
Capital Longitude147.17972
Postal Code Format###
Postal Code Regex^(\d{3})$


The currency used for the locale code en-PG is Kina.

Currency information for Papua New Guinea and en-PG locale
Currency NameKina
Currency Name (Local)Papua New Guinean kina
Currency CodePGK
Currency SymbolK
Currency Numeric598
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameToea


Papua New Guinea has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+10:00.



Papua New Guinea shares only one border with Indonesia and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'en-PG' 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, en_PG is a locale code for English language in Papua New Guinea. 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.