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Locale Code: ln-CG

The locale code represents Lingala language in Republic of the Congo.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive ln-CG locale data for Republic of the Congo
Country NameRepublic of the Congo
Country Name (Local)Congo
Country Flag🇨🇬
Country Area342000 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)CG
Language NameLingala
Language Name (Local)Lingála
Language Code (ISO 639-1)ln
RegionMiddle Africa
Capital NameBrazzaville
Capital Latitude-4.26613
Capital Longitude15.28318
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The currency used for the locale code ln-CG is Central African Franc.

Currency information for Republic of the Congo and ln-CG locale
Currency NameCentral African Franc
Currency Name (Local)Central African CFA franc
Currency CodeXAF
Currency SymbolFr
Currency Numeric950
Currency Subunit Value0
Currency Subunit Name


Republic of the Congo has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+01:00.



Republic of the Congo shares borders with 5 countries and it's not landlocked.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo
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What is 'ln-CG' 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, ln_CG is a locale code for Lingala language in Republic of the Congo. 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.