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Locale Code: mg-MG

The locale code represents Malagasy language in Madagascar.

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General

General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive mg-MG locale data for Madagascar
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Country NameMadagascar
Country Name (Local)Madagasikara/Madagascar
Country Flag­čç▓­čçČ
Country Area587041 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)MG
Language NameMalagasy
Language Name (Local)fiteny malagasy
Language Code (ISO 639-1)mg
ContinentAfrica
RegionEastern Africa
Capital NameAntananarivo
Capital Latitude-18.91368
Capital Longitude47.53613
Postal Code Format###
Postal Code Regex^(\d{3})$

Currency

The currency used for the locale code mg-MG is Malagasy Ariary.

Currency information for Madagascar and mg-MG locale
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Currency NameMalagasy Ariary
Currency Name (Local)Malagasy ariary
Currency CodeMGA
Currency SymbolAr
Currency Numeric
Currency Subunit Value5
Currency Subunit NameIraimbilanja

Timezones

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

UTC+03:00

Borders

Madagascar is an island country and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'mg-MG' 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, mg_MG is a locale code for Malagasy language in Madagascar. 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.

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