Flag of Caribbean Netherlands and nl-BQ

Locale Code: nl-BQ

The locale code represents Dutch language in Caribbean Netherlands country.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive nl-BQ locale data for Caribbean Netherlands
Country NameCaribbean Netherlands
Country Name (Local)Caribisch Nederland
Country Flag🇧🇶
Country Area328 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)BQ
Language NameDutch
Language Name (Local)Nederlands
Language Code (ISO 639-1)nl
ContinentCentral America
Capital Name
Capital Latitude
Capital Longitude
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The currency used for the locale code nl-BQ is US Dollar.

Currency information for Caribbean Netherlands and nl-BQ locale
Currency NameUS Dollar
Currency Name (Local)United States dollar
Currency CodeUSD
Currency Symbol$
Currency Numeric840
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCents


Caribbean Netherlands has one timezone with UTC offset UTC-04:00.



Caribbean Netherlands is an island country and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'nl-BQ' 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, nl_BQ is a locale code for Dutch language in Caribbean Netherlands. 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.