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Locale Code: pt-GQ

The locale code represents Portuguese language in Equatorial Guinea.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive pt-GQ locale data for Equatorial Guinea
Country NameEquatorial Guinea
Country Name (Local)Guinea Ecuatorial
Country Flag🇬🇶
Country Area28051 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)GQ
Language NamePortuguese
Language Name (Local)Português
Language Code (ISO 639-1)pt
RegionMiddle Africa
Capital NameMalabo
Capital Latitude3.75
Capital Longitude8.78333
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The currency used for the locale code pt-GQ is Central African Franc.

Currency information for Equatorial Guinea and pt-GQ locale
Currency NameCentral African Franc
Currency Name (Local)Central African CFA franc
Currency CodeXAF
Currency SymbolFr
Currency Numeric950
Currency Subunit Value0
Currency Subunit Name


Equatorial Guinea has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+01:00.



Equatorial Guinea shares borders with 2 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'pt-GQ' 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, pt_GQ is a locale code for Portuguese language in Equatorial 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.