Flag of Åland Islands and sv-AX

Locale Code: sv-AX

The locale code represents Swedish language in Åland Islands.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive sv-AX locale data for Åland Islands
Country NameÅland Islands
Country Name (Local)Ahvenanmaa
Country Flag🇦🇽
Country Area1580 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)AX
Language NameSwedish
Language Name (Local)svenska
Language Code (ISO 639-1)sv
RegionNorthern Europe
Capital NameMariehamn
Capital Latitude60.09726
Capital Longitude19.93481
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The currency used for the locale code sv-AX is Euro.

Currency information for Åland Islands and sv-AX locale
Currency NameEuro
Currency Name (Local)Euro
Currency CodeEUR
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric978
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCent


Åland Islands has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+02:00.



Åland Islands is an island country and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'sv-AX' 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, sv_AX is a locale code for Swedish language in Åland Islands. 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.