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Locale Code: zh-MO

The locale code represents Chinese language in Macao country.

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General

General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive zh-MO locale data for Macao
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Country NameMacao
Country Name (Local)Macau, Aomen
Country Flag🇲🇴
Country Area30 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)MO
Language NameChinese
Language Name (Local)中文 (Zhōngwén)
Language Code (ISO 639-1)zh
ContinentAsia
RegionEastern Asia
Capital NameConcelho de Macau
Capital Latitude22.20056
Capital Longitude113.54611
Postal Code Format
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Currency

The currency used for the locale code zh-MO is Macanese Pataca.

Currency information for Macao and zh-MO locale
PropertyValue
Currency NameMacanese Pataca
Currency Name (Local)Macanese pataca
Currency CodeMOP
Currency SymbolP
Currency Numeric446
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameAvos

Timezones

Macao has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+08:00.

UTC+08:00

Borders

Macao shares only one border with China and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'zh-MO' 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, zh_MO is a locale code for Chinese language in Macao. 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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