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Java Util Currency getCurrencyCode

java.util.Currency.getCurrencyCode()

The method java.util.Currency.getCurrencyCode() gets the ISO 4217 currency code of this currency.

Method signature

The signature of the java.util.Currency.getCurrencyCode() method is as follows:

public String getCurrencyCode()

Parameters

The method takes no parameters.

Return value

Returns the ISO 4217 currency code of this currency.

Exceptions

The method throws no exceptions.

Example usage

In the following code we use java.util.Currency.getCurrencyCode():

package com.farenda.java.util;

import java.util.Currency;
import java.util.Locale;

public class CurrencyCurrencyCode {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        Locale locale = Locale.CHINA;
        Currency currency = Currency.getInstance(locale);
        //ISO 4217 code:
        System.out.println("Currency code: "
                + currency.getCurrencyCode());

        currency = Currency.getInstance(Locale.CANADA_FRENCH);
        System.out.println("Currency code: "
                + currency.getCurrencyCode());
    }
}

The above code produces the following output:

Currency code: CNY
Currency code: CAD
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