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Java Util Currency getDisplayName

java.util.Currency.getDisplayName()

The method java.util.Currency.getDisplayName() gets the name that is suitable for displaying this currency for the default DISPLAY locale.

Method signature

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

public String getDisplayName()

The method is available since Java 7.

Parameters

The method takes no parameters.

Return value

Returns the display name of this currency for the default DISPLAY locale.

Exceptions

The method throws no exceptions.

Example usage

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

package com.farenda.java.util;

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

public class CurrencyGetDisplayName {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        Currency currency = Currency.getInstance(Locale.CHINA);

        System.out.println("Currency: " + currency);
        System.out.println("Display name: "
                + currency.getDisplayName());

        currency = Currency.getInstance(Locale.KOREA);
        System.out.println("Currency: " + currency);
        System.out.println("Display name: "
                + currency.getDisplayName());
    }
}

The above code produces the following output:

Currency: CNY
Display name: Chinese Yuan
Currency: KRW
Display name: South Korean Won
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