Java.util.Locale.equals() Method


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Description

The java.util.Locale.equals(Object obj) method returns true if this Locale is equal to another object. A Locale is deemed equal to another Locale with identical language, country, and variant, and unequal to all other objects.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Locale.equals() method

public boolean equals(Object obj)

Parameters

  • obj -- the reference object with which to compare.

Return Value

This method returns true if this Locale is equal to the specified object.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Locale.equals() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class LocaleDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

   // create a new locale
   Locale locale1 = new Locale("ENGLISH", "US");

   // print this locale
   System.out.println("Locale1:" + locale1);

   // create a second locale
   Locale locale2 = new Locale("GERMANY", "GERMAN");

   // compare two locales
   System.out.println("Locales are equal:" + locale1.equals(locale2));

   // create a third locale
   Locale locale3 = new Locale("ENGLISH", "US");

   // compare locale1 and locale3
   System.out.println("Locales are equal:" + locale1.equals(locale3));
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Locale1:english_US
Locales are equal:false
Locales are equal:true

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