Java Examples - Display Time in different Country's format


Problem Description

How to display time in different country's format?


Following example uses Locale class & DateFormat class to display date in different Country's format.

import java.text.DateFormat;
import java.util.*;

public class Main {
   public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
      Date d1 = new Date();
      System.out.println("today is "+ d1.toString());    
      Locale locItalian = new Locale("it","ch");
      DateFormat df = DateFormat.getDateInstance (DateFormat.FULL, locItalian);
      System.out.println("today is in Italian Language  in Switzerland Format : "+ df.format(d1));


The above code sample will produce the following result.

today is Mon Jun 22 02:37:06 IST 2009
today is in Italian Language in Switzerland Format : sabato, 22. febbraio 2014