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Intl.getCanonicalLocales

The Intl.getCanonicalLocales() method returns an array containing the canonical locale names. Duplicates will be omitted and elements will be validated as structurally valid language tags.

Syntax

Intl.getCanonicalLocales(locales)

Parameters

locales
A list of String values for which to get the canonical locale names.

Return value

An array containing the canonical locale names.

Examples

Using getCanonicalLocales

Intl.getCanonicalLocales('EN-US'); // ["en-US"]
Intl.getCanonicalLocales(['EN-US', 'Fr']); // ["en-US", "fr"]

Intl.getCanonicalLocales('EN_US'); 
// RangeError:'EN_US' is not a structurally valid language tag

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
getCanonicalLocales 54 16 48 No No 11
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
getCanonicalLocales No No 56 No 11 No
Server
Node.js
getCanonicalLocales 7.0.0

See also

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https://wiki.developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Intl/getCanonicalLocales