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DateTimeZone::getName -- timezone_name_getReturns the name of the timezone


Object-oriented style

public DateTimeZone::getName(): string

Procedural style

Returns the name of the timezone.



The DateTimeZone for which to get a name.

Return Values

Depending on zone type, UTC offset (type 1), timezone abbreviation (type 2), and timezone identifiers as published in the IANA timezone database (type 3), the descriptor string to create a new DateTimeZone object with the same offset and/or rules. For example 02:00, CEST, or one of the timezone names in the list of timezones.

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