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Oracle® Database Reference
11g Release 2 (11.2)

Part Number E17110-04
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NLS_TERRITORY

Property Description
Parameter type String
Syntax NLS_TERRITORY = territory
Default value Operating system-dependent
Modifiable ALTER SESSION
Range of values Any valid territory name
Basic Yes

NLS_TERRITORY specifies the name of the territory whose conventions are to be followed for day and week numbering.

This parameter also establishes the default date format, the default decimal character and group separator, and the default ISO and local currency symbols.

For information on these settings, see "NLS_DATE_FORMAT", "NLS_NUMERIC_CHARACTERS", "NLS_CURRENCY", and "NLS_ISO_CURRENCY".

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