International language support  
  DOS defaults to US English.  Use COUNTRY= if you want to use a
character set for another supported language.

  By default, DOS looks for a file named COUNTRY.SYS (in the root
directory of the boot disk), but if you move the file to a different
directory, or rename it, you must tell DOS about it with the COUNTRY=
CONFIG.SYS command.

  Supported languages; date and time formats  
The following table lists country codes and character sets (code
pages) supported by DOS with examples of date and time formats used
when each country code is in use:
                                                                   
 Country or language   country character Date format  Time format  
                         code     sets     example      example    
                                                                   
 Belgium                 032    850,437   23/01/1993   17:35:00    
 Brazil                  055    850,437   23/01/1993   17:35:00    
 Canada (French)         002    863,850   1993-01-23   17:35:00    
 Croatia                 038    852,850   1993-01-23   17:35:00    
 Czechoslovakia          042    852,850   1993-01-23   17:35:00    
 Denmark                 045    850,865   23-01-1993   17.35.00    
 Finland                 358    850,437   23.01.1993   17.35.00    
 France                  033    850,437   23.01.1993   17:35:00    
 Germany                 049    850,437   23.01.1993   17:35:00    
 Greece                  030    869,737                            
 Hungary                 036    852,850   1993-01-23   17:35:00    
 International-English   061    437,850   23-01-1993   5:35:00.00p 
 Iceland                 354    861,850                            
 Italy                   039    850,437   23/01/1993   17.35.00    
 Latin America           003    850,437   23/01/1993   5:35:00.00p 
 Netherlands             031    850,437   23-01-1993   17:35:00    
 Norway                  047    850,865   23.01.1993   17:35:00    
 Poland                  048    852,850   1993-01-23   17:35:00    
 Portugal                351    850,860   23-01-1993   17:35:00    
 Romania                 040    852,850                            
 Serbia/Yugoslavia       038    852,850   1993-01-23   17:35:00    
 Slovakia                042    852,850   1993-01-23   17:35:00    
 Slovenia                038    852,850   1993-01-23   17:35:00    
 Spain                   034    850,437   23/01/1993   17:35:00    
 Sweden                  046    850,437   1993-01-23   17.35.00    
 Switzerland             041    850,437   23.01.1993   17,35,00    
 Turkish                 090    857,850                            
 United Kingdom          044    437,850   23/01/1993   17:35:00.00 
 United States           001    437,850   01-23-1993   5:35:00.00p 
 Yugoslavia              038    852,850   1993-01-23   17:35:00    
                                                                   

  Special versions of MS-DOS exist which provide support for Arabic
countries, Israel, Japan, Korea, People's Republic of China, and
Taiwan.

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country codes