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2005 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2005
MMV
Ab urbe condita 2758
Armenian calendar 1454
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԴ
Assyrian calendar 6755
Bahá'í calendar 161–162
Bengali calendar 1412
Berber calendar 2955
British Regnal year 53 Eliz. 2 – 54 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2549
Burmese calendar 1367
Byzantine calendar 7513–7514
Chinese calendar 甲申(Wood Monkey)
4701 or 4641
    — to —
乙酉年 (Wood Rooster)
4702 or 4642
Coptic calendar 1721–1722
Discordian calendar 3171
Ethiopian calendar 1997–1998
Hebrew calendar 5765–5766
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2061–2062
 - Shaka Samvat 1927–1928
 - Kali Yuga 5106–5107
Holocene calendar 12005
Igbo calendar 1005–1006
Iranian calendar 1383–1384
Islamic calendar 1425–1426
Japanese calendar Heisei 17
(平成17年)
Juche calendar 94
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4338
Minguo calendar ROC 94
民國94年
Thai solar calendar 2548
Unix time 1104537600–1136073599


2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2005th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 5th year of the 3rd millennium, the 5th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2000s decade.

2005 was designated:

The year 2005 was the end of the International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1995–2005).

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World population[edit]

World population
2005 2000 2010
Globe.svg World 6,453,628,000 6,070,581,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 383,047,000
Africa satellite orthographic.jpg Africa 887,964,000 795,671,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 92,293,000
Two-point-equidistant-asia.jpg Asia 3,917,508,000 3,679,737,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 237,771,000
Europe satellite orthographic.jpg Europe 724,722,000 727,986,000 Red Arrow Down.svg 3,264,000
Latin America terrain.jpg Latin America 558,281,000 520,229,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 38,052,000
LocationWHNorthernAmerica.png Northern America 332,156,000 315,915,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 16,241,000
Oceania (World-Factbook).jpg Oceania 32,998,000 31,043,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 1,955,000

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Nobel Prizes[edit]

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