2020

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This article is about the year 2020. For the cricket format, see Twenty20. For other uses, see 2020 (disambiguation).
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2020 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2020
MMXX
Ab urbe condita 2773
Armenian calendar 1469
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԹ
Assyrian calendar 6770
Bahá'í calendar 176–177
Bengali calendar 1427
Berber calendar 2970
British Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 2564
Burmese calendar 1382
Byzantine calendar 7528–7529
Chinese calendar 己亥(Earth Pig)
4716 or 4656
    — to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
4717 or 4657
Coptic calendar 1736–1737
Discordian calendar 3186
Ethiopian calendar 2012–2013
Hebrew calendar 5780–5781
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 - Kali Yuga 5121–5122
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Japanese calendar Heisei 32
(平成32年)
Juche calendar 109
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4353
Minguo calendar ROC 109
民國109年
Thai solar calendar 2563
Unix time 1577836800–1609459199

2020 (MMXX) will be a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter ED), the 2020th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 20th year of the 3rd millennium, the 20th year of the 21st century, and the 1st year of the 2020s decade.

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  12. ^ ""Big Bang" machine to get huge upgrade in 2020". Reuters. November 17, 2011. 
  13. ^ "China GPS rival Beidou starts offering navigation data". BBC News (BBC). 2011-12-27. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
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