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This article is about the year 2022.
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2022 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2022
Ab urbe condita 2775
Armenian calendar 1471
Assyrian calendar 6772
Bahá'í calendar 178–179
Bengali calendar 1429
Berber calendar 2972
British Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 2566
Burmese calendar 1384
Byzantine calendar 7530–7531
Chinese calendar 辛丑(Metal Ox)
4718 or 4658
    — to —
壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
4719 or 4659
Coptic calendar 1738–1739
Discordian calendar 3188
Ethiopian calendar 2014–2015
Hebrew calendar 5782–5783
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2078–2079
 - Shaka Samvat 1944–1945
 - Kali Yuga 5123–5124
Holocene calendar 12022
Igbo calendar 1022–1023
Iranian calendar 1400–1401
Islamic calendar 1443–1444
Japanese calendar Heisei 34
Juche calendar 111
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4355
Minguo calendar ROC 111
Thai solar calendar 2565
Unix time 1640995200–1672531199

2022 (MMXXII) will be a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter B), the 2022nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 22nd year of the 3rd millennium, the 22nd year of the 21st century, and the 3rd year of the 2020s decade.

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In fiction[edit]



  • Soylent Green (1973)
  • No Escape (1994)
  • Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time (2003), according to Ron Stoppable, Shego is the dictator of the world known as The Supreme One at this point ("20 years from now").
  • 2022 Tsunami (2009), a Thai film about six earthquakes occurring simultaneously all over the world which causes the biggest tsunami in history.
  • The Purge (2013), from the evening of March 21 to the morning of March 22.
  • Goldfinger (film) (1964), the film's antagonist, Auric Goldfinger, states that he planned to release an atomic device over Fort Knox's gold vault, which would make the gold useless for 58 years. If the plan was set in motion, the gold would be radiated until 2022.


  • Year Zero (2007): According to the information discovered from the viral marketing campaign for the concept album by Nine Inch Nails, its story takes place in 2022 A.D., which in America is referred to as 0000 B.A. (Born Again) after several cataclysmic events.


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