|Centuries:||20th century – 21st century – 22nd century|
|Decades:||1990s 2000s 2010s – 2020s – 2030s 2040s 2050s|
|Years:||2020 2021 2022 – 2023 – 2024 2025 2026|
|Ab urbe condita||2776|
|British Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
4719 or 4659
— to —
癸卯年 (Water Rabbit)
4720 or 4660
|- Vikram Samvat||2079–2080|
|- Shaka Samvat||1945–1946|
|- Kali Yuga||5124–5125|
|Japanese calendar||Heisei 35
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 13 days|
|Minguo calendar||ROC 112
|Thai solar calendar||2566|
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2023 (MMXXIII) will be a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2023rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 23rd year of the 3rd millennium, the 23rd year of the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2020s decade.
Predicted and scheduled events
- Mars One hopes to establish the first human settlement on Mars.
- Istanbul Canal will be finished.
- London's new £4.1 billion "super sewer" will be finished, upgrading the existing Victorian infrastructure.
- The Compact of Free Association between the United States and the Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands expires.
- Due to the Mickey Mouse Protection Act, assuming that there are no further changes in copyright law in the United States, Walt Disney's Steamboat Willie as well as two other Mickey Mouse short films released in 1928 will fall into the public domain in the United States.
- In this year, the People's Republic of China is expected to overtake the Soviet Union (1917-1991) as the longest-lasting Communist State.
- According to words of Turkey's prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, if the countries of the European Union won't accept Turkey as a candidate before the year 2023, Turkey would no longer be a candidate to the union.
Computer and video games
- Bill Laimbeer's Combat Basketball (1991)
- Perfect Dark (2000)
- Crysis 2 (2011) The events of this game are set in a post-apocalypse New York City in warfare with aliens.
- Call of Duty: Ghosts (2013) The events of the game take place in a war-torn United States of America.
- Gunbuster (1988)
- Click (2006): Michael Newman uses his remote control and is unwillingly sent to 2023, among other years.
- Doomsday (2008): briefly mentions the extension of the Thames Barrier due to torrential floods in 2023
- 2023 (2009) Norwegian shortfilm.
- Silent Mobius (1991)
- Batman Beyond (1999): Terry McGinnis to be born on August 18.
- Burn Up Scramble (2004)
- The Carnival of Immortals (1980) by Enki Bilal.
- The Woman Trap (1986) by Enki Bilal.
- Equator Cold (1992) by Enki Bilal.
- Killing Time (2000) by Caleb Carr.
- The Free Lunch (2001) by Spider Robinson