2006

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2006 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2006
MMVI
Ab urbe condita 2759
Armenian calendar 1455
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԵ
Assyrian calendar 6756
Bahá'í calendar 162–163
Balinese saka calendar 1927–1928
Bengali calendar 1413
Berber calendar 2956
British Regnal year 54 Eliz. 2 – 55 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2550
Burmese calendar 1368
Byzantine calendar 7514–7515
Chinese calendar 乙酉(Wood Rooster)
4702 or 4642
    — to —
丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
4703 or 4643
Coptic calendar 1722–1723
Discordian calendar 3172
Ethiopian calendar 1998–1999
Hebrew calendar 5766–5767
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2062–2063
 - Shaka Samvat 1927–1928
 - Kali Yuga 5106–5107
Holocene calendar 12006
Igbo calendar 1006–1007
Iranian calendar 1384–1385
Islamic calendar 1426–1427
Japanese calendar Heisei 18
(平成18年)
Javanese calendar 1938–1939
Juche calendar 95
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4339
Minguo calendar ROC 95
民國95年
Nanakshahi calendar 538
Thai solar calendar 2549
Tibetan calendar 阴木鸡年
(female Wood-Rooster)
2132 or 1751 or 979
    — to —
阳火狗年
(male Fire-Dog)
2133 or 1752 or 980
Unix time 1136073600 – 1167609599

2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2006th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 6th year of the 3rd millennium, the 6th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2000s decade.

2006 was designated as:


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