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2015 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar2015
MMXV
Ab urbe condita2768
Armenian calendar1464
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԴ
Assyrian calendar6765
Bahá'í calendar171–172
Bengali calendar1422
Berber calendar2965
British Regnal year63 Eliz. 2 – 64 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2559
Burmese calendar1377
Byzantine calendar7523–7524
Chinese calendar甲午(Wood Horse)
4711 or 4651
    — to —
乙未年 (Wood Goat)
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Coptic calendar1731–1732
Discordian calendar3181
Ethiopian calendar2007–2008
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Japanese calendarHeisei 27
(平成27年)
Juche calendar104
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4348
Minguo calendarROC 104
民國104年
Thai solar calendar2558
Unix time1420070400–1451606399

2015 (MMXV) is the current year, and is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), the 2015th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 15th year of the 3rd millennium, the 15th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2010s decade.

2015 has been designated the International Year of Light and the International Year of Soils by the sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Main article: Deaths in 2015
Further information: Category:2015 deaths

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  2. ^ Kropaitas, Zivile (2015-01-01). "Lithuania joins Baltic neighbours in euro club". BBC News. Retrieved 2015-01-01. 
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  6. ^ "Boko Haram kills dozens in fresh raids in Nigerian town". Thomson Reuters. Reuters. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Charlie Hebdo: Gun attack on French magazine kills 12". BBC News. 7 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
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