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Gregorian calendar 2006
MMVI
Ab urbe condita 2759
Armenian calendar 1455
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԵ
Assyrian calendar 6756
Bahá'í calendar 162–163
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 —
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4703 or 4643
Coptic calendar 1722–1723
Discordian calendar 3172
Ethiopian calendar 1998–1999
Hebrew calendar 5766–5767
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Japanese calendar Heisei 18
(平成18年)
Juche calendar 95
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4339
Minguo calendar ROC 95
民國95年
Thai solar calendar 2549
Unix time 1136073600–1167609599


2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the full calendar) 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 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony in Germany

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