2010

This article is about the year 2010. For other uses, see 2010 (disambiguation).
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2010 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2010
MMX
Ab urbe condita 2763
Armenian calendar 1459
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԹ
Assyrian calendar 6760
Bahá'í calendar 166–167
Bengali calendar 1417
Berber calendar 2960
British Regnal year 58  Eliz. 2 – 59  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2554
Burmese calendar 1372
Byzantine calendar 7518–7519
Chinese calendar 己丑(Earth  Ox)
4706 or 4646
    — to —
庚寅年 (Metal  Tiger)
4707 or 4647
Coptic calendar 1726–1727
Discordian calendar 3176
Ethiopian calendar 2002–2003
Hebrew calendar 5770–5771
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2066–2067
 - Shaka Samvat 1931–1932
 - Kali Yuga 5110–5111
Holocene calendar 12010
Igbo calendar 1010–1011
Iranian calendar 1388–1389
Islamic calendar 1431–1432
Japanese calendar Heisei 22
(平成22年)
Javanese calendar 1942–1943
Juche calendar 99
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4343
Minguo calendar ROC 99
民國99年
Nanakshahi calendar 542
Thai solar calendar 2553
Unix time 1262304000 – 1293839999

2010 ( MMX) was a common year starting on Friday ( dominical letter C) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2010th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 10th year of the 3rd millennium, the 10th year of the 21st century, and the 1st year of the 2010s decade.

2010 was designated as:

Pronunciation

There is a debate among experts and the general public on how to pronounce specific years of the 21st century in English. The year 2010 is pronounced either "two thousand (and) ten", or "twenty-ten". [1] 2010 was the first year to have a wide variation in pronunciation, as the years 2000 to 2009 were generally pronounced "two thousand (and) one, two, three, etc." as opposed to the less common "twenty-oh-_".