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How many different calendar systems are used in the world?

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Answered 2007-03-12 15:40:42

System of Calendars *1) LuniSolar Calendars *2) Lunar Calendars *3) Solar Calendars List of Calendars *1) Anno Domini Christian Era *2) Aztec Calendar *3) Babylonian Calendar *4) Bah

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