2006

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Gregorian calendar2006
MMVI
Ab urbe condita2759
Armenian calendar1455
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԵ
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Berber calendar2956
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4702 or 4642
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(平成18年)
Juche calendar95
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Korean calendar4339
Minguo calendarROC 95
民國95年
Thai solar calendar2549
Unix time1136073600–1167609599

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.

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August 22Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border in Ukraine, killing all 171 people on board.[27]

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