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2222723 - How to Change Country/Region Name and Translations - Employee Central


You want to modify the name of a country/region or the translation without breaking functionality.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • Metadata Framework


Country/Region has been migrated to MDF, which makes it easy to maintain translations from the Admin Center.


1.  Login as a Administrator user and access Admin Center

2.  Search for "Manage Data" in the Tool Search

3.  Select "Country/Region" in the First drop-down and select the country/region you wish to modify in the Second drop-down.

Manage Data_CountryRegion_1.png

4.  Click on "Insert New Record"

5.  Select an Effective Date

6.  Click on the Globe symbol next to the Country/Region field

Manage Data_CountryRegion_2.png

7.  Enter the desired translation for associated language.

Manage Data_CountryRegion_3.png

8.  Once you have completed the changes, select Done

9.  Click on Save


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