2012 (MMXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (dominical letter AG) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2012th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the twelfth year of the 3rd millennium, the twelfth year of the 21st century, and the third year of the 2010s decade.

2012 was designated as:

  • International Year of Cooperatives
  • International Year of Sustainable Energy for All

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Nobel Prizes

In fiction