How can I get my Android device country code without using GPS?

An Android mobile actually does know quite well where it is - but is there a way of retrieving the country by something, like a country code or country name?

There isn't any need to know the exact GPS position - the country code or name is sufficient, and I am using this code:

 String locale = context.getResources().getConfiguration().locale.getCountry(Locale.getDefault());
 System.out.println("country = "+locale);

It gives me the code "US", but my device kept in India. Is there a way to find the device's current country code without using GPS or a network provider?

Because I am using a tablet.



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