2005 (MMV) was a common year that started on a Saturday (dominical letter B) in the Gregorian calendar. It was the 2005th year of Anno Domini or of the Common Era designation, the 5th year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century, and the 6th of the 2000s decade.

2005 was designated:

  • The Year of the Volunteer by the UK government.
  • The World Year of Physics by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.
  • The International Year of the Eucharist in Catholicism.
  • The Year of Cork City, Ireland, as European Capital of Culture.
  • The Year of the Veteran in Canada.
  • The Year of Discovery.

The year 2005 was the end of the International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1995–2005).

Read more about 2005:  Births, Nobel Prizes, In Fiction

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