When internationalizing, you ask the instance of NSLocale questions. But the NSLocale only has a few region-specific variables. This is where localization comes into play: Localization is the process by which application-specific substitutions are created for different region and language settings.
Localization usually means one of two things:
generating multiple copies of resources like images, sounds, and NIB files for different regions and languages
creating and accessing strings tables to translate text into different languages
Any resource, whether it is an image or a XIB file, can be localized. Localizing a resource puts another copy of the resource in the application bundle. These resources ...