How to get current category id in Woocommerce?

How to get current category id in a template or theme functions file while using Woocommerce. In fact not only using Woocommerce but this method can be used to get the category object and subsequently the ID in normal category page.
[code language=”php”]
global $wp_query;
// get the query object
$cat_obj = $wp_query->get_queried_object();


if($cat_obj) {
$category_name = $cat_obj->name;
$category_desc = $cat_obj->description;
$category_ID = $cat_obj->term_id;
[code language=”php”]
stdClass Object
[term_id] => 19
[name] => Dairy Rations
[slug] => dairy
[term_group] => 0
[term_taxonomy_id] => 19
[taxonomy] => product_cat
[description] => Being a small boutique style mill we are able to custom manufacture a ration to your specific needs and requirements.
[parent] => 0
[count] => 3

Another Code

[code language=”css”]
global $wp_query;
$category_name = $wp_query->query_vars[‘product_cat’];

if( $category_name ) {
$category_object = get_term_by(‘name’, $category_name, ‘product_cat’);
$category_id = $category_object->term_id;


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