ISO 3166-2 is part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, and defines codes for identifying the principal subdivisions of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1. The official name of the standard is Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions – Part 2: Country subdivision code. It was first published in 1998. The purpose of ISO 3166-2 is to establish an international standard of short and unique alphanumeric codes ...
ISO 3166-2:BY: Code taken from previous ISO country name: Byelorussian SSR (now assigned ...CodeCountry NameYearCctldADAndorra1974.adAEUnited Arab Emirates1974.aeAFAfghanistan1974.afAGAntigua and Barbuda1974.ag
How are country code elements assigned? Following notification from the United Nations (UN), the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency assigns alpha-2 and alpha-3 country code elements to new UN member states. The numeric country code is assigned by the UN.
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 codes are two-letter country codes defined in ISO 3166-1, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, to represent countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest. They are the most widely used of the country codes published by ISO, and are used most prominently for the Internet's country code top-level domains. They are also used as country identifiers extending the postal code when appropriate wi
Note: Each country’s alpha-2 code is linked to more information about the assignment of its code elements. English short name (using title case) Alpha-2 code. Alpha-3 code. Numeric code. Link to ISO 3166-2 subdivision codes. Independent. Afghanistan. AF.
ISO 3166-2 Newsletters are issued by the secretariat of the ISO 3166/MA when changes in the code lists of ISO 3166-2 have been decided upon by the ISO 3166/MA. ISO 3166-2 Newsletters are identified by a two-component number, stating the currently valid edition of ISO 3166-2 in Roman numerals (e g "I") and a consecutive order number (in Latin numerals) starting with "1" for each new edition of ISO 3166-2. All the changes indicated in this Newsletter refer to changes to be made to ISO 3166-2: ...
Feb 14, 2022 · In the meantime, the ISO 3166/MA has reserved such code elements for an indeterminate period. Any use beyond the application of the two Conventions is discouraged and will not be approved by the ISO 3166/MA. Moreover, these codes may be reassigned by the ISO 3166/MA at any time. The following alpha-2 codes are currently indeterminately reserved