. The following is a colour-coded decoding table of all ISO alpha-2 codes. Decoding table of ISO alpha The short country names from ISO and the alpha-2 codes are made available by ISO at no charge for See: ISO decoding table (HTML, KB). Country list: ISO alpha-2 English country names and code elements as two letter country codes. Download data tables in csv (excel) and json formats.
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Previously used in international postal codes and vehicle registration codes to represent Finland code was not officially assigned Code taken from name in Finnish and Swedish combined: Code taken from name in Latin: This is a preview version. The following alpha-2 codes are currently exceptionally reserved:.
Decodig the newer stability policies, old assigned codes that have been withdrawn from ISO should no longer be reassigned to another country or territory as has occurred in the past for “CS”. The codes for subdivisions are represented as the alpha-2 code for the country, followed by up to three characters.
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ISO alpha-2 – Wikipedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. French Afars and Issas. Name changed from New Hebrides NH. The country codes can be represented either as a two-letter code alpha-2 which is recommended as the general purpose code, a three-letter code alpha-3 which is more tavle related to the country name and a three digit numeric code numeric -3 which can be useful if you need to avoid using Latin script.
Name changed to Myanmar MM. Name decodiing from Southern Rhodesia RH.
These code elements are expected eventually to be either eliminated or replaced by code elements within ISO The reserved alpha-2 codes can be divided into the following four categories: French Southern and Antarctic Territories. Pacific Islands Trust Territory.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Spanish Sahara code taken from name in Spanish: However, ISO state on their site: The numeric country code is assigned by the UN. Code taken from Great Britain from official name: Name changed from Zaire ZR. Reserved code elements are codes which have become obsolete, or are required in order to enable a particular user application of the standard but do not qualify for inclusion in ISO It contains the codes from parts 1, 2 and 3 of ISO in 3 different formats: These codes may be used only during a transitional period of at least five years while new code elements that may have replaced them are taken into use.
British Indian Ocean Territory. This carries the implication though not spelled out that other uses are not permitted and that, therefore, there may be rights preventing further general use and reuse. Names and codes for subdivisions are usually taken from relevant official national information sources. ISO alpha-2 English country names and code elements. Name changed to Benin BJ The code is now indeterminately reserved. Consists of three Caribbean ” special municipalities “, which are part of the Netherlands proper: Official Journal of the European Communities, L Union of Soviet Socialist Republics common name: