ISO 3166-2:2007

Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions -- Part 2: Country subdivision code

ISO 3166-2:2007 establishes a universally applicable code for the representation of the names of principal administrative divisions of countries and territories included in ISO 3166-1. It is intended to be used in conjunction with ISO 3166-1.

ISO 3166-2:2007 provides the structure for a code for the representation of names of principal administrative divisions, or similar areas, of the countries and geopolitical entities included in ISO 3166-1.

ISO 3166-2:2007 contains a list of names of subdivisions of countries and geopolitical entities, together with the code element developed for each one of them.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2007-12
  • Edition : 2
  • :
    ISO/TC 46
    Information and documentation
  • 01.140.30
    Documents in administration, commerce and industry

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