ISO 3166-1:2006

Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions -- Part 1: Country codes

ISO 3166-1:2006 is intended for use in any application requiring the expression of current country names in coded form; it also includes basic guidelines for its implementation and maintenance.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2006-11
  • Edition : 2
  • :
    ISO/TC 46
    Information and documentation
  • 01.140.30
    Documents in administration, commerce and industry

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