Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions -- Part 1: Country codes
This standard has been revised by ISO 3166-1:2013.
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.
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The ISO country codes included in ISO 3166, Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions, is among the most well-known and used of all ISO standards. The standard establishes coded representations of names of countries, dependencies, and other areas of particular geopolitical...