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  MARC Code List for Countries
Three-character codes are also used for the United States (xxu), Canada (xxc), and the United Kingdom (xxk) when the state, province or territory, or division is not known, but the country is known, or when it is not desired to code at the lower level.
Thus when using country codes to retrieve records, if the code for the entity has changed since the implementation of an earlier code list, it is advisable to specify both the new and previously assigned (historical) codes in the retrieval request if records coded prior to the changes are desired.
In this case, the code for the annexed entity is discontinued, and the annexed entity becomes a reference to the name of the entity whose code is used after the change.
lcweb.loc.gov /marc/countries   (1473 words)

Codes are assigned for both the place of origin and current location of peoples who are in an area other than their permanent homeland, including travelers, temporary residents, aliens, and foreign students.
Codes are assigned for the location of individual named entities, including corporate bodies, buildings and structures, roads, waterways, railroads, monuments, camps, parks, gardens, etc. For government agencies, codes are assigned for the jurisdictions the agencies serve.
In this case, the code for the annexed entity is discontinued, and the annexed entity is assigned the code for the annexing entity.
lcweb.loc.gov /marc/geoareas   (2096 words)

 LincMad's Telephone Country Codes
Country codes +670 and +671 were previously used for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; includes Saipan and Tinian) and Guam, which have now joined the North American Numbering Plan (country code 1).
Country code +21 is officially a unified numbering scheme for Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya.
Country code +259 is officially assigned to Zanzibar.
www.lincmad.com /countrycodes.html   (990 words)

 About ISO 3166 Country Codes - National Information Standards Organization (NISO)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Country code standards are a reflection of world events and international politics.
If the countries making up the European Union should at some time in the future decide to give up their sovereignty and form a new country, ISO 3166-1 country codes will be assigned.
These code elements were selected on the assumption that the area would have a name containing the component "Palestine" or "Palestinian." By the end of 1998 no UN-official name for the areas under the Palestinian Authority exists.
www.niso.org /3166.html   (1013 words)

 Online Data - Language Codes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Macintosh codes sometimes have two variants, depending on the script the language is written.
Similarly, Microsoft codes are sometimes not script-specific and in cases where a language is not really properly identified without this information, the script information appears as well.
Macintosh constants and codes are defined in enumerations in the Mac header file Script.h and Windows constants and codes are defined in the Platform SDK header file winnt.h.
www.unicode.org /unicode/onlinedat/languages.html   (394 words)

 Country Codes
Three-digit numerical codes for countries are also specified by ISO 3166; these codes are actually provided by the United Nations Statistical Division.
ISO 3-alpha codes are not posted to the Internet by ISO; the codes shown are from the United Nations, Country and Region Codes for Statistical Use, which also provided the numerical codes.
Vehicle codes are from the Transport Division of the UN Economic Commission for Europe; I have omitted several vehicle codes which appear to be obsolete because they refer to previous names of the territory rather than the present name.
www.unc.edu /~rowlett/units/codes/country.htm   (564 words)

 NGA: GNS; FIPS PUB 10-4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As in FIPS 10-3, each basic geopolitical entity is represented by a two-character, alphabetic country code, and each principal administrative division is identified by a four-character code consisting of the two-character country code followed by a two-character, primarily numeric, administrative division code.
A typical entry consists of the two-character, alphabetic country code of each basic entity; the entity name; the designatory term or terms for administrative divisions of that entity; and the names and complete four-character codes of all the principal divisions that comprise the entity.
Each principal administrative division is identified by a four-character code consisting of the two-character country code followed by a two-character administrative division code.
www.nima.mil /gns/html/fips10-4.html   (1699 words)

 International Dialing Codes
that country from one city to another (when calling another city in the same vicinity, this may not be necessary).
When dialing from outside the country, the NDD would not be used after dialing the country code; when dialing from within that country, the NDD would be used, but the country code would not.
The country code for all NANP countries is 1; the numbers that follow are used as area codes in the U.S. and Canada and function similarly in other NANP areas.
kropla.com /dialcode.htm   (512 words)

 International E-mail Accessibility
This document is a guide of country codes, showing the countries which have access to Internet or general E-mail services.
The country codes have been derived from the International Organization for Standardization standard ISO 3166.
A country code is taken as a top level domain once it is registered at rs.internic.net so *not* all country codes listed are top level domains.
www.nsrc.org /codes/country-codes.html   (501 words)

 Country Codes
FIPS codes have not yet been assigned to these "countries", but the Factbook's naming scheme implies that they should be AX and DX, respectively.
Finally, FIPS allocates codes to the Paracel (PF) and Spratly (PG) Islands, two island groups in the South China Sea that are claimed by every country within shooting distance; ISO 3166 is noncommital about the Paracels and Spratlys.
However, some of the codes reported there are not the ones in actual use, because some countries are lax in reporting their codes to the U.N. Secretary General.
www.statoids.com /wab.html   (1242 words)

 United Nations Statistics Division - Country and Region Codes
Through accession of the German Democratic Republic (numerical code 278) to the Federal Republic of Germany (numerical code 280), with effect from 3 October 1990, the two German States have united to form one sovereign State.
Historical data published in current publications are normally shown with the nomenclature and code in effect during the reference period.
As of 1 January 1993, refer to the Czech Republic (code 203) and Slovakia (code 703).
unstats.un.org /unsd/methods/m49/m49chang.htm   (398 words)

 ISO - International Organization for Standardization
ISO's currency codes, which are based on the ISO country codes are published in the standard ISO 4217:2001 Codes for the representation of currencies and funds.
This International Standard specifies the structure for a three-letter alphabetic code and an equivalent three-digit numeric code for the representation of currencies and funds.
The codes are maintained by the maintenance agency for ISO 4217.
www.iso.org /iso/en/prods-services/popstds/currencycodes.html   (88 words)

For all other countries, we write the country name as the last line, by itself, in all CAPITAL LETTERS, with no accompanying notations such as postal codes, or hints as to which continent the country is on.
Thus when sending mail from the USA to any other country we are free to format the address according to the requirements of the destination country (for mail to Canada, the addressing requirements conform to our own; for details see the section on Canada).
The country names shown are the ones recognized by the USPS (highlighted names link to postal authorities, or at least they did at the time this section was last updated but web addresses tend to change out from under us).
www.columbia.edu /kermit/postal.html   (11605 words)

 International calling codes.
To search for a country or a city, use the Find command of your browser.
Country codes with an [*] do not require a city code.
Country codes with [**] require the following: 1) if your number is a seven-digit number, only dial the country code.
www.quantometrix.com /long_dis4.htm   (91 words)

 LincMad Telephone Area Codes & Splits
The NANP divides the participating countries into area codes, each of which is a three-digit number.
Within each area code, a telephone number is always 7 digits, except for special codes like the 911 emergency number.
The NANP is currently adding new area codes at a rate unprecedented in its 50-year history, with demand fueled primarily by the outdated system of allocating blocks of numbers to telephone companies.
www.lincmad.com   (861 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook - Appendix D   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
FIPS 10-4: Countries, Dependencies, Areas of Special Sovereignty, and Their Principal Administrative Divisions (FIPS PUB 10-4) is maintained by the Office of the Geographer and Global Issues (Department of State) and published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (Department of Commerce).
FIPS 10-4 codes are intended for general use throughout the US Government, especially in activities associated with the mission of the Department of State and national defense programs.
ISO 3166 includes two- and three-character alphabetic codes and three-digit numeric codes that may be needed for activities involving exchange of data with international organizations that have adopted that standard.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/appendix/appendix-d.html   (330 words)

 XE.com - ISO 4217 Type Currency Code List
This is a list of global currencies and the three-character currency codes that we have found are generally used to represent them.
Often, but not always, this code is the same as the ISO 4217 standard.
We have endeavored to list the codes that, in our experience, are actually in general industry use to represent the currencies.
www.xe.com /iso4217.htm   (402 words)

 Index Country telephone, internet and currency codes and nam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
To dial a international number from any country you must first dial IDD (International Direct Dialing) code listed for the country you are dialing from and then International Country Code for the country you are dialing followed by the City Code if one is required and then the number.
If the country you are dialing has the same International Country Code as the one you are dialing from then just dial the number using the regular long distance method.
Columns headings for Country Codes are explained in details.
www.businesswindow.com /countrycodes/index.shtml   (159 words)

 ISO country codes
Two letter ISO (International Organization for Standardization) country codes and a few historical holdovers from the 1960s (e.g., arpa).
This is generated by a shell script that compares the latest visits with the previous historical one, and includes the new ones.
ISO country codes table (a copy of my page, with "uppercase" text transform styles)
www.bcpl.net /~jspath/isocodes.html   (158 words)

 New ISO fees on the horizon? | CNET News.com
At stake is a tentative proposal from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to add usage royalties for several code standards, a move that opponents say could weaken standards adherence by forcing software providers to pay a fee for each ISO-compliant product they sell.
Language and country codes currently provide a single, standard way of identifying languages (and locales) throughout the Web.
With the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the many new country designations that followed, the ISO made its country code standard freely available with no usage fees.
news.com.com /2100-1032_3-5079256.html   (1595 words)

 International Address Formats (Postal/Mailing Addresses) and Other International Mailing Information
Many Asian countries internally use an address format in which the recipient is at the bottom and the rest of the address is in the reverse of the typical Western format.
Certain countries and special regions, such as Taiwan/R.O.C., are left out because they don't have the right relationship with the United Nations.
Specifically, addresses within some Eastern European and Asian countries are most often written in an order largely reversed from the typical Western order; but when mailing from a Western country it would be a good idea to write the country name at the bottom and a conventional Western order then becomes quite acceptable.
www.bitboost.com /ref/international-address-formats.html   (5592 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | EU says internet could fall apart
Viviane Reding, European IT commissioner, says that if a multilateral approach cannot be agreed, countries such as China, Russia, Brazil and some Arab states could start operating their own versions of the internet and the ubiquity that has made it such a success will disappear.
Calls from Argentina for a continuing debate while Icann is restructured are believed to have garnered support from countries such as Canada which do not like the perceived power that the US has over the internet but are wary of opening up the web to overall state control.
It is a list of 248 country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) - such as.uk and.fr - as well as 14 generic top-level domains (gTLDs), which are subject-based such as.com and.net and.org.
www.guardian.co.uk /business/story/0,3604,1589902,00.html?gusrc=rss   (1665 words)

 Country Codes for International Dialing
Search for International Country Codes used for long distance calling.
See country code and area code for ANY Country.
Copyright 2005 - Country Codes your guide to international dialing.
www.countrycodes.com   (40 words)

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Some Codes from ISO 3166-1 Updated by the RIPE Network Coordination Centre.
The scope of the standard does not allow for allocation of code elements to such "groups".
Newsletter V-3 2002-02-01 Change of the alpha-3 Code element for Romania from ROM to ROU following a request of the Government of Romania.
vm.cfsan.fda.gov /%7Elrd/iso3166.txt   (214 words)

 Free ZIP code lookup and ZIP code, area code, county, latitude, longitude, MSA, CBSA, county FIPS code, time zone, and ...
List all ZIP codes in a state, county, city, or time zone.
Find the area code and time zone for any ZIP code.
Use the latitude and longitude for ZIP code distance calculations.
www.zipinfo.com   (278 words)

 International Telephone Country Codes
North American numbers have an international country code of "1".
The rates are based on the local time of the caller, not where the phone rings.
By taking the time difference among various countries into consideration you can save lots of money by calling during off-hours.
www.studyabroad.com /telcodes.html   (141 words)

 International Numbering Plans
Each area code is shown once along with the first, the largest or the main city in that area code.
If a more comprehensive area code list is available, this will be indicated at the bottom of each page.
This digit must be omitted when calling from another country.
www.numberingplans.com /kropla   (60 words)

 Internet Reference Resources -- Phone Numbers, Addresses, & Postal Codes
Search for country and area codes for thousands of cities in the U.S. and abroad.
It gives you the calling code instructions from each of the world's nations to any other nation.
Includes not only postal codes for countries of the world, but also conventions of addressing mail to these countries (with historical background!) See the country index.
www.lib.virginia.edu /reference/general/phone.html   (350 words)

 Lookup US area codes, international country calling codes and world city dialing codes in alpha and numeric directory. ...
The most comprehensive US area codes and international country calling code lookup on the net.
Search for US area codes by state or by US area codes by number
If you find our area code and country codes and area code site useful, you can add a link to us: please copy the following code and paste it into your HTML.
www.1areacodescountrycodes.com   (129 words)

 Links to Postcode Pages - Graham Rhind
Codepostaux.com (in French) - a one-stop postal code search site for about 20 countries (though the data used for many countries is incomplete, and the data returned is sparse).
Digital (wmf format) postal code maps (in Dutch) - digital postal code maps (for 2-digit postal code areas) for 23 countries.
Denmark (in Danish) - map of postal code regions in Denmark.
www.grcdi.nl /linkspc.htm   (4155 words)

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