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 ISO 3166-2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ISO 3166-2 is the second part of the ISO 3166 standard.
The first part is the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code element, the second is alphabetic or numeric and has one, two or three digits.
ISO 3166-2 codes consist of two parts, separated by a hyphen. /wiki/ISO_3166-2   (342 words)

 ISO 3166-2:GB - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ISO 3166-2:GB is an ISO standard which defines geocodes: it is the subset of ISO 3166-2 which applies to United Kingdom.
The first part of each code is the ISO 3166-1 code GB for the United Kingdom, and the second part is a three-letter code, which is the same as in the British Standard BS 6879.
ISO 3166-1, the reference table for all country codes, as used for domain names on the internet. /project/wikipedia/index.php/ISO_3166-2:GB   (236 words)

 ISO 3166 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ISO 3166 is a three-part geographic coding standard for coding the names of countries and dependent areas, and the principal subdivisions thereof.
ISO 3166-2 defines codes for the principal subdivisions of a country or dependent area.
ISO 3166-3 defines codes for superseded ISO 3166-1 codes, first published in 1998. /wiki/ISO_3166   (96 words)

The fifth edition of ISO 3166 which is being developed at the moment will consist of three parts: Part 1 (Country Codes) establishes codes that represent the current names of countries, dependencies, and other areas of particular geopolitical interest, on the basis of lists of country names obtained from the United Nations.
ISO 3166 is continually updated by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA) which consists of ten experts nominated by standards bodies and liaison organizations.
The ISO 3166/MA recognized that due to the development of the Palestinian autonomuous areas many users of ISO 3166 have the need to address these areas by means of a country code. /np/ds/osi/ISO-3166-background.txt   (973 words)

 Country codes in ISO 3166
ISO 3166 was first issued in 1974, and the three digit numbers were mostly added in 1981.
The term "country" is perhaps a little misleading: not all the "countries" in ISO 3166 are actually independent.
Changes to ISO 3166 are managed by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO3166/MA). /misc/iso3166.html   (512 words)

 About ISO 3166 Country Codes - National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
Because in the context of ISO 3166-1 the European Union is not a country.
Since the publication of ISO 3166-1 in October 1997 only one change has been made to the Standard: the official name of the Independent State of Western Samoa was changed to Independent State of Samoa as of 1998-02-05.
Part 3 of ISO 3166 titled, Codes for formerly used names of countries, was approved in November 1998. /3166.html   (1013 words)

 ADD-CT: col.labora!
ISO 3166 is a standard that is used world-wide in many applications involving the exchange of data.
But, the International Standard ISO 3166 "Codes for the representation of names of countries" for which we (German national standards institution) hold the Maintenance Agency gives codes for the representation of names of countries, dependencies and other areas of special interest.
When ISO 3166 was first published in 1974 the computerized world we now live in was something nobody could foresee. /pub/documentacio/recull/isotext.html   (483 words)

 ISO 3166-3 - FreeEncyclopedia
ISO 3166-3 is an international standard that defines codes for outdated ISO 3166-1 country codes and is part of ISO 3166.
ISO 3166-3 is four-digit-alphabetic and starts with the code that was withdrawn from ISO 3166-1.
The following is a list of obsolete ISO 3166 two-letter country codes, included here for reference. /is/ISO_3166-3.html   (166 words)

 Country Codes
ISO 2-alpha codes are from the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency, English country names and code elements.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) under its standard ISO 3166 has established two-letter (2-alpha) and three-letter (3-alpha) codes for the various countries of the world, including independent states, dependent areas, and certain areas of contested jurisdiction or special status.
Three-digit numerical codes for countries are also specified by ISO 3166; these codes are actually provided by the United Nations Statistical Division. /~rowlett/units/codes/country.htm   (564 words)

 ISO 15924 Registration Authority
Additions and changes to approved script codes since the publication of ISO 15924:2004 appear in the script code lists and are also documented in the ISO 15924 Notice of Changes.
Additions to the ISO 15924 codes for scripts will be announced on the Unicode discussion list.
ISO has appointed the Unicode Consortium as the Registration Authority for International Standard, Codes for the representation of names of scripts. /iso15924   (211 words)

 2001-02: Non-MARC Country Codes in Fields 043 (Geographic Area Code) and 044 (Country of Publishing/Producing Entity Code)
Likewise, it also proposes that subfield $c (ISO subentity code) in field 044 (Country of publishing/producing entity code) be redefined as ISO code to allow for the use of an ISO 3166 country code as well as an ISO subentity code.
ISO 3166-1, Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions- Part 1: Country codes gives coded representations of more than 230 names of countries or areas dependent on a country.
Because of the possibility of the use of an ISO 3166 country code, a place is needed in MARC to contain a non-MARC country code so that data is not lost in conversions. /marc/marbi/2001/2001-02.html   (1179 words)

 Using ISO 3166-1 in Software
ISO's latest statement on this topic says, in paraphrase, that ISO does not intend to charge for its intellectual property in the ISO 3166 codes.
ISO codes change, but the system-generated key can be kept to mean the same thing forever.
The ISO codes are apt to be used internally, because they are uniform and don't take much space in memory. /w3166use.html   (1765 words)

 ISO country codes
ISO 3166 standard reference with 2 letter, 3 letter and number codes
Two letter ISO (International Organization for Standardization) country codes and a few historical holdovers from the 1960s (e.g., arpa).
ISO country codes (Spanish?: my page with quick links but no credits) /~j1m5path/isocodes.html   (158 words)

 Language tags in HTML and XML
Note changes to ISO language codes, in particular those in 1989 (withdrawing iw, in, and ji, replacing them by he, id, and yi, and adding se, iu, ug, and za).
ISO 639: Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages
People are currently working on solutions to these issues, including people from ISO TC37, SIL, and W3C, etc. The proposed successor to RFC 3066 is also targeting these issues. /International/articles/language-tags   (1768 words)

 Cover Pages: Standards Organizations Express Concern About Royalty Fees for ISO Codes.
In ISO Council document 36/2003, and further in note AIC021-03: "Public availability of country, currency and language codes", there is a proposal for charging of ISO codes from ISO Infrastructure Standards such as ISO 3166 (country codes), ISO 4127 (currency codes), and ISO 639 (language codes).
The ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 country code elements are not provided; they may be be purchased from the ISO store or viewed from a number of public websites (see preceding "Country Codes" resource).
The lists include ISO 639 'Codes for the representation of names of languages', ISO 3166 'Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions', and ISO 4217 'Codes for the representation of currencies and funds'. /ni2003-09-20-a.html   (6764 words)

 Country Name and ISO 3166 Code MySQL Import File
What I wound up doing was making a table which listed the names and ISO 3166 codes of all the countries of the world.
ISO charges for 3166-2, and up until now I've just been grabbing the free 3166-1 list off their web site.
It turns out that ISO gets their country names from the United Nations' country list. /isocountrylist   (1480 words)

 List of Domain Name Registrars
The ISO 3166 Standard ("Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions") is maintained by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (MA).
The ISO 3166 MA also maintains a list of reserved code elements for various requirements including transitional reservations, as a result of changes in the standard.
These codes are in an "exceptionally reserved" alpha-2 code set maintained by the ISO 3166 MA and are not part of the ISO 3166 Standard-1. /o/notes_nicnames.html   (674 words)

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 ISO 3166-2:2002-05-21 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ISO 3166-2:2002-05-21 is an ISO Newsletter (numbered 2) which was issued on May 212002.
This page was last modified 12:09, 9 Mar 2005. /project/wikipedia/index.php/ISO_3166-2:2002-05-21   (80 words)

 Nations Online - International Country Codes, ISO 3166 Code, FIPS 10-4 Code
ISO 3166 a standard developed for the current names of countries, dependencies, and other areas of particular geopolitical interest, on the basis of lists of country names obtained from the United Nations and maintained by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency established by the ISO Council, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
The code is based on the ISO 3166-1 "Country Codes".
The international two letter country code (ISO alpha-2) is used in the Internet as the country code Top Level Domain identifiers (ccTLDs). /oneworld/countrycodes.htm   (265 words)

 Published subjects for countries (based on ISO 3166-1)
ISO 3166 standard ("Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions").
For each row, the subject indicated is the subject identified by the three given ISO 3166-1 codes and the French and English names for that subject as given in ISO 3166-1.
The concept of 'country' included in this published subject set is that of the class implicitly defined by ISO 3166-1 as the set of entities to which the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency might assign identifying codes. /geolang/iso3166   (243 words)

 Online Data - Countries Codes
Please note, however, that the Unicode Consortium does not own or maintain ISO 3166 and neither bears responsibility for its contents nor has the ability to change them.
Please do not contact the Unicode Consortium if the ISO 3166 country names are not what you believe they should be.
Macintosh country codes, while generally unique, also occasionally distinguish different versions based upon language: this is again indicated by the ISO language code in parentheses. /unicode/onlinedat/countries.html   (295 words) Locale::Country - ISO codes for country identification (ISO 3166)
ISO codes for country sub& (states, counties, provinces, etc), as defined in ISO 3166&.
ISO three letter codes for identification of currencies and funds (ISO 4217).
The ISO standard says that the two-letter code for "United Kingdom&; is "gb", whereas domain names are /~jhi/perl-5.8.1/lib/Locale/Country.pod   (1047 words) - ISO 4217 Type Currency Code List
Often, but not always, this code is the same as the ISO 4217 standard.
(The ISO -- or International Organization for Standardization -- is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies.) In most cases, the currency code is composed of the country's two-character Internet country code plus an extra character to denote the currency unit.
This is a list of global currencies and the three-character currency codes that we have found are generally used to represent them. /iso4217.htm   (402 words)

 Changes in ISO 3166-1
ISO 3166-3 would provide codes for obsolete country names (those deleted from ISO 3166 since 1974).
ISO 3166-2 would contain codes for primary administrative subdivisions of countries.
ISO 3166-1 would continue to provide two-letter, three-letter, and three-digit codes for countries. /w3166his.html   (1073 words)

 Web Forms and ISO 3166 country codes
First, the ISO created a poorly constructed Standard without regards for how it would be used, Secondly, many people adopted ISO 3166 without getting involved in the politics and history behind Country Codes.
Even if ISO 3166 standards are not being used in the design, it's important to deal these types of transitions.
Notice that this is a hybrid of the ISO 3166. /articles/web_forms_and_iso_3166.asp   (4095 words)

 ISO 3166 Country Codes
The Maintenance Agency for ISO 3166 is the German Standardisation Organisation (Deutsches Institut für Normung; DIN). /iso3166.html   (218 words) - Web Directory » Science » Reference » Standards » Individual Standards » ISO 3166
ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA) - Page of the organization which maintains the ISO 3166 list of country codes.
A three-part standard- ISO 3166 - describes the respective functions of the standard's three parts.
USPS ICL to ISO 3166 Mapping - Mapping of United States Postal Service Index of Countries and Localities to ISO 3166 codes. /directory/Science/Reference/Standards/Individual_Standards/ISO_3166   (195 words)

 ISO 3166 Country Codes
These are summarized in the ISO 3166 two-letter country-code standard, given below.
The ISO has specified two-letter ASCII codes for the world's countries.
The use of these codes is discussed in Chapters 6 and 7 of The HTML 4.0 Sourcebook. /ian/books/html4ed/appe/iso3166.html   (124 words)

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