Country Codes

Country Codes

If you’re anything like us, country abbreviations can be mightily confusing and frustrating, so here’s a quick reference list to find out which country is which! 

The 2 letter codes shown below are supplied by the ISO :

Countries Beginning With A

AF AFGHANISTAN
AL ALBANIA
DZ ALGERIA
AS AMERICAN SAMOA
AD ANDORRA
AO ANGOLA
AI ANGUILLA
AQ ANTARCTICA
AG ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
AR ARGENTINA
AM ARMENIA
AW ARUBA
AU AUSTRALIA
AT AUSTRIA
AZ AZERBAIJAN

Countries Beginning With B

BS BAHAMAS
BH BAHRAIN 
BD BANGLADESH 
BB BARBADOS 
BY BELARUS
BE BELGIUM
BZ BELIZE
BJ BENIN
BM BERMUDA 
BT BHUTAN 
BO BOLIVIA 
BA BOSNIA AND HERZEGOWINA
BW BOTSWANA 
BV BOUVET ISLAND 
BR BRAZIL 
IO BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY
BN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
BG BULGARIA 
BF BURKINA FASO 
BI BURUNDI 

Countries Beginning With C

KH CAMBODIA
CM CAMEROON 
CA CANADA 
CV CAPE VERDE 
KY CAYMAN ISLANDS 
CF CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC 
TD CHAD 
CL CHILE 
CN CHINA 
CX CHRISTMAS ISLAND 
CC COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS
CO COLOMBIA 
KM COMOROS 
CG CONGO 
CD CONGO, THE DRC 
CK COOK ISLANDS 
CR COSTA RICA 
CI COTE D'IVOIRE 
HR CROATIA (local name: Hrvatska) 
CU CUBA
CY CYPRUS
CZ CZECH REPUBLIC

Countries Beginning With D and E

 DK DENMARK 
 DJ DJIBOUTI 
 DM DOMINICA 
 DO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 
   
TP
 EAST TIMOR
EC ECUADOR 
EG EGYPT 
SV EL SALVADOR 
GQ EQUATORIAL GUINEA 
ER ERITREA 
EE ESTONIA 
ET ETHIOPIA 

Countries Beginning With F

FK FALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS)
FO FAROE ISLANDS 
FJ FIJI 
FI FINLAND 
FR FRANCE 
FX FRANCE, METROPOLITAN 
GF FRENCH GUIANA 
PF FRENCH POLYNESIA 
TF FRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES 
D ISLANDS (MALVINAS)FOFAROE ISLANDS FJFIJI FIFINLAND FRFRANCE FXFRANCE, METROPOLITAN GFFRENCH GUIANA PFFRENCH POLYNESIA TFFRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES 
FKFALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS)FOFAROE ISLANDS FJFIJI FIFINLAND FRFRANCE FXFRANCE, METROPOLITAN GFFRENCH GUIANA PFFRENCH POLYNESIA TFFRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES FKFALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS)FOFAROE ISLANDS FKFALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS)FOFAROE ISLANDS FJFIJI FIFINLAND FRFRANCE FXFRANCE, METROPOLITAN GFFRENCH GUIANA PFFRENCH POLYNESIA TFFRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES FJFIJI FIFINLAND FRFRANCE FXFRAcc, METROPOLITAN GFFRENCH GUIANA PFFRENCH POLYNESIA TFFRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES 

Countries Beginning With G

GA GABON 
GM GAMBIA 
GE GEORGIA 
DE GERMANY
GH GHANA 
GI GIBRALTAR
GR GREECE 
GL GREENLAND 
GD GRENADA 
GP GUADELOUPE 
GU GUAM
GT GUATEMALA
GN GUINEA
GW GUINEA-BISSAU
GY GUYANA

Countries Beginning With H, I and J

HT HAITI
HM HEARD AND MC DONALD ISLANDS 
VA HOLY SEE (VATICAN CITY STATE)
HN HONDURAS 
HK HONG KONG
HU HUNGARY 
   
IS ICELAND
IN INDIA
ID INDONESIA 
IR IRAN (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF)
IQ IRAQ 
IE IRELAND
IL ISRAEL 
IT ITALY
   
JM JAMAICA
JP JAPAN 
JO JORDAN 

Countries Beginning With K and L

KZ KAZAKHSTAN
KE KENYA
KI KIRIBATI 
KP KOREA, D.P.R.O. 
KR KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
KW KUWAIT 
KG KYRGYZSTAN
   
LA LAOS 
LV LATVIA 
LB LEBANON 
LS LESOTHO 
LR LIBERIA 
LY LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA 
LI LIECHTENSTEIN 
LT LITHUANIA 
LU LUXEMBOURG

Countries Beginning With M

MO MACAU 
MK MACEDONIA 
MG MADAGASCAR 
MW MALAWI 
MY MALAYSIA 
MV MALDIVES
ML MALI 
MT MALTA 
MH MARSHALL ISLANDS 
MQ MARTINIQUE 
MR MAURITANIA 
MU MAURITIUS 
YT MAYOTTE 
MX MEXICO 
FM MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF
MD MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF 
MC MONACO
MN MONGOLIA 
ME MONTENEGRO 
MS MONTSERRAT 
MA MOROCCO
MZ MOZAMBIQUE
MM MYANMAR (Burma)

Countries Beginning With N and O

NA NAMIBIA 
NR NAURU 
NP NEPAL 
NL NETHERLANDS 
AN NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 
NC NEW CALEDONIA
NZ  NEW ZEALAND 
NI NICARAGUA 
NE NIGER 
NG NIGERIA 
NU NIUE 
NF NORFOLK ISLAND
MP NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS 
NO NORWAY 
   
OM OMAN 

Countries Beginning With P, Q and R

PK PAKISTAN
PW PALAU 
PA PANAMA 
PG PAPUA NEW GUINEA 
PY PARAGUAY 
PR PERU 
PH PHILIPPINES 
PN PITCAIRN 
PL POLAND 
PT PORTUGAL 
PR PUERTO RICO 
   
QA QATAR 
   
RE REUNION 
RO ROMANIA 
RU RUSSIAN FEDERATION 
RW RWANDA 

Countries Beginning With S

KN SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS  
LC SAINT LUCIA  
VC  SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES 
WS SAMOA  
SM SAN MARINO  
ST SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE 
SA SAUDI ARABIA  
SN SENEGAL 
RS SERBIA 
SC SEYCHELLES  
SL SIERRA LEONE  
SG SINGAPORE  
SK SLOVAKIA (Slovak Republic)  
SI SLOVENIA 
SB SOLOMON ISLANDS 
SO SOMALIA  
ZA SOUTH AFRICA  
SS SOUTH SUDAN  
GS  SOUTH GEORGIA AND SOUTH S.S.  
ES SPAIN  
LK SRI LANKA 
SH ST. HELENA 
PM ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON 
SD SUDAN 
SR SURINAME 
SJ SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN ISLANDS 
SZ SWAZILAND 
SE SWEDEN 
CH SWITZERLAND 
SY SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC 
DSESWEDENCHSWERLANDSYSYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

Countries Beginning With T and U

TW TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA 
TJ TAJIKISTAN 
TZ TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF 
TH THAILAND 
TG TOGO 
TK TOKELAU 
TO TONGA 
TT TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 
TN TUNISIA 
TR TURKEY 
TM TURKMENISTAN  
TC TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS  
TV TUVALU  
   
UG UGANDA 
UA UKRAINE  
AE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES  
GB UNITED KINGDOM  
US UNITED STATES  
UM U.S. MINOR ISLANDS  
UY
URUGUAY 
UZ UZBEKISTAN 

Countries Beginning With V, W, Y and Z

 VU VANUATU  
 VE VENEZUELA  
 VN VIET NAM  
 VG VIRGIN ISLANDS (BRITISH)  
 VI VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  
   
 WF WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS 
 EH WESTERN SAHARA 
   
YE
YEMEN  
   
ZM ZAMBIA  
ZW ZIMBABWE  
 
 

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