ISO_3166: ISO 3166 Country Codes

Description Usage Format Source References

Description

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions. Consists of three parts. Part 1: Country codes, defines codes for country and dependent area names. Part 2: Country subdivision code, defines codes for the principal subdivisions of a country or dependent area. Part 3: Code for formerly used names of countries, defines codes for superseded ISO 3166-1 codes.

Usage

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Format

ISO_3166_1 is a character frame with variables Alpha_2, Alpha_3, and Numeric (giving the two-letter, three-letter and three-digit numeric country codes) and Name, Official_name, and Common_name (giving the respective names).

ISO_3166_2 is a character frame with variables Code, Type, Name, and Parent, giving the code, type and name of the subdivision, and a parent subdivision in case this is different from the country.

ISO_3166_3 is a character frame with variables Alpha_4 (the 4-letter code of the retired country), Alpha_3, Numeric, and Name (the original 3166-1 code elements of the country), and Date_withdrawn and Comment.

Source

Converted from JSON files provided by Debian's iso-codes package (https://salsa.debian.org/iso-codes-team/iso-codes).

References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3166


ISOcodes documentation built on June 30, 2018, 5:05 p.m.