The official name of the standard is Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions — Part 2: Country subdivision code. The formerly used codes are four letter codes alpha-4. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility of this site, please. Currency codes are composed of a country's two-character Internet country code plus a third character denoting the currency unit. Alphabetically search for a currency by country name or currency code. Alterations to a country name of code element are primarily based on information from United Nations Headquarters.
How the alpha 4 codes are constructed depends on the reason why the country name has been removed. On the other hand, other members have their roots uniquely in the private sector, having been set up by national partnerships of industry associations. Whether you're in banking or a business using country codes, look no further than this collection to keep you up-to-date. Read more about the different types of codes in the. See the standard for former country codes.
The International Standard for country codes and codes for their subdivisions. The four countries together constitute the. This article includes a , but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient. This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. Founded on 23 February 1947, the organisation promotes worldwide proprietary, industrial and commercial standards. Any use, including reproduction requires our written permission.
On the one hand, many of its member institutes are part of the governmental structure of their countries, or are mandated by their government. It was first published in 1998. Please help to this article by more precise citations. The application of these guidelines can be customized to any organization and its context. International Organization for Standardization A non-governmental organization that sets standard codes for countries and. The codes may be alphabetic, numeric, or alphanumeric, and they may also be of constant or variable length. The codes for subdivisions are represented as the alpha-2 code for the country, followed by up to three characters.
Consistent with the organization's environmental policy, the intended outcomes of an environmental management system include: + enhancement of environmental performance; + fulfillment of compliance obligations; + achievement of environmental objectives. The technical committee consists out of 35 national standardization institutes and 37 observing. However, it does not define the names of countries — this information comes from United Nations sources Terminology Bulletin Country Names and the Country and Region Codes for Statistical Use maintained by the United Nations Statistics Divisions. To be considered, some criteria, amongst others, include that the area be physically separated from its parent country and outside its territorial waters. In deference to the People's Republic of China, the refers to Taiwan as. The country codes can be represented either as a two-letter code alpha-2 which is recommended as the general purpose code, a three-letter code alpha-3 which is more closely related to the country name and a three digit numeric code numeric -3 which can be useful if you need to avoid using Latin script. They help companies to access new markets, level the playing field for developing countries and facilitate free and fair global trade.
You will be notified when changes are made so you can download the latest versions. Internet domain name systems use the codes to define top level domain names such as '. Note: If the columns don't align correctly, please increase the font size in your browser. The created and maintains the. Other standards cover issues such as: open systems interconnection, information processing, information systems interoperability, identification cards, communication devices, etc.
Deletions are made under the same provisions. . We also have a product, the , which you can where you will also find a decoding table. Names and codes for subdivisions are usually taken from relevant official national information sources. For the Internet Domain name system only the two letter Alpha-2 code list is used to define country-code Top Level Domains.
It bases its list of country names and abbreviations on the list of names published by the United Nations. In addition, in machine readable passports, the codes are used to determine the nationality of the user and when we send money from one bank to another the country codes are a way to identify where the bank is based. However, the mentioned is a country on its own with the three other countries being its dependent territories. This list excludes obsolete and. Subscription pricing is determined by: the specific standard s or collections of standards, the number of locations accessing the standards, and the number of employees that need access. For some countries, codes are defined for more than one level of subdivisions.
To find additional standards, please use the search bar above. However, obsolete and old Euro-zone currencies are not included in the list. A note about our privacy policies and terms of service: We have updated our privacy policies and certain website terms of service to provide greater transparency, promote simplification, and align with recent changes in privacy laws applicable to us. It also includes requirements for the assessment and treatment of information security risks tailored to the needs of the organization. September 2017 There are, as of 2015 , 162 members of the. This standard is also available to be included in Standards Subscriptions.