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Iso 3166-2:by

ISO 3166-2:BY is the entry for codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

Currently for Belarus, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 6 oblasts and 1 city. The city Minsk is the capital of the country and has special status equal to the oblasts.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is BY, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Belarus. The second part is two letters.

Contents

  • Current codes 1
  • Changes 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Current codes

Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA).

ISO 639-1 codes are used to represent subdivision names in the following administrative languages:

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Code Subdivision name (be)
(BGN/PCGN)
Subdivision name (be)
(GOST)
Subdivision name (ru)
(BGN/PCGN)
Subdivision name (ru)
(GOST)
Subdivision name (en)
[note 1]
Subdivision category
BY-BR Brestskaya voblasts' Bresckaja voblasć Brestskaya oblast' Brestskaja oblast' Brest Region oblast
BY-HO Homyel'skaya voblasts' Homieĺskaja voblasć Gomel'skaya oblast' Gomel'skaja oblast' Gomel Region oblast
BY-HR Hrodzenskaya voblasts' Hrodzienskaja voblasć Grodnenskaya oblast' Grodnenskaja oblast' Grodno Region oblast
BY-MA Mahilyowskaya voblasts' Mahilioŭskaja voblasć Mogilevskaya oblast' Mogilevskaja oblast' Mogilev Region oblast
BY-MI Minskaya voblasts' Minskaja voblasć Minskaya oblast' Minskaja oblast' Minsk Region oblast
BY-VI Vitsyebskaya voblasts' Viciebskaja voblasć Vitebskaya oblast' Vitebskaja oblast' Vitebsk Region oblast
BY-HM Horad Minsk Horad Minsk Gorod Minsk Gorod Minsk City of Minsk city
Notes
  1. ^ For reference only, English Name not included in the ISO 3166-2 standard.

Changes

The following changes to the entry have been announced in newsletters by the ISO 3166/MA since the first publication of ISO 3166-2 in 1998:

Newsletter Date issued Description of change in newsletter Code/Subdivision change
Newsletter I-1 2000-06-21 Correction of spelling mistakes and language code elements
Newsletter II-2 2010-06-30 Update of the administrative structure and of the list source Subdivisions added:
BY-HM Horad Minsk

See also

External links

  • ISO Online Browsing Platform: BY
  • Regions of Belarus, Statoids.com
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