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Iso 3166-2:is

ISO 3166-2:IS 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.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is , the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Iceland and the second part is a digit (0–8).

The ISO 3166-2 codes correspond to the 8 regions of Iceland with the exception that the Capital Region is divided in two. The code covers the capital city Reykjavík and the code IS-1 covers the remainder of the Capital Region (Capital Region outside of Reykjavík).

Current codes

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

Map of the regions of Iceland. The Capital Region (region 1) covers both IS-0 and IS-1 of the ISO 3166-2:IS
Code Subdivision name Region
IS-0 Reykjavík Capital Region
IS-1 Höfuðborgarsvæði utan Reykjavíkur
IS-2 Suðurnes Southern Peninsula
IS-3 Vesturland Western Region
IS-4 Vestfirðir Westfjords
IS-5 Norðurland vestra Northwestern Region
IS-6 Norðurland eystra Northeastern Region
IS-7 Austurland Eastern Region
IS-8 Suðurland Southern Region

See also

External links

  • ISO Online Browsing Platform: IS
  • Regions of Iceland, Statoids.com
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