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Iso 3166-2:ma

ISO 3166-2:MA 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 Morocco, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for two levels of subdivisions:

Some sources claim that Morocco is divided into 48 provinces and 13 prefectures, which list the prefectures Aousserd and Tétouan as provinces, and combine the prefectures Marrakech-Medina, Marrakech-Menara, and Sidi Youssef Ben Ali, into the prefecture Marrakech.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is MA, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Morocco. The second part is either of the following:

  • two digits (01–16)
  • three letters: provinces and prefectures

The codes for the regions are assigned roughly from north to south.

Contents

  • Current codes 1
    • Regions 1.1
    • Provinces and prefectures 1.2
  • Subdivisions located in Western Sahara 2
  • Changes 3
    • Codes before Newsletter I-2 3.1
  • See also 4
  • External links 5

Current codes

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

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Regions

Code Subdivision name
MA-09 Chaouia-Ouardigha
MA-10 Doukhala-Abda
MA-05 Fès-Boulemane
MA-02 Gharb-Chrarda-Beni Hssen
MA-08 Grand Casablanca
MA-14 Guelmim-Es Semara
MA-15 Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra
MA-04 L'Oriental
MA-11 Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz
MA-06 Meknès-Tafilalet
MA-16 Oued ed Dahab-Lagouira
MA-07 Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer
MA-13 Souss-Massa-Drâa
MA-12 Tadla-Azilal
MA-01 Tanger-Tétouan
MA-03 Taza-Al Hoceima-Taounate

Provinces and prefectures

Code Subdivision name Subdivision category In region
MA-AGD Agadir-Ida-Outanane prefecture 13
MA-AOU Aousserd prefecture 16
MA-ASZ Assa-Zag province 14
MA-AZI Azilal province 12
MA-BEM Beni Mellal province 12
MA-BER Berkane province 04
MA-BES Ben Slimane province 09
MA-BOD Boujdour province 15
MA-BOM Boulemane province 05
MA-CAS Casablanca [Dar el Beïda] prefecture 08
MA-CHE Chefchaouen province 01
MA-CHI Chichaoua province 11
MA-CHT Chtouka-Ait Baha province 13
MA-ERR Errachidia province 06
MA-ESI Essaouira province 11
MA-ESM Es Smara province 14
MA-FES Fès-Dar-Dbibegh prefecture 05
MA-FIG Figuig province 04
MA-GUE Guelmim province 14
MA-HAJ El Hajeb province 06
MA-HAO Al Haouz province 11
MA-HOC Al Hoceïma province 03
MA-IFR Ifrane province 06
MA-JDI El Jadida province 10
MA-JRA Jrada province 04
MA-KEN Kénitra province 02
MA-KES Kelaat es Sraghna province 11
MA-KHE Khemisset province 07
MA-KHN Khenifra province 06
MA-KHO Khouribga province 09
MA-LAA Laâyoune province 15
MA-LAR Larache province 01
MA-MED Médiouna province 08
MA-MOU Moulay Yacoub province 05
MA-NAD Nador province 04
MA-NOU Nouaceur province 08
MA-OUA Ouarzazate province 13
MA-OUD Oued ed Dahab province 16
MA-SAF Safi province 10
MA-SEF Sefrou province 05
MA-SET Settat province 09
MA-SIK Sidi Kacem province 02
MA-TAI Taourirt province 04
MA-TAO Taounate province 03
MA-TAR Taroudant province 13
MA-TAT Tata province 14
MA-TAZ Taza province 03
MA-TIZ Tiznit province 13
MA-TNT Tan-Tan province 14
MA-ZAG Zagora province 13
MA-FAH Fahs-Beni Makada prefecture 01
MA-INE Inezgane-Ait Melloul prefecture 13
MA-MMD Marrakech-Medina prefecture 11
MA-MMN Marrakech-Menara prefecture 11
MA-MEK Meknès prefecture 06
MA-MOH Mohammadia prefecture 08
MA-OUJ Oujda-Angad prefecture 04
MA-RAB Rabat prefecture 07
MA-SAL Salé prefecture 07
MA-SKH Skhirate-Témara prefecture 07
MA-SYB Sidi Youssef Ben Ali prefecture 11
MA-TET Tétouan prefecture 01
MA-TNG Tanger-Assilah prefecture 01

Subdivisions located in Western Sahara

The following regions, provinces and prefectures are located in the disputed territory of Western Sahara:

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-2 2002-05-21 New subdivision layout at economic region level. List source updated. Addition of one reference in the code source. Two name spellings corrected. One code corrected Subdivision layout:
7 economic regions (see below)
→ 16 economic regions (now called regions)
Codes:
Jerada: MA-IRAMA-JRA
Newsletter I-6 2004-03-08 Change of spelling for Laâyoune
Newsletter II-1 2010-02-03
(corrected
2010-02-19)
Addition of the country code prefix as the first code element, addition of names in administrative languages Subdivisions added:
MA-MED Médiouna
MA-MOU Moulay Yacoub
MA-NOU Nouaceur
MA-TAI Taourirt
MA-ZAG Zagora
MA-AOU Aousserd
MA-FAH Fahs-Beni Makada
MA-MMD Marrakech-Medina
MA-MMN Marrakech-Menara
MA-MOH Mohammadia
MA-RAB Rabat
MA-SAL Salé
MA-SYB Sidi Youssef Ben Ali
MA-SKH Skhirate-Témara
Subdivisions deleted:
MA-MAR Marrakech
MA-RBA Rabat-Salé
Codes:
MA-BAH Aït Baha → MA-CHT Chtouka-Ait Baha
MA-MEL Aït Melloul → MA-INE Inezgane-Ait Melloul

Codes before Newsletter I-2

Code Subdivision name Wilayas and provinces in economic region
MA-CE Centre AZI, BEM, BES, BOM, CAS, JDI, KHO, SET
MA-CN Centre-Nord HOC, FES, SEF, TAO, TAZ
MA-CS Centre-Sud HAJ, ERR, IFR, KHN, MEK
MA-ES Est BER, FIG, JRA, NAD, OUJ
MA-NO Nord-Ouest CHE, KEN, KHE, LAR, RBA, SIK, TNG, TET
MA-SU Sud AGD, BAH, MEL, ASZ, BOD, ESM, GUE, LAA, OUA, OUD, TNT, TAR, TAT, TIZ
MA-TS Tensift HAO, CHI, ESI, KES, MAR, SAF

See also

External links

  • ISO Online Browsing Platform: MA
  • Regions of Morocco, Statoids.com
  • Prefectures of Morocco, Statoids.com
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