ISO 3166-2:AF

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ISO 3166-2:AF is the entry for Afghanistan in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

Currently for Afghanistan, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 34 provinces.

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

Current codes[edit]

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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Code Subdivision name
AF-BDS Badakhshān
AF-BDG Bādghīs
AF-BGL Baghlān
AF-BAL Balkh
AF-BAM Bāmyān
AF-DAY Dāykundī
AF-FRA Farāh
AF-FYB Fāryāb
AF-GHA Ghaznī
AF-GHO Ghōr
AF-HEL Helmand
AF-HER Herāt
AF-JOW Jowzjān
AF-KAB Kābul
AF-KAN Kandahār
AF-KAP Kāpīsā
AF-KHO Khōst
AF-KNR Kunar
AF-KDZ Kunduz
AF-LAG Laghmān
AF-LOG Lōgar
AF-NAN Nangarhār
AF-NIM Nīmrōz
AF-NUR Nūristān
AF-PKA Paktīkā
AF-PIA Paktiyā
AF-PAN Panjshayr
AF-PAR Parwān
AF-SAM Samangān
AF-SAR Sar-e Pul
AF-TAK Takhār
AF-URU Uruzgān
AF-WAR Wardak
AF-ZAB Zābul

Changes[edit]

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-6 2004-03-08 Addition of 2 provinces. Update of list source Subdivisions added:
AF-KHO Khowst
AF-NUR Nūrestān
Newsletter I-7 2005-09-13 Addition of 2 provinces. Update of list source Subdivisions added:
AF-DAY Dāykondī
AF-PAN Panjshīr
Newsletter II-3 2011-12-13
(corrected
2011-12-15)
Language corrections, administrative name corrections, alphabetical re-ordering and source list update Codes:
AF-LOW Lowgar → AF-LOG Lōgar
AF-ORU Orūzgān → AF-URU Uruzgān

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