List of FIFA country codes

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FIFA assigns a three-letter country code (more properly termed a trigramme or trigram) to each of its member and non-member countries. These are the official codes used by FIFA and its continental confederations (AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, OFC and UEFA) as name abbreviations of countries and dependent areas, in official competitions. The FIFA designations are also sometimes used outside of association football in other sports[citation needed], e.g. snooker.

FIFA member codes[edit]

There are currently 209 FIFA members, each one with its unique country code.[1]

Country Code
 Afghanistan AFG
 Albania ALB
 Algeria ALG
 American Samoa ASA
 Andorra AND
 Angola ANG
 Anguilla AIA
 Antigua and Barbuda ATG
 Argentina ARG
 Armenia ARM
 Aruba ARU
 Australia AUS
 Austria AUT
 Azerbaijan AZE
 Bahamas BAH
 Bahrain BHR
 Bangladesh BAN
 Barbados BRB
 Belarus BLR
 Belgium BEL
 Belize BLZ
 Benin BEN
 Bermuda BER
 Bhutan BHU
 Bolivia BOL
 Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH
 Botswana BOT
 Brazil BRA
 British Virgin Islands VGB
 Brunei BRU
 Bulgaria BUL
 Burkina Faso BFA
 Burundi BDI
 Cambodia CAM
 Cameroon CMR
 Canada CAN
 Cape Verde CPV
 Cayman Islands CAY
 Central African Republic CTA
 Chad CHA
 Chile CHI
 China PR CHN
 Chinese Taipei TPE
 Colombia COL
 Comoros COM
 Congo CGO
 DR Congo COD
 Cook Islands COK
 Costa Rica CRC
 Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) CIV
 Croatia CRO
 Cuba CUB
Country Code
 Curaçao CUW
 Cyprus CYP
 Czech Republic CZE
 Denmark DEN
 Djibouti DJI
 Dominica DMA
 Dominican Republic DOM
 Ecuador ECU
 Egypt EGY
 El Salvador SLV
 England ENG
 Equatorial Guinea EQG
 Eritrea ERI
 Estonia EST
 Ethiopia ETH
 Faroe Islands FRO
 Fiji FIJ
 Finland FIN
 France FRA
 Gabon GAB
 Gambia GAM
 Georgia GEO
 Germany GER
 Ghana GHA
 Greece GRE
 Grenada GRN
 Guam GUM
 Guatemala GUA
 Guinea GUI
 Guinea-Bissau GNB
 Guyana GUY
 Haiti HAI
 Honduras HON
 Hong Kong HKG
 Hungary HUN
 Iceland ISL
 India IND
 Indonesia IDN
 Iran IRN
 Iraq IRQ
 Israel ISR
 Italy ITA
 Jamaica JAM
 Japan JPN
 Jordan JOR
 Kazakhstan KAZ
 Kenya KEN
 North Korea PRK
 South Korea KOR
 Kuwait KUW
 Kyrgyzstan KGZ
 Laos LAO
Country Code
 Latvia LVA
 Lebanon LIB
 Lesotho LES
 Liberia LBR
 Libya LBY
 Liechtenstein LIE
 Lithuania LTU
 Luxembourg LUX
 Macau MAC
 Macedonia MKD
 Madagascar MAD
 Malawi MWI
 Malaysia MAS
 Maldives MDV
 Mali MLI
 Malta MLT
 Mauritania MTN
 Mauritius MRI
 Mexico MEX
 Moldova MDA
 Mongolia MNG
 Montenegro MNE
 Montserrat MSR
 Morocco MAR
 Mozambique MOZ
 Myanmar MYA
 Namibia NAM
   Nepal NEP
 Netherlands NED
 New Caledonia NCL
 New Zealand NZL
 Nicaragua NCA
 Niger NIG
 Nigeria NGA
 Northern Ireland NIR
 Norway NOR
 Oman OMA
 Pakistan PAK
 Palestine PLE
 Panama PAN
 Papua New Guinea PNG
 Paraguay PAR
 Peru PER
 Philippines PHI
 Poland POL
 Portugal POR
 Puerto Rico PUR
 Qatar QAT
 Republic of Ireland IRL
 Romania ROU
 Russia RUS
 Rwanda RWA
Country Code
 Saint Kitts and Nevis SKN
 Saint Lucia LCA
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VIN
 Samoa SAM
 San Marino SMR
 São Tomé and Príncipe STP
 Saudi Arabia KSA
 Scotland SCO
 Senegal SEN
 Serbia SRB
 Seychelles SEY
 Sierra Leone SLE
 Singapore SIN
 Slovakia SVK
 Slovenia SVN
 Solomon Islands SOL
 Somalia SOM
 South Africa RSA
 Spain ESP
 Sri Lanka SRI
 Sudan SDN
 South Sudan SSD
 Suriname SUR
 Swaziland SWZ
 Sweden SWE
  Switzerland SUI
 Syria SYR
 Tahiti TAH
 Tajikistan TJK
 Tanzania TAN
 Thailand THA
 Timor-Leste (East Timor) TLS
 Togo TOG
 Tonga TGA
 Trinidad and Tobago TRI
 Tunisia TUN
 Turkey TUR
 Turkmenistan TKM
 Turks and Caicos Islands TCA
 Uganda UGA
 Ukraine UKR
 United Arab Emirates UAE
 United States USA
 Uruguay URU
 U.S. Virgin Islands VIR
 Uzbekistan UZB
 Vanuatu VAN
 Venezuela VEN
 Vietnam VIE
 Wales WAL
 Yemen YEM
 Zambia ZAM
 Zimbabwe ZIM

Non-FIFA member codes[edit]

The following codes refer to countries or dependent areas that are currently not affiliated with FIFA, but whose codes either appear in the FIFA results database, or are used regularly by confederation websites.

Country Code Confederation
 Bonaire BOE CONCACAF
 French Guiana GYF CONCACAF
 Gibraltar GIB UEFA
 Guadeloupe GPE CONCACAF
 Martinique MTQ CONCACAF
 Réunion REU CAF
 Sint Maarten SXM CONCACAF
 Tuvalu TUV OFC
 Zanzibar ZAN CAF
 Kosovo KOS UEFA

Irregular codes[edit]

The following codes refer to countries or dependent areas that are currently not affiliated with FIFA. Even though they are members or associate members of their regional confederations, these codes are not regularly used in communications of FIFA.

Country Code Confederation
 F.S. Micronesia FSM OFC
 Kiribati KIR OFC
 Niue NIU OFC
 Northern Mariana Islands NMI AFC
 Palau PLW OFC
 Saint-Martin SMT CONCACAF

Obsolete country codes[edit]

The following codes are obsolete because a country has ceased to exist, changed its name, changed its code, or has become part of another country.

Country Code
 Aden ADE
 British Guiana BGU
 British Honduras BHO
 Bohemia BOH
 Burma BUR
 Central African Republic CAF
 Ceylon CEY
 Commonwealth of Independent States CIS
 Congo-Kinshasa CKN
 Congo-Brazzaville COB
 Czechoslovakia TCH
 Dahomey DAH
 Dutch East Indies DEI
 East Germany GDR
Country Code
 Gold Coast GOC
 Ireland EIR
 Netherlands Antilles ANT
 Netherlands HOL
 New Hebrides HEB
 North Borneo NBO
 North Vietnam VNO
 North Yemen NYE
 Northern Rhodesia NRH
 Palestine, British Mandate PAL
 Romania ROM
 Rhodesia RHO
 Saar SAA
 Serbia and Montenegro SCG
 Siam SIA
Country Code
 Southern Rhodesia SRH
 South Vietnam VSO
 South Yemen SYE
 Soviet Union URS
 Sudan SUD
 Suriname NGY
 Tanganyika TAA
 Taiwan TAI
 United Arab Republic UAR
 Upper Volta UPV
 West Germany FRG
 Western Samoa WSM
 Yugoslavia YUG
 Zaire ZAI

FIFA, IOC and ISO differences[edit]

Although most FIFA codes are the same as the International Olympic Committee country codes used for the Olympic Games and ISO 3166 country codes, there are several discrepancies:

Country FIFA IOC ISO
Antigua and Barbuda ATG ANT ATG
Aruba ARU ARU ABW
Bahrain BHR BRN BHR
Barbados BRB BAR BRB
Belize BLZ BIZ BLZ
British Virgin Islands VGB IVB VGB
Burkina Faso BFA BUR BFA
Central African Republic CTA CAF CAF
Costa Rica CRC CRC CRI
Croatia CRO CRO HRV
El Salvador SLV ESA SLV
Equatorial Guinea EQG GEQ EQG
Germany GER GER DEU
Guinea-Bissau GNB GBS GNB
Indonesia IDN INA IDN
Iran IRN IRI IRN
Latvia LVA LAT LVA
Libya LBY LBA LBY
Malawi MWI MAW MWI
Mongolia MNG MGL MNG
Netherlands NED NED NLD
Netherlands Antilles ANT AHO [2]
Niger NIG NIG NER
Nigeria NGA NGR NGA
State of Palestine PLE PLE PSE
Saudi Arabia KSA KSA SAU
Slovenia SVN SLO SVN
South Africa RSA RSA ZAF
Sudan SDN SUD SDN
Switzerland SUI SUI CHE
Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) TPE TPE TWN
U.S. Virgin Islands VIR ISV VIR
Vietnam VIE VIE VNM

There are also some countries that are affiliated to FIFA and not to the International Olympic Committee, and vice-versa:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Associations". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 23 July 2006. Retrieved 26 July 2006. 
  2. ^ Until 10 October 2010, ANT, removed after the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles

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