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BZ may refer to:





  • Bautzen, Germany (vehicle registration code BZ)
  • Belize (ISO 3166-1 2-letter country code)
  • Province of Bolzano or South Tyrol, Italy (vehicle registration code BZ)
  • Brazil (World Meteorological Organization country code)
  • Buitenzorg or Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia
  • Buzău, Romania (vehicle registration code BZ)


  • .bz, the country code top-level domain for Belize
  • bzip2, an algorithm for data compression
  • Bugzilla, a web-based error tracker and testing tool
  • Busy, in Internet slang (from the pronunciation "bee-zee")

Other uses[edit]

  • Bobby Zamora (born 1981), English footballer nicknamed 'BZ'
  • Bravo Zulu, a naval signal meaning 'well done'
  • Brent Crude, a trading classification of crude oil (futures trading symbol BZ on the NYMEX exchange)
  • Brillouin zone, in mathematics and solid-state physics, a uniquely defined primitive cell in reciprocal space
  • Blue Dart Aviation (IATA airline code), a cargo airline based in Chennai, India & Kolkata, India
  • Keystone Air Service (IATA airline code), an airline that served Manitoba, Canada
  • Squatting movement, in Danish slang, from the word "besæt" ("occupiers")

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