ISO 3166-2:AO

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ISO 3166-2:AO is the entry for Angola 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 Angola, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 18 provinces.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is AO, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Angola. 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 (pt) Local variant Subdivision name (kg)[note 1] Subdivision name (en)[note 2]
AO-BGO Bengo Bengo Bengo
AO-BGU Benguela Bengela Benguela
AO-BIE Bié Biye Bie
AO-CAB Cabinda Kabinda Cabinda
AO-CCU Cuando Cubango Kuando Kubango Kuando Kubango Cuando Cubango
AO-CNO Cuanza-Norte Kwanza Norte Kuanza Node North Cuanza
AO-CUS Cuanza-Sul Kwanza Sul Kuanza Sudi South Cuanza
AO-CNN Cunene Kunene Cunene
AO-HUA Huambo Wambu Huambo
AO-HUI Huíla Wila Huila
AO-LUA Luanda Luanda Luanda
AO-LNO Lunda-Norte Lunda Node North Lunda
AO-LSU Lunda-Sul Lunda Sudi South Lunda
AO-MAL Malange Malanzi Malanje
AO-MOX Moxico Musiku Moxico
AO-NAM Namibe Namibe Namibe
AO-UIG Uíge Wizi Uige
AO-ZAI Zaire Nzâdi Zaire
  1. ^ For reference only, Kikongo name not included in the ISO 3166-2 standard.
  2. ^ For reference only, English name not included in the ISO 3166-2 standard.


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. ISO stopped issuing newsletters in 2013.

Newsletter Date issued Description of change in newsletter
Newsletter I-2 2002-05-21 Spelling correction in AO-ZAI

The following changes to the entry are listed on ISO's online catalogue, the Online Browsing Platform:

Effective date of change Short description of change (en)
2014-10-29 Change spelling of AO-CNO, AO-CUS, and AO-CCU; update List Source
2014-12-18 Correct spelling of AO-CNO and AO-CUS
2015-02-12 Correct spelling of AO-CCU
2015-11-27 Update List Source
2020-11-24 Change of spelling of AO-CCU, AO-CNO, AO-CUS, AO-LNO, AO-LSU; Addition of local variation for AO-CCU, AO-CNO, AO-CUS; Update List Source

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