ISO 3166-2:BQ is the entry for Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 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.
Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is BQ, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba. The second part is two letters.
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 (en), (nl)||Subdivision name (pap)||Netherlands ISO 3166-2 code|
|BQ-SE||Sint Eustatius||Sint Eustatius||NL-BQ3|
The following changes to the entry had 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|
|Addition of code to align ISO 3166-1 and ISO 3166-2, addition of two divisions and update of the number of divisions.|
- "ISO 3166-1 Newsletter VI-8 (2010-12-15):Code elements for Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten (Dutch part), update of other territories and minor correction" (PDF). ISO. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2011.