ISO 3166-2:BS

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ISO 3166-2:BS is the entry for the Bahamas 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 the Bahamas, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 1 island (New Providence) and 31 districts.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is BS, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of the Bahamas. The second part is two 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 (en) Subdivision category
BS-AK Acklins district
BS-BY Berry Islands district
BS-BI Bimini district
BS-BP Black Point district
BS-CI Cat Island district
BS-CO Central Abaco district
BS-CS Central Andros district
BS-CE Central Eleuthera district
BS-FP City of Freeport district
BS-CK Crooked Island and Long Cay district
BS-EG East Grand Bahama district
BS-EX Exuma district
BS-GC Grand Cay district
BS-HI Harbour Island district
BS-HT Hope Town district
BS-IN Inagua district
BS-LI Long Island district
BS-MC Mangrove Cay district
BS-MG Mayaguana district
BS-MI Moore's Island district
BS-NP New Providence island
BS-NO North Abaco district
BS-NS North Andros district
BS-NE North Eleuthera district
BS-RI Ragged Island district
BS-RC Rum Cay district
BS-SS San Salvador district
BS-SO South Abaco district
BS-SA South Andros district
BS-SE South Eleuthera district
BS-SW Spanish Wells district
BS-WG West Grand Bahama district


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 II-2 2010-06-30 Update of the administrative structure and of the list source Subdivision layout:
21 districts (see below)
→ 32 districts (mistakenly listed as 31 districts in newsletter)
Newsletter II-3 2011-12-13
Correction of NL II-2 for toponyms and typographical errors, one deletion and source list update. Subdivisions deleted:
BS-GT Green Turtle Cay
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Platform (OBP)
2018-11-26 Addition of island BS-NP; Addition of Remark; Update List Source Subdivision added:
BS-NP New Providence

Codes before Newsletter II-2[edit]

Former code Subdivision name
BS-AC Acklins and Crooked Islands
BS-BI Bimini
BS-CI Cat Island
BS-EX Exuma
BS-FP Freeport
BS-FC Fresh Creek
BS-GH Governor's Harbour
BS-GT Green Turtle Cay
BS-HI Harbour Island
BS-HR High Rock
BS-IN Inagua
BS-KB Kemps Bay
BS-LI Long Island
BS-MH Marsh Harbour
BS-MG Mayaguana
BS-NP New Providence
BS-NB Nicholls Town and Berry Islands
BS-RI Ragged Island
BS-RS Rock Sound
BS-SP Sandy Point
BS-SR San Salvador and Rum Cay

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