ISO 3166-2:EC

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ISO 3166-2:EC is the entry for Ecuador 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 Ecuador, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 24 provinces.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is EC, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Ecuador. The second part is one or two letters, currently used in vehicle registration plates, with a few exceptions.

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 (es)
EC-A Azuay
EC-B Bolívar
EC-F Cañar
EC-C Carchi
EC-H Chimborazo
EC-X Cotopaxi
EC-O El Oro
EC-E Esmeraldas
EC-W Galápagos
EC-G Guayas
EC-I Imbabura
EC-L Loja
EC-R Los Ríos
EC-M Manabí
EC-S Morona-Santiago
EC-N Napo
EC-D Orellana
EC-Y Pastaza
EC-P Pichincha
EC-SE Santa Elena
EC-SD Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
EC-U Sucumbíos
EC-T Tungurahua
EC-Z Zamora-Chinchipe


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 I-4 2002-12-10 Addition of one province Subdivisions added:
EC-D Orellana
Newsletter II-2 2010-06-30 Update of the administrative structure and of the list source Subdivisions added:
EC-SE Santa Elena
EC-SD Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas

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