ISO 3166-2:GQ

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ISO 3166-2:GQ is the entry for Equatorial Guinea 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 Equatorial Guinea, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for two levels of subdivisions:

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is GQ, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Equatorial Guinea. The second part is either of the following:

  • one letter: regions
  • two letters: provinces

Current codes[edit]

Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA).

ISO 639-1 codes are used to represent subdivision names in the following administrative languages:

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Code Subdivision name (es) Subdivision name (fr) Subdivision name (pt)
GQ-C Región Continental Région Continentale Região Continental
GQ-I Región Insular Région Insulaire Região Insular


Code Subdivision name (es) Subdivision name (fr) Subdivision name (pt) In region
GQ-AN Annobón Annobon Ano Bom I
GQ-BN Bioko Norte Bioko Nord Bioko Norte I
GQ-BS Bioko Sur Bioko Sud Bioko Sul I
GQ-CS Centro Sur Centro Sud Centro Sul C
GQ-DJ Djibloho Djibloho Djibloho C
GQ-KN Kié-Ntem Kié-Ntem Kié-Ntem C
GQ-LI Litoral Littoral Litoral C
GQ-WN Wele-Nzas Wele-Nzas Wele-Nzas C


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
Newsletter II-3 2011-12-13
Language adjustment, typo correction, first level prefix addition and source list update.
Online Browsing Platform (OBP) 2020-11-24 Addition of province GQ-DJ; Update List Source

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