ISO 3166-2:IS

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ISO 3166-2:IS is the entry for Iceland 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 Iceland, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 8 regions.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is IS, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Iceland and the second part is a digit (1–8).

Current codes[edit]

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

Code Subdivision name (is)
IS-1 Höfuðborgarsvæði
IS-2 Suðurnes
IS-3 Vesturland
IS-4 Vestfirðir
IS-5 Norðurland vestra
IS-6 Norðurland eystra
IS-7 Austurland
IS-8 Suðurland


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)
2015-11-27 Deletion of region IS-0

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