ISO 3166-2:NI is the entry for Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 15 departments and 2 autonomous regions.
Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is NI, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Nicaragua. 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||Subdivision category|
|NI-SJ||Río San Juan||department|
|NI-AN||Atlántico Norte||autonomous region|
|NI-AS||Atlántico Sur||autonomous region|
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-2||2002-05-21||Deletion of one department. Addition of two autonomous regions. New list source||Subdivisions added:
NI-AN Atlántico Norte
NI-AS Atlántico Sur