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ISO 3166-2:PY

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ISO 3166-2:PY is the entry for Paraguay 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 Paraguay, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 1 capital and 17 departments. The capital of the country Asunción has special status equal to the departments.

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

  • one or two digits (1–16, 19): departments
  • three letters: capital district

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) Subdivision name (en) [note 1] Subdivision category
PY-16  Alto Paraguay Upper Paraguay department
PY-10 Alto Paraná Upper Parana department
PY-13  Amambay Amambay department
PY-ASU  Asunción Asuncion capital
PY-19  Boquerón Boqueron department
PY-5  Caaguazú Caaguazu department
PY-6  Caazapá Caazapa department
PY-14  Canindeyú Canindeyu department
PY-11  Central Central department
PY-1  Concepción Concepcion department
PY-3  Cordillera Cordillera department
PY-4  Guairá Guaira department
PY-7  Itapúa Itapua department
PY-8  Misiones Misiones department
PY-12  Ñeembucú Neembucu department
PY-9  Paraguarí Paraguari department
PY-15  Presidente Hayes President Hayes department
PY-2  San Pedro Saint Peter department
  1. ^ For reference only, English name not included in the ISO 3166-2 standard.

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