ISO 3166-2:JP

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ISO 3166-2:JP is the entry for Japan 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 Japan, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 47 prefectures.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is JP, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Japan. The second part is two digits (01–47), which is the Japanese Industrial Standard JIS X 0401 code of the prefecture. The codes are assigned roughly from north to south.

Current codes[edit]

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

Map of Japan with each prefecture labelled with the second part of its ISO 3166-2 code (with leading digit 0 omitted).
Code Subdivision name (jp) Subdivision name (en)
JP-23  Aiti Aichi
JP-05  Akita Akita
JP-02  Aomori Aomori
JP-38  Ehime Ehime
JP-21  Gihu Gifu
JP-10  Gunma Gunma
JP-34  Hirosima Hiroshima
JP-01  Hokkaidô Hokkaido
JP-18  Hukui Fukui
JP-40  Hukuoka Fukuoka
JP-07  Hukusima Fukushima
JP-28  Hyôgo Hyogo
JP-08  Ibaraki Ibaraki
JP-17  Isikawa Ishikawa
JP-03  Iwate Iwate
JP-37  Kagawa Kagawa
JP-46  Kagosima Kagoshima
JP-14  Kanagawa Kanagawa
JP-39  Kôti Kochi
JP-43  Kumamoto Kumamoto
JP-26  Kyôto Kyoto
JP-24  Mie Mie
JP-04  Miyagi Miyagi
JP-45  Miyazaki Miyazaki
JP-20  Nagano Nagano
JP-42  Nagasaki Nagasaki
JP-29  Nara Nara
JP-15  Niigata Niigata
JP-44  Ôita Oita
JP-33  Okayama Okayama
JP-47  Okinawa Okinawa
JP-27  Ôsaka Osaka
JP-41  Saga Saga
JP-11  Saitama Saitama
JP-25  Siga Shiga
JP-32  Simane Shimane
JP-22  Sizuoka Shizuoka
JP-12  Tiba Chiba
JP-09  Totigi Tochigi
JP-36  Tokusima Tokushima
JP-13  Tôkyô Tokyo
JP-31  Tottori Tottori
JP-16  Toyama Toyama
JP-30  Wakayama Wakayama
JP-06  Yamagata Yamagata
JP-35  Yamaguti Yamaguchi
JP-19  Yamanasi Yamanashi

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