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Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistics Use

Series: M, No. 49/Rev.4
Sales number: 98.XVII.9
Languages:Click for help Corr.1[Arabic]; [Chinese]; [English]; Corr.3[French]Corr.4 [Russian][Spanish],Corr.5[Spanish]
Price: $20
Revision: Rev.4

Revision 4 of this set of country or area codes has been updated to 31 August 1999. It provides a list of all populated countries or areas in the world in six languages with their three-digit numerical code and twelve-character abbreviation assigned by the Statistics Division of the United Nations Secretariat and their two and three-character abbreviation assigned by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Additional listings show the country/area composition of macro geographical regions (continental) and component geographical regions, and the composition of economic, trade and other groupings of countries or areas, also with three-digit numerical codes assigned by the Statistics Division for statistical use. Annex tables indicate changes in numerical codes since revision 2 of the publication was issued in 1982. Note: Corrigendums issued: Spanish ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/49/Rev.4/Corr.5; Russian ST/ESA/STAT/SER.M/49/Rev.4/Corr.4.
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