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Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistics Use, 1999 (Revision 4)

Series: M, No. 49/Rev.4
Sales number: 98.XVII.9
Languages:Click for help [Arabic][Chinese][English][French][Russian][Spanish]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 (including the corrigendum to the French and Spanish versions) 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. Ongoing M49 updates and revisions in all official UN languages are available at:[more...]

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