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Glossary: ​​country codes

Member States of the European Union (EU) and other countries were made up of two letters Country codes assigned, always in capital letters, and often used as an abbreviation in statistical analysis, tables, figures and maps.

The protocol orderWhich countries are listed is usually based on the alphabetical list of countries in their national language for EU and EFTA member states and for EU candidate countries, for potential candidates it is based on the alphabetical order of their country code.

First come the EU member states, followed by the EFTA member states, EU candidate countries, potential candidates and finally other countries. The order in the tables below is first column down, then second column down, etc.

European Union (EU)

Belgium (BE) Greece (EL) Lithuania (LT) Portugal (PT)
Bulgaria (BG) Spain (IT) Luxembourg (LU) Romania (RO)
Czech Republic (CZ) France (FR) Hungary (HU) Slovenia (SI)
Denmark (DK) Croatia (MR) Malta (MT) Slovakia (SK)
Germany (DE) Italy (IT) Netherlands (NL) Finland (FI)
Estonia (EE) Cyprus (CY) Austria (AT) Sweden (SE)
Ireland (IE) Latvia (LV) Poland (PL)

European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Iceland (IS) Norway (NO)
Liechtenstein (LI) Switzerland (CH)

EU candidate countries

Montenegro (ME)
North Macedonia (MK[1])
Albania (AL)
Serbia (RS)
Turkey (TR)

Potential candidates (all other Western Balkans countries)

European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) -East-Countries:

Armenia (AT THE) Belarus (BY) Georgia (GE)
Azerbaijan (AZ) Moldova (MD) Ukraine (UA)

European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) - South-Countries:

Algeria (Double room) Lebanon (LB) Syria (SY)
Egypt (EG) Libya (LY) Tunisia (TN)
Israel (IL) Morocco (MA)    
Jordan (JO) the occupied Palestinian territories (PS)    

other European countries

United Kingdom

United Kingdom (UK)

Non-European countries

Argentina (AR) Hong Kong (HK) Mexico (MX) South Africa (ZA)
Australia (AU) India (IN) New Zealand (NZ) South Korea (KR)
Brazil (BR) Japan (JP) Nigeria (NG) Taiwan (TW)
China (except Hong Kong) (CN_X_HK) Canada (CA) Singapore (SG) United States of America (US)

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  1. ↑ MK is a provisional code, which in no way anticipates the definitive name for the country, which will be determined after the conclusion of the current negotiations under the aegis of the United Nations.
  2. ↑ This designation is without prejudice to the positions on the status and is in accordance with Resolution 1244 of the UN Security Council and the opinion of the ICJ on the declaration of independence of Kosovo. See DG NEAR web site
  3. ↑ XK is a code used for convenience and is not an official ISO country code.