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ISO 3166-2:LY
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ISO 3166-2:LY is the entry for Libya 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 Libya, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 22 popularates.
Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is LY, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Libya. The second part is two letters.
Current codes
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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CodeSubdivision name (ar)
(BGN/PCGN 1956)
LY-BUAl Buţnān
LY-JAAl Jabal al Akhḑar
LY-JGAl Jabal al Gharbī
LY-JIAl Jafārah
LY-JUAl Jufrah
LY-KFAl Kufrah
LY-MJAl Marj
LY-MBAl Marqab
LY-WAAl Wāḩāt
LY-NQAn Nuqāţ al Khams
LY-ZAAz Zāwiyah
LY-BABanghāzī
LY-DRDarnah
LY-GTGhāt
LY-MIMişrātah
LY-MQMurzuq
LY-NLNālūt
LY-SBSabhā
LY-SRSurt
LY-TBŢarābulus
LY-WDWādī al Ḩayāt
LY-WSWādī ash Shāţi’
Changes
The following changes to the entry have been announced in newsletters by the ISO 3166/MA since the first publication of ISO 3166-2 in 1998. ISO stopped issuing newsletters in 2013.
NewsletterDate issuedDescription of change in newsletterCode/Subdivision change
Newsletter I-52003-09-05Revision of subdivision layout. Revision of header informationSubdivision layout:
13 municipalities (see below)
→ 34 municipalities
Newsletter II-22010-06-30Update of the administrative structure and of the list sourceSubdivision layout:
34 municipalities (see below)
→ 22 popularates
The following changes to the entry are listed on ISO's online catalogue, the Online Browsing Platform:
Effective date of changeShort description of change (en)
2014-12-18Alignment of the French short name lower case with UNTERM
2011-11-08Name change
2010-06-30Update of the administrative structure and of the list source
Codes before Newsletter I-5
Former codeSubdivision name
LY-BUAl Buţnān
LY-JAAl Jabal al Akhḑar
LY-JGAl Jabal al Gharbī
LY-JUAl Jufrah
LY-WAAl Wāḩah
LY-WUAl Wusţá
LY-ZAAz Zāwiyah
LY-BABanghāzī
LY-FAFazzān
LY-MIMişrātah
LY-NANaggaza
LY-SFSawfajjin
LY-TBŢarābulus
Codes before Newsletter II-2
Former codeSubdivision name
LY-AJAjdābiyā
LY-BUAl Buţnān
LY-HZAl Ḩizām al Akhḑar
LY-JAAl Jabal al Akhḑar
LY-JIAl Jifārah
LY-JUAl Jufrah
LY-KFAl Kufrah
LY-MJAl Marj
LY-MBAl Marqab
LY-QTAl Qaţrūn
LY-QBAl Qubbah
LY-WAAl Wāḩah
LY-NQAn Nuqaţ al Khams
LY-SHAsh Shāţi'
LY-ZAAz Zāwiyah
LY-BABanghāzī
LY-BWBanī Walīd
LY-DRDarnah
LY-GDGhadāmis
LY-GRGharyān
LY-GTGhāt
LY-JBJaghbūb
LY-MIMişrātah
LY-MZMizdah
LY-MQMurzuq
LY-NLNālūt
LY-SBSabhā
LY-SSŞabrātah Şurmān
LY-SRSurt
LY-TNTājūrā' wa an Nawāḩī al Arbāʻ
LY-TBŢarābulus
LY-TMTarhūnah-Masallātah
LY-WDWādī al Ḩayāt
LY-YJYafran-Jādū
See also
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Last edited on 22 August 2020, at 08:23
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