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List of ITU letter codes

The radiocommunication division of the International Telecommunication Union uses the following letter codes to identify its member countries. Eight countries are assigned single-letter codes ( B,  D,  E,  F,  G,  I,  J,  S), while the rest have codes three letters in length. The names of the countries are shown as mentioned in the ITU's official list.

ITU country symbols for its member states[1]
Code Country
A
AFG  Afghanistan
AFS  South Africa (Republic of)
AGL  Angola (Republic of)
ALB  Albania (Republic of)
ALG  Algeria (People's Democratic Republic of)
AND  Andorra (Principality of)
ARG  Argentine Republic
ARM  Armenia (Republic of)
ARS  Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of)
ATG  Antigua and Barbuda
AUS  Australia
AUT  Austria
AZE  Azerbaijani Republic
B
B  Brazil (Federative Republic of)
BAH  Bahamas (Commonwealth of the)
BDI  Burundi (Republic of)
BEL  Belgium
BEN  Benin (Republic of)
BFA  Burkina Faso
BGD  Bangladesh (People's Republic of)
BHR  Bahrain (Kingdom of)
BIH  Bosnia and Herzegovina
BLR  Belarus (Republic of)
BLZ  Belize
BOL  Bolivia (Republic of)
BOT  Botswana (Republic of)
BRB  Barbados
BRM  Myanmar (Union of)
BRU  Brunei Darussalam
BTN  Bhutan (Kingdom of)
BUL  Bulgaria (Republic of)
C
CAF  Central African Republic
CAN  Canada
CBG  Cambodia (Kingdom of)
CHL  Chile
CHN  China (People's Republic of)
CLM  Colombia (Republic of)
CLN  Sri Lanka (Democratic Socialist Republic of)
CME  Cameroon (Republic of)
COD  Democratic Republic of the Congo
COG  Congo (Republic of the)
COM  Comoros (Union of the)
CPV  Cape Verde (Republic of)
CTI  Côte d'Ivoire (Republic of)
CTR  Costa Rica
CUB  Cuba
CVA   Vatican City
CYP  Cyprus (Republic of)
CZE  Czech Republic
D
D  Germany (Federal Republic of)
DJI  Djibouti (Republic of)
DMA  Dominica (Commonwealth of)
DNK  Denmark
DOM  Dominican Republic
E
E  Spain
EGY  Egypt (Arab Republic of)
EQA  Ecuador
ERI  Eritrea
EST  Estonia (Republic of)
ETH  Ethiopia (Federal Democratic Republic of)
F
F  France
FIN  Finland
FJI  Fiji (Republic of)
FSM  Micronesia (Federated States of)
G
G  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
GAB  Gabon
GEO  Georgia
GHA  Ghana
GMB  Gambia (Republic of the)
GNB  Guinea-Bissau (Republic of)
GNE  Equatorial Guinea (Republic of)
GRC  Greece
GRD  Grenada
GTM  Guatemala (Republic of)
GUI  Guinea (Republic of)
GUY  Guyana
H
HND  Honduras (Republic of)
HNG  Hungary (Republic of)
HOL  Netherlands (Kingdom of the)
HRV  Croatia (Republic of)
HTI  Haiti (Republic of)
I
I  Italy
IND  India (Republic of)
INS  Indonesia (Republic of)
IRL  Ireland
IRN  Iran (Islamic Republic of)
IRQ  Iraq (Republic of)
ISL  Iceland
ISR  Israel (State of)
J
J  Japan
JMC  Jamaica
JOR  Jordan (Hashemite Kingdom of)
K
KAZ  Kazakhstan (Republic of)
KEN  Kenya (Republic of)
KGZ  Kyrgyz Republic
KIR  Kiribati (Republic of)
KNA  Saint Kitts and Nevis (Federation of)
KOR  Korea (Republic of)
KRE  North Korea
KWT  Kuwait (State of)
L
LAO  Lao People's Democratic Republic
LBN  Lebanon
LBR  Liberia (Republic of)
LBY  Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
LCA  Saint Lucia
LIE  Liechtenstein (Principality of)
LSO  Lesotho (Kingdom of)
LTU  Lithuania (Republic of)
LUX  Luxembourg
LVA  Latvia (Republic of)
M
MAU  Mauritius (Republic of)
MCO  Monaco (Principality of)
MDA  Moldova (Republic of)
MDG  Madagascar (Republic of)
MEX  Mexico
MHL  Marshall Islands (Republic of the)
MKD  Republic of Macedonia
MLA  Malaysia
MLD  Maldives (Republic of)
MLI  Mali (Republic of)
MLT  Malta
MNE  Montenegro (Republic of)
MNG  Mongolia
MOZ  Mozambique (Republic of)
MRC  Morocco (Kingdom of)
MTN  Mauritania (Islamic Republic of)
MWI  Malawi
N
NCG  Nicaragua
NGR  Niger (Republic of the)
NIG  Nigeria (Federal Republic of)
NMB  Namibia (Republic of)
NOR  Norway
NPL    Nepal
NRU  Nauru (Republic of)
NZL  New Zealand
O
OMA  Oman (Sultanate of)
P
PAK  Pakistan (Islamic Republic of)
PHL  Philippines (Republic of the)
PNG  Papua New Guinea
PNR  Panama (Republic of)
POL  Poland (Republic of)
POR  Portugal
PRG  Paraguay (Republic of)
PRU  Peru
Q
QAT  Qatar (State of)
R
ROU  Romania
RRW  Rwandese Republic
RUS  Russian Federation
S
S  Sweden
SDN  Sudan (Republic of the)
SEN  Senegal (Republic of)
SEY  Seychelles (Republic of)
SLM  Solomon Islands
SLV  El Salvador (Republic of)
SMO  Samoa (Independent State of)
SMR  San Marino (Republic of)
SNG  Singapore (Republic of)
SOM  Somali Democratic Republic
SRB  Serbia (Republic of)
SRL  Sierra Leone
SSD  South Sudan (Republic of)
STP  São Tomé and Príncipe (Democratic Republic of)
SUI   Switzerland (Confederation of)
SUR  Suriname (Republic of)
SVK  Slovakia
SVN  Slovenia (Republic of)
SWZ  Swaziland (Kingdom of)
SYR  Syrian Arab Republic
T
TCD  Chad (Republic of)
TGO  Togolese Republic
THA  Thailand
TJK  Tajikistan (Republic of)
TKM  Turkmenistan
TLS  Timor-Leste (Democratic Republic of)
TON  Tonga (Kingdom of)
TRD  Trinidad and Tobago
TUN  Tunisia
TUR  Turkey
TUV  Tuvalu
TZA  Tanzania (United Republic of)
U
UAE  United Arab Emirates
UGA  Uganda (Republic of)
UKR  Ukraine
URG  Uruguay (Eastern Republic of)
USA  United States of America
UZB  Uzbekistan (Republic of)
V
VCT  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
VEN  Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
VTN  Vietnam (Socialist Republic of)
VUT  Vanuatu (Republic of)
Y
YEM  Yemen (Republic of)
Z
ZMB  Zambia (Republic of)
ZWE  Zimbabwe (Republic of)

The ITU also designates the following codes for other areas around the world that are not member states.

ITU country symbols for non-member states, areas,[2] organizations[3] and special purposes[4][5]
Code Area
A
ABW  Aruba
AIA  Anguilla
ALS  Alaska (State of)
AMS Saint Paul and Amsterdam Islands
AOE  Western Sahara
ASC  Ascension Island
ATA  Antarctic
ATN[citation needed]  Netherlands Antilles
AZR  Azores
B
BER  Bermuda
BIO  Chagos Islands (Indian Ocean)
BVT  Bouvet Island
C
CG7 CUB(Guantanamo) (7).[6]
CHR  Christmas Island (Indian Ocean)
CKH  Cook Islands
CNR  Canary Islands
CPT  Clipperton Island
CRO Crozet Archipelago
CYM  Cayman Islands
D
DGA Diego Garcia
F
FLK  Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
FRO  Faroe Islands
G
GCA  United Kingdom (Non-metropolitan) – Region 1
GCC  United Kingdom – Region 3
GDL[citation needed]  Guadeloupe (French Department of)
GIB  Gibraltar
GRL  Greenland
GUF  Guiana (French Department of)
GUM  Guam
H
HKG  Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China)
HMD  Heard and McDonald Islands
HWA  Hawaii (State of)
HWL  Howland Island
I
ICO  Cocos (Keeling) Islands
J
JAR  Jarvis Island
JON  Johnston Island
K
KER Kerguelen Islands
M
MAC  Macau (Special Administrative Region of China)
MDR  Madeira
MDW  Midway Islands
MRA  Northern Mariana Islands (Commonwealth of the)
MRN Marion Island
MRT  Martinique (French Department of)
MSR  Montserrat
MYT  Mayotte (Territorial Collectivity of)
N
NCL  New Caledonia
NFK  Norfolk Island
NIU  Niue
O
OCE  French Polynesia
P
PAQ  Easter Island
PHX Phoenix Islands
PLM Palmyra Island
PLW  Palau (Republic of)[7]
PTC Pitcairn Island
PTR  Puerto Rico
R
REU  Réunion (French Department of)
RKS[citation needed]  Kosovo
ROD Rodrigues
S
SCG ex  Serbia and Montenegro → SRB, MNE
SHN  Saint Helena
SMA  American Samoa
SPM  Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Territorial Collectivity of)
SWN Swan Islands
T
TCA  Turks and Caicos Islands
TKL  Tokelau
TRC  Tristan da Cunha
V
VIR  United States Virgin Islands
VRG  British Virgin Islands
W
WAK  Wake Island
WAL  Wallis and Futuna Islands
X
XAA shared throughout the world
XAX shared by several countries, but in a restricted area of the world
XBR special use
XBY Abyei area
XCQ ex Caroline Islands → FSM + PLW
XCS ex TCH  Czechoslovakia → CZE + SVK
XGZ  Gaza Strip
XMM inter-ship communications
XOA International Civil Aviation Organization
XR1 Region 1 (RR 5.3)
XR2 Region 2 (RR 5.4)
XR3 Region 3 (RR 5.5)
XRY  Antarctic Region (RR AP 26/5.2)
XSC ex SCG  Serbia and Montenegro
XSD ex Republic of the Sudan before 14 July 2011 → SDN + SSD
XSP Spratly Islands
XSU ex URS  Soviet Union → RUS + …
XUN  United Nations
XWB  West Bank
XWM World Meteorological Organization
XYU ex YUG  Yugoslavia → SCG… + HRV + BIH + SVN
XYZ pending further developments regarding the administration responsible
XZZ administrative status is subject to special arrangements

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