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Iso 3166-2:bd

ISO 3166-2:BD is the entry for codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

Currently for Bangladesh, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for two levels of subdivisions:

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is BD, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Bangladesh. The second part is either of the following:

  • one letter (A–G): divisions
  • two digits (01–64): districts


  • Current codes 1
    • Divisions 1.1
    • Districts 1.2
  • Changes 2
    • Codes deleted in Newsletter I-2 2.1
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

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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Code Subdivision Name (bn) Subdivision Name (bn)
[note 1]
BD-A Barisal বরিশাল
BD-B Chittagong চট্টগ্রাম
BD-C Dhaka ঢাকা
BD-D Khulna খুলনা
BD-E Rajshahi রাজশাহী
BD-F Rangpur রংপুর
BD-G Sylhet সিলেট
  1. ^ For reference only, Bengali Name in Bengali script not included in the ISO 3166-2 standard.


Code Subdivision name In division
BD-05 Bagerhat D
BD-01 Bandarban B
BD-02 Barguna A
BD-06 Barisal A
BD-07 Bhola A
BD-03 Bogra E
BD-04 Brahmanbaria B
BD-09 Chandpur B
BD-10 Chittagong B
BD-12 Chuadanga D
BD-08 Comilla B
BD-11 Cox's Bazar B
BD-13 Dhaka C
BD-14 Dinajpur F
BD-15 Faridpur C
BD-16 Feni B
BD-19 Gaibandha F
BD-18 Gazipur C
BD-17 Gopalganj C
BD-20 Habiganj G
BD-24 Joypurhat E
BD-21 Jamalpur C
BD-22 Jessore D
BD-25 Jhalakati A
BD-23 Jhenaidah D
BD-29 Khagrachari B
BD-27 Khulna D
BD-26 Kishoreganj C
BD-28 Kurigram F
BD-30 Kushtia D
BD-31 Lakshmipur B
BD-32 Lalmonirhat F
BD-36 Madaripur C
BD-37 Magura D
BD-33 Manikganj C
BD-39 Meherpur D
BD-38 Moulvibazar G
BD-35 Munshiganj C
BD-34 Mymensingh C
BD-48 Naogaon E
BD-43 Narail D
BD-40 Narayanganj C
BD-42 Narsingdi C
BD-44 Natore E
BD-45 Nawabganj E
BD-41 Netrakona C
BD-46 Nilphamari F
BD-47 Noakhali B
BD-49 Pabna E
BD-52 Panchagarh F
BD-51 Patuakhali A
BD-50 Pirojpur A
BD-53 Rajbari C
BD-54 Rajshahi E
BD-56 Rangamati B
BD-55 Rangpur F
BD-58 Satkhira D
BD-62 Shariatpur C
BD-57 Sherpur C
BD-59 Sirajganj E
BD-61 Sunamganj G
BD-60 Sylhet G
BD-63 Tangail C
BD-64 Thakurgaon F


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:

Newsletter Date issued Description of change in newsletter Code/Subdivision change
Newsletter I-2 2002-05-21 New list source. One division added. 31 regions cancelled. Allocation of districts to divisions instead of regions. Correction of one spelling error Subdivisions added:
BD-6 Sylhet bibhag
Subdivisions deleted:
21 regions (see below)
Newsletter II-3 2011-12-13
Country name romanization adjustment, first level prefix addition, deletion of generic terms, addition of administrative division and source list update Subdivisions added:
BD-F Rangpur (division)
Barisal (division) : BD-1BD-A
Chittagong (division) : BD-2BD-B
Dhaka (division) : BD-3BD-C
Khulna (division) : BD-4BD-D
Rajshahi (division) : BD-5BD-E
Sylhet (division) : BD-6BD-G

Codes deleted in Newsletter I-2

Code Subdivision name In division Districts in region
BD-2A Bandarban anchal 2 01
BD-1B Barisal anchal 1 06, 07, 25, 50
BD-5C Bogra anchal 5 03, 24
BD-2D Chittagong anchal 2 10, 11
BD-2E Chittagong Hill Tracts 2 29, 56
BD-2F Comilla anchal 2 04, 09, 08
BD-3G Dhaka anchal 3 13, 18, 33, 35, 40, 42
BD-5H Dinajpur anchal 5 14, 52, 64
BD-3I Faridpur anchal 3 15, 17, 36, 53, 62
BD-3J Jamalpur anchal 3 21, 57
BD-4K Jessore anchal 4 22, 23, 37, 43
BD-4L Khulna anchal 4 05, 27, 58
BD-4M Khustia anchal 4 12, 30, 39
BD-3N Mymensingh anchal 3 26, 34, 41
BD-2O Noakhali anchal 2 16, 31, 47
BD-5P Pabna anchal 5 49, 59
BD-1Q Patuakhali anchal 1 02, 51
BD-5R Rajshahi anchal 5 48, 44, 45, 54
BD-5S Rangpur anchal 5 19, 28, 32, 46, 55
BD-2T Sylhet anchal 2 20, 38, 61, 60
BD-3U Tangail anchal 3 63

See also


External links

  • ISO Online Browsing Platform: BD
  • Divisions of Bangladesh,
  • Districts of Bangladesh,
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