Iso 3166-2:bi

ISO 3166-2:BI 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 Burundi, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 17 provinces.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is BI, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Burundi. The second part is two letters.


  • Current codes 1
  • Changes 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

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 (rn), (fr)
BI-BB Bubanza
BI-BM Bujumbura Mairie
BI-BL Bujumbura Rural
BI-BR Bururi
BI-CA Cankuzo
BI-CI Cibitoke
BI-GI Gitega
BI-KR Karuzi
BI-KY Kayanza
BI-KI Kirundo
BI-MA Makamba
BI-MU Muramvya
BI-MY Muyinga
BI-MW Mwaro
BI-NG Ngozi
BI-RT Rutana
BI-RY Ruyigi


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-4 2002-12-10 Addition of one province Subdivisions added:
BI-MW Mwaro
Newsletter II-2 2010-06-30 Update of the administrative structure and of the list source Subdivisions added:
BI-BM Bujumbura Mairie
BI-BL Bujumbura Rural
Subdivisions deleted:
BI-BJ Bujumbura

See also

External links

  • ISO Online Browsing Platform: BI
  • Provinces of Burundi,
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