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Iso 3166-2:cv

ISO 3166-2:CV 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 Cabo Verde, 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 CV, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Cabo Verde. The second part is either of the following:

  • one letter: geographical regions
  • two letters: municipalities


  • Current codes 1
    • Geographical regions 1.1
    • Municipalities 1.2
  • 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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Geographical regions

Code Subdivision name (pt)
CV-B Ilhas de Barlavento
CV-S Ilhas de Sotavento


Code Subdivision name (pt) In geographical region
CV-BV Boa Vista B
CV-BR Brava S
CV-MA Maio S
CV-MO Mosteiros S
CV-PA Paul B
CV-PN Porto Novo B
CV-PR Praia S
CV-RB Ribeira Brava B
CV-RG Ribeira Grande B
CV-RS Ribeira Grande de Santiago S
CV-CA Santa Catarina S
CV-CF Santa Catarina do Fogo S
CV-CR Santa Cruz S
CV-SD São Domingos S
CV-SF São Filipe S
CV-SO São Lourenço dos Órgãos S
CV-SM São Miguel S
CV-SS São Salvador do Mundo S
CV-SV São Vicente B
CV-TA Tarrafal S
CV-TS Tarrafal de São Nicolau B


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 Subdivision layout partially revised: Three new municipalities. New reference for list source Subdivisions added:
CV-CS Calheta de São Miguel
CV-MO Mosteiros
CV-SF São Filipe
Newsletter II-2 2010-06-30 Addition of the country code prefix as the first code element, update of the administrative structure and of the list source Subdivisions added:
CV-RB Ribeira Brava
CV-RS Ribeira Grande de Santiago
CV-CF Santa Catarina do Fogo
CV-SL São Lourenço dos Órgãos
CV-SS São Salvador do Mundo
CV-TS Tarrafal de São Nicolau
Subdivisions deleted:
CV-SN São Nicolau
CV-CS Calheta de São Miguel → CV-SM São Miguel
Newsletter II-3 2011-12-13
Correction of NL II-2 for toponyms and typographical errors and source list update. Codes:
São Lourenço dos Órgãos CV-SLCV-SO

See also

External links

  • ISO Online Browsing Platform: CV
  • Counties of Cape Verde,
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