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Iso 3166-2:ae

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

Currently for the United Arab Emirates, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 7 emirates.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is AE, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of the United Arab Emirates. 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 (ar)
(BGN/PCGN 1956)
Subdivision Name (en)
[note 1]
Subdivision Name (ar)
[note 2]
AE-AZ  Abū Z̧aby Abu Dhabi أبو ظبي
AE-AJ  'Ajmān Ajman إمارة عجمانّ
AE-FU  Al Fujayrah Fujairah الفجيرة
AE-SH  Ash Shāriqah Sharjah إمارة الشارقةّ
AE-DU  Dubayy Dubai دبي
AE-RK  Ra's al Khaymah Ras al-Khaimah إمارة رأس الخيمة
AE-UQ  Umm al Qaywayn Umm al-Quwain أمّ القيوين
  1. ^ For reference only, English Name not included in the ISO 3166-2 standard.
  2. ^ For reference only, Arabic Name in Arabic script not included in the ISO 3166-2 standard.


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
Newsletter I-2 2002-05-21 Spelling correction in AE-RK
Newsletter I-3 2002-08-20 Error correction: Spelling correction in AE-AZ

See also

External links

  • ISO Online Browsing Platform: AE
  • United Arab Emirates,
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