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Iso 3166-2:dj

ISO 3166-2:DJ 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 Djibouti, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 5 regions and 1 city. The city Djibouti is the capital of the country and has special status equal to the regions.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is DJ, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Djibouti. 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).

ISO 639-1 codes are used to represent subdivision names in the following administrative languages:

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Code Subdivision name (fr) Subdivision name (ar) Subdivision category
DJ-AS Ali Sabieh ‘Alī Sābih region
DJ-AR Arta ‘Arta region
DJ-DI Dikhil Dikhīl region
DJ-OB Obock Ūbūk region
DJ-TA Tadjourah Tājūrah region
DJ-DJ Djibouti Jībūti city


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-7 2005-09-13 Change of generic term for administrative divisions. Addition of new region "Arta". New list source and code source Subdivisions added:
DJ-AR Arta
Newsletter II-3 2011-12-13
Language adjustment and source list update.

See also

External links

  • ISO Online Browsing Platform: DJ
  • Regions of Djibouti,
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