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Iso 3166-2:er

ISO 3166-2:ER 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 Eritrea, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 6 regions.

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


  • Current codes 1
  • Changes 2
    • Codes before Newsletter I-1 2.1
  • 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 (ar) Subdivision name (ti) Subdivision Name (en)
[note 1]
ER-MA Al Awsaţ Ma’ĭkel Maekel
ER-DU Al Janūbĩ Debub Debub
ER-AN Ansabā ‘Anseba Anseba
ER-DK Janūbī al Baḩrī al Aḩmar Debubawi K’eyyĭḥ Baḥri Southern Red Sea
ER-GB Qāsh-Barkah Gash-Barka Gash-Barka
ER-SK Shimālī al Baḩrī al Aḩmar Semienawi K’eyyĭḥ Baḥri Northern Red Sea
  1. ^ For reference only, English Name 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 Code/Subdivision change
Newsletter I-1 2000-06-21 Introduction of a completely new subdivision layout Subdivision layout:
10 provinces (see below)
→ 6 provinces
Newsletter II-3 2011-12-13
Country name romanization adjustment, language adjustment, alphabetical re-ordering and source list update.

Codes before Newsletter I-1

Code Subdivision name
ER-AG Akele Guzai [Akalä Guzay]
ER-AS Asmara [Asmära]
ER-BA Barka
ER-DE Denkalia [Dänkali]
ER-GS Gash-Setit [Gaš enna Sätit]
ER-HA Hamasien [Hamasén]
ER-SA Sahel
ER-SM Semhar [Sämhar]
ER-SN Senhit [Sänhet]
ER-SR Seraye [Särayé]

See also

External links

  • ISO Online Browsing Platform: ER
  • Regions of Eritrea,
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