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Iso 3166-2:gn

ISO 3166-2:GN 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 Guinea, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for two levels of subdivisions:

The governorate Conakry is the capital of the country and has special status equal to the administrative regions.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is GN, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Guinea. The second part is either of the following:

  • one letter: administrative regions and governorate
  • two letters: prefectures


  • Current codes 1
    • Governorates and special zone 1.1
    • Prefectures 1.2
  • Changes 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

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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Governorates and special zone

Code Subdivision name (fr) Subdivision category
GN-B Boké administrative region
GN-F Faranah administrative region
GN-K Kankan administrative region
GN-D Kindia administrative region
GN-L Labé administrative region
GN-M Mamou administrative region
GN-N Nzérékoré administrative region
GN-C Conakry governorate


Code Subdivision name In administrative region
GN-BE Beyla N
GN-BF Boffa B
GN-BK Boké B
GN-CO Coyah D
GN-DB Dabola F
GN-DL Dalaba M
GN-DI Dinguiraye F
GN-DU Dubréka D
GN-FA Faranah F
GN-FO Forécariah D
GN-FR Fria B
GN-GA Gaoual B
GN-GU Guékédou N
GN-KA Kankan K
GN-KE Kérouané K
GN-KD Kindia D
GN-KS Kissidougou F
GN-KB Koubia L
GN-KN Koundara B
GN-KO Kouroussa K
GN-LA Labé L
GN-LE Lélouma L
GN-LO Lola N
GN-MC Macenta N
GN-ML Mali L
GN-MM Mamou M
GN-MD Mandiana K
GN-NZ Nzérékoré N
GN-PI Pita M
GN-SI Siguiri K
GN-TE Télimélé D
GN-TO Tougué L
GN-YO Yomou N


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:

Edition/Newsletter Date issued Description of change in newsletter Code/Subdivision change
Newsletter I-2 2002-05-21 One governorate changed into a city (new subdivision level). One code corrected Codes: (to correct duplicate use)
Koundara: GN-KDGN-KN
ISO 3166-2:2007 2007-12-13 Second edition of ISO 3166-2 (this change was not announced in a newsletter)[1]
Newsletter II-1 2010-02-03
Addition of the country code prefix as the first code element, deletion of the generic term in subdivision names

See also


  1. ^ "Statoid Newsletter January 2008". 

External links

  • ISO Online Browsing Platform: GN
  • Prefectures of Guinea,
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