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Iso 3166-2:lk

Main article: ISO 3166-2

ISO 3166-2:LK is the entry for Sri Lanka in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

Currently for Sri Lanka, 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 LK, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of the Sri Lanka. The second part is either of the following:

  • one digit (1–9): provinces
  • two digits: districts

For the districts, the first digit is the second part of the ISO 3166-2 code of the province where the district is in.

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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Provinces

Code Subdivision name (si) Subdivision name (ta)
LK-1 Basnāhira paḷāta Mel mākāṇam
LK-3 Dakuṇu paḷāta Tĕṉ mākāṇam
LK-2 Madhyama paḷāta Mattiya mākāṇam
LK-5 Næ̆gĕnahira paḷāta Kil̮akku mākāṇam
LK-9 Sabaragamuva paḷāta Chappirakamuva mākāṇam
LK-7 Uturumæ̆da paḷāta Vaṭamattiya mākāṇam
LK-4 Uturu paḷāta Vaṭakku mākāṇam
LK-8 Ūva paḷāta Ūvā mākāṇam
LK-6 Vayamba paḷāta Vaṭamel mākāṇam

Districts

Code Subdivision name (si) Subdivision name (ta) In province
LK-52 Ampāra Ampāṟai 5
LK-71 Anurādhapura Anurātapuram 7
LK-81 Badulla Patuḷai 8
LK-51 Maḍakalapuva Maṭṭakkaḷappu 5
LK-11 Kŏḷamba Kŏl̮umpu 1
LK-31 Gālla Kāli 3
LK-12 Gampaha Kampahā 1
LK-33 Hambantŏṭa Ampāntōṭṭai 3
LK-41 Yāpanaya Yāl̮ppāṇam 4
LK-13 Kaḷutara Kaḷuttuṟai 1
LK-21 Mahanuvara Kaṇṭi 2
LK-92 Kægalla Kekālai 9
LK-42 Kilinŏchchi Kiḷinochchi 4
LK-61 Kuruṇægala Kurunākal 6
LK-43 Mannārama Maṉṉār 4
LK-22 Mātale Māttaḷai 2
LK-32 Mātara Māttaṛai 3
LK-82 Mŏṇarāgala Mŏṉarākalai 8
LK-45 Mulativ Mullaittīvu 4
LK-23 Nuvara Ĕliya Nuvarĕliyā 2
LK-72 Pŏḷŏnnaruva Pŏlaṉṉaṛuvai 7
LK-62 Puttalama Puttaḷam 6
LK-91 Ratnapura Irattiṉapuri 9
LK-53 Trikuṇāmalaya Tirukŏṇamalai 5
LK-44 Vavuniyāva Vavuṉiyā 4

Changes

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
2010-02-03
(corrected
2010-02-19)
Addition of the country code prefix as the first code element, addition of names in administrative languages

See also

External links

  • Provinces of Sri Lanka, Statoids.com
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