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Iso 3166-2:np

Main article: ISO 3166-2

ISO 3166-2:NP is the entry for Nepal 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 Nepal, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for two levels of subdivisions:

  • 5 development regions
  • 14 zones

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

  • one digit (1–5): development regions
  • two letters: zones

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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Development regions

Code Subdivision name (ne) Subdivision name (en)
NP-1 Madhyamanchal Central
NP-2 Madhya Pashchimanchal Mid Western
NP-3 Pashchimanchal Western
NP-4 Purwanchal Eastern
NP-5 Sudur Pashchimanchal Far Western

Zones

Code Subdivision name (ne) In development region
NP-BA Bagmati 1
NP-BH Bheri 2
NP-DH Dhawalagiri 3
NP-GA Gandaki 3
NP-JA Janakpur 1
NP-KA Karnali 2
NP-KO Kosi [Koshi] 4
NP-LU Lumbini 3
NP-MA Mahakali 5
NP-ME Mechi 4
NP-NA Narayani 1
NP-RA Rapti 2
NP-SA Sagarmatha 4
NP-SE Seti 5

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
2011-12-13
(corrected
2011-12-15)
First level prefix addition, language adjustment, comment addition, deletion of the romanization system and source list update.

See also

External links

  • Regions of Nepal, Statoids.com
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