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List of Country Abbreviations

List of Country Abbreviations

Last week I traveled from IN to GR... Got it? Well, here is a list of country abbreviations. Go through this ScienceStruck article and you might figure out what I am talking about here!
Kashmira Lad
Last Updated: Mar 12, 2018
Abbreviations are a shortened form of a word or a phrase. They are now a part of our daily life because we use short forms to express many things on a daily basis. Now that everybody is adopting the SMS lingo, short forms are always used to make our life easier. However, I was no whiz-kid at remembering abbreviations of countries or any other abbreviation for that matter.

But it sure goes without saying that these country abbreviations are useful in many spheres of life, especially while giving addresses. So scan through the table given below to know the abbreviations of different countries.

Abbreviations of Countries in Alphabetical Order

Country Abbreviation
Afghanistan AF
Albania AL
Algeria DZ
Andorra AD
Angola AO
Anguilla AI
Antarctica AQ
Antigua and Barbuda AG
Argentina Republic AR
Armenia AM
Aruba AW
Australia AU
Austria AT
Azerbaijan AZ
Bahamas BS
Bahrain BH
Bangladesh BD
Barbados BB
Belarus BY
Belgium BE
Belize BZ
Benin BJ
Bermuda BM
Bhutan BT
Botswana BW
Bouvet Island BV
Bolivia BO
Bosnia and Herzegovina BA
Brazil BR
British Indian Ocean Territory IO
British Virgin Islands VG
Brunei Darussalam BN
Bulgaria BG
Burkina Faso BF
Burundi BI
Cambodia KH
Croatia HR
Cameroon CM
Canada CA
Cape Verde CV
Cayman Islands KY
Central African Republic CF
Chile CL
China CN
Christmas Islands CX
Cocos Islands CC
Colombia CO
Comoros KM
Congo CG
Cook Islands CK
Costa Rica CR
Cote D'Ivoire CI
Cyprus CY
Cuba CU
Czech Republic CZ
Denmark DK
Djibouti DJ
Dominica DM
Dominican Republic DO
East Timor TP
Ecuador EC
Egypt EG
El Salvador SV
Estonia EE
Equatorial Guinea GQ
Ethiopia ET
Falkland Islands FK
Faroe Islands FO
Fiji FJ
Finland FI
France FR
French Guiana GF
French Polynesia PF
French Southern Territories TF
Gabon GA
Gambia GM
Georgia GE
Germany DE
Ghana GH
Gibraltar GI
Greece GR
Greenland GL
Grenada GD
Guadeloupe GP
Guam GU
Guatemala GT
Guinea GN
Guinea-Bissau GW
Guyana GY
Haiti HT
Heard and McDonald Islands HM
Honduras HN
Hong Kong HK
Hungary HU
Iceland IS
India IN
Iraq IQ
Indonesia ID
Iran IR
Ireland IE
Israel IL
Italy IT
Jamaica JM
Japan JP
Jordan JO
Kazakhstan KZ
Kenya KE
Kiribati KI
Korea (North) KP
Korea (South) KR
Kuwait KW
Kyrgyzstan KG
Lao LA
Latvia LV
Lebanon LB
Lesotho LS
Liberia LR
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya LY
Liechtenstein LI
Lithuania LT
Luxembourg LU
Macau MO
Macedonia MK
Madagascar MG
Malawi MW
Malaysia MY
Maldives MV
Mali ML
Malta MT
Marshall Islands MH
Martinique MQ
Mauritania MR
Mauritius MU
Mayotte YT
Mexico MX
Mongolia MN
Montenegro ME
Montserrat MS
Morocco MA
Mozambique MZ
Micronesia FM
Monaco MC
Myanmar MM
Namibia NA
Nauru NR
Nepal NP
Netherlands Antilles AN
The Netherlands NL
New Caledonia NC
New Zealand NZ
Nicaragua NI
Niger NE
Nigeria NG
Niue NU
Norfolk Island NF
Northern Mariana Islands MP
Norway No
Oman OM
Panama PA
Pakistan PK
Palau PW
Palestine PS
Papua New Guinea PG
Paraguay PY
Peru PE
Philippines PH
Pitcairn PN
Poland PL
Portugal PT
Puerto Rico PR
Qatar QA
Romania RO
Russian Federation RU
Rwanda RW
Samoa WS
San Marino SM
Sao Tome and Principe ST
Saudi Arabia SA
Senegal SN
Serbia SER
Seychelles SC
Sierra Leone SL
Singapore SG
Slovakia SK
Slovenia SI
Solomon Islands SB
Somalia SO
South Africa ZA
Spain ES
Sri Lanka LK
St. Helena SH
St. Kitts and Nevis KN
St. Lucia LC
St. Pierre and Miquelon PM
St. Vincent and the Grenadines VC
Sudan SD
Suriname SR
Svalbard and Jan Mayen SJ
Swaziland SZ
Sweden SE
Switzerland CH
Syrian Arab Republic SY
Taiwan TW
Tajikistan TJ
Tanzania TZ
Thailand TH
Togo TG
Tokelau TK
Tonga TO
Trinidad and Tobago TT
Tunisia TN
Turkey TR
Turkmenistan TM
Tuvalu TV
Uganda UG
Ukraine UA
United Arab Emirates AE
United Kingdom UK
United States US
U.S. Minor Outlying Islands UM
Uruguay UY
Uzbekistan UZ
Vanuatu VU
Venezuela VE
Vietnam VN
Virgin Islands (USA) VI
Vatican City State VA
Wallis and Futuna Islands WF
Western Sahara EH
Yemen YE
Yugoslavia YU
Zambia ZM
Zimbabwe ZW

So, this was a list of abbreviations for all the countries. Next time you want to know one for some country, you know where to look up!