ISO 3166-2:LY

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ISO 3166-2:LY is the entry for Libya 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 Libya, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 22 popularates.

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

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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Code Subdivision name
LY-BU Al Buţnān
LY-JA Al Jabal al Akhḑar
LY-JG Al Jabal al Gharbī
LY-JI Al Jifārah
LY-JU Al Jufrah
LY-KF Al Kufrah
LY-MJ Al Marj
LY-MB Al Marqab
LY-WA Al Wāḩāt
LY-NQ An Nuqaţ al Khams
LY-ZA Az Zāwiyah
LY-BA Banghāzī
LY-DR Darnah
LY-GT Ghāt
LY-MI Mişrātah
LY-MQ Murzuq
LY-NL Nālūt
LY-SB Sabhā
LY-SR Surt
LY-TB Ţarābulus
LY-WD Wādī al Ḩayāt
LY-WS Wādī ash Shāţiʾ

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 Code/Subdivision change
Newsletter I-5 2003-09-05 Revision of subdivision layout. Revision of header information Subdivision layout:
13 municipalities (see below)
→ 34 municipalities
Newsletter II-2 2010-06-30 Update of the administrative structure and of the list source Subdivision layout:
34 municipalities (see below)
→ 22 popularates

Codes before Newsletter I-5

Code Subdivision name
LY-BU Al Buţnān
LY-JA Al Jabal al Akhḑar
LY-JG Al Jabal al Gharbī
LY-JU Al Jufrah
LY-WA Al Wāḩah
LY-WU Al Wusţá
LY-ZA Az Zāwiyah
LY-BA Banghāzī
LY-FA Fazzān
LY-MI Mişrātah
LY-NA Naggaza
LY-SF Sawfajjin
LY-TB Ţarābulus

Codes before Newsletter II-2

Code Subdivision name
LY-AJ Ajdābiyā
LY-BU Al Buţnān
LY-HZ Al Ḩizām al Akhḑar
LY-JA Al Jabal al Akhḑar
LY-JI Al Jifārah
LY-JU Al Jufrah
LY-KF Al Kufrah
LY-MJ Al Marj
LY-MB Al Marqab
LY-QT Al Qaţrūn
LY-QB Al Qubbah
LY-WA Al Wāḩah
LY-NQ An Nuqaţ al Khams
LY-SH Ash Shāţi'
LY-ZA Az Zāwiyah
LY-BA Banghāzī
LY-BW Banī Walīd
LY-DR Darnah
LY-GD Ghadāmis
LY-GR Gharyān
LY-GT Ghāt
LY-JB Jaghbūb
LY-MI Mişrātah
LY-MZ Mizdah
LY-MQ Murzuq
LY-NL Nālūt
LY-SB Sabhā
LY-SS Şabrātah Şurmān
LY-SR Surt
LY-TN Tājūrā' wa an Nawāḩī al Arbāʻ
LY-TB Ţarābulus
LY-TM Tarhūnah-Masallātah
LY-WD Wādī al Ḩayāt
LY-YJ Yafran-Jādū

See also

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