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It was created by Dr Colin Chapman and is largely a superset of the ISO 3166-2:GB and BS 6879 systems.  
 
It was created by Dr Colin Chapman and is largely a superset of the ISO 3166-2:GB and BS 6879 systems.  
  
== Country codes ==
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== Country codes ==
  
*CHI [[Channel Islands]]  
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*CHI [[Portal:Channel Islands|Channel Islands]]  
*ENG [[England]]  
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*ENG [[Portal:England|England]]  
*IOM [[Isle of Man]]  
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*IOM [[Portal:Isle of Man|Isle of Man]]  
*IRL [[Ireland]]  
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*IRL [[Portal:Ireland|Ireland]]  
*SCT [[Scotland]]  
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*SCT [[Portal:Scotland|Scotland]]  
*WLS [[Wales]]  
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*WLS [[Portal:Wales|Wales]]  
 
*ALL All countries
 
*ALL All countries
  
== Channel Islands ==
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== Channel Islands ==
  
 
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*ALD [[Alderney]]  
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*ALD [[Alderney|Alderney]]  
*GSY [[Guernsey]]
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*GSY [[Guernsey|Guernsey]]
  
 
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*JSY [[Jersey]]  
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*JSY [[Jersey|Jersey]]  
*SRK [[Sark]]
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*SRK [[Sark|Sark]]
  
 
|}
 
|}
  
== England ==
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== England ==
  
=== Pre-1974 counties ===
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=== Pre-1974 counties ===
  
 
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*BDF [[Bedfordshire]]  
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*BDF [[Bedfordshire|Bedfordshire]]  
*BRK [[Berkshire]]  
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*BRK [[Berkshire|Berkshire]]  
*BKM [[Buckinghamshire]]  
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*BKM [[Buckinghamshire|Buckinghamshire]]  
*CAM [[Cambridgeshire]]  
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*CAM [[Cambridgeshire|Cambridgeshire]]  
*CHS [[Cheshire]]  
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*CHS [[Cheshire|Cheshire]]  
*CON [[Cornwall]]  
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*CON [[Cornwall|Cornwall]]  
*CUL [[Cumberland]]  
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*CUL [[Cumberland|Cumberland]]  
*DBY [[Derbyshire]]  
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*DBY [[Derbyshire|Derbyshire]]  
*DEV [[Devon]]  
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*DEV [[Devon|Devon]]  
*DOR [[Dorset]]  
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*DOR [[Dorset|Dorset]]  
*DUR [[County Durham]]  
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*DUR [[County Durham|County Durham]]  
*ESS [[Essex]]  
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*ESS [[Essex|Essex]]  
*GLS [[Gloucestershire]]  
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*GLS [[Gloucestershire|Gloucestershire]]  
*HAM [[Hampshire]]  
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*HAM [[Hampshire|Hampshire]]  
*HEF [[Herefordshire]]  
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*HEF [[Herefordshire|Herefordshire]]  
*HRT [[Hertfordshire]]  
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*HRT [[Hertfordshire|Hertfordshire]]  
*HUN [[Huntingdonshire]]  
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*HUN [[Huntingdonshire|Huntingdonshire]]  
 
*IOW [[Isle of Wight|Isle of Wight]]  
 
*IOW [[Isle of Wight|Isle of Wight]]  
*KEN [[Kent]]  
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*KEN [[Kent|Kent]]  
*LAN [[Lancashire]]  
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*LAN [[Lancashire|Lancashire]]  
*LEI [[Leicestershire]]  
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*LEI [[Leicestershire|Leicestershire]]  
*LIN [[Lincolnshire]]
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*LIN [[Lincolnshire|Lincolnshire]]
  
 
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*LND [[London]] (City of London)  
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*LND [[London|London]] (City of London)  
*MDX [[Middlesex]]  
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*MDX [[Middlesex|Middlesex]]  
*NFK [[Norfolk]]  
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*NFK [[Norfolk|Norfolk]]  
*NTH [[Northamptonshire]]  
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*NTH [[Northamptonshire|Northamptonshire]]  
*NBL [[Northumberland]]  
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*NBL [[Northumberland|Northumberland]]  
*NTT [[Nottinghamshire]]  
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*NTT [[Nottinghamshire|Nottinghamshire]]  
*OXF [[Oxfordshire]]  
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*OXF [[Oxfordshire|Oxfordshire]]  
*RUT [[Rutland]]  
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*RUT [[Rutland|Rutland]]  
*SAL [[Shropshire]]  
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*SAL [[Shropshire|Shropshire]]  
*SOM [[Somerset]]  
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*SOM [[Somerset|Somerset]]  
*STS [[Staffordshire]]  
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*STS [[Staffordshire|Staffordshire]]  
*SFK [[Suffolk]]  
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*SFK [[Suffolk|Suffolk]]  
*SRY [[Surrey]]  
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*SRY [[Surrey|Surrey]]  
*SSX [[Sussex]]  
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*SSX [[Sussex|Sussex]]  
*WAR [[Warwickshire]]  
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*WAR [[Warwickshire|Warwickshire]]  
*WES [[Westmorland]]  
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*WES [[Westmorland|Westmorland]]  
*WIL [[Wiltshire]]  
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*WIL [[Wiltshire|Wiltshire]]  
*WOR [[Worcestershire]]  
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*WOR [[Worcestershire|Worcestershire]]  
*YKS [[Yorkshire]]  
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*YKS [[Yorkshire|Yorkshire]]  
*ERY [[East Riding of Yorkshire]]  
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*ERY [[East Riding of Yorkshire|East Riding of Yorkshire]]  
*NRY [[North Riding of Yorkshire]]  
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*NRY [[North Riding of Yorkshire|North Riding of Yorkshire]]  
*WRY [[West Riding of Yorkshire]]
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*WRY [[West Riding of Yorkshire|West Riding of Yorkshire]]
  
 
|}
 
|}
  
== Scotland ==
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== Scotland ==
  
=== Pre-1974 counties ===
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=== Pre-1974 counties ===
  
 
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*ABD [[Aberdeenshire]]  
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*ABD [[Aberdeenshire|Aberdeenshire]]  
*ANS [[Angus]] (formerly Forfarshire)  
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*ANS [[Angus|Angus]] (formerly Forfarshire)  
*ARL [[Argyllshire]]  
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*ARL [[Argyllshire|Argyllshire]]  
*AYR [[Ayrshire]]  
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*AYR [[Ayrshire|Ayrshire]]  
*BAN [[Banffshire]]  
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*BAN [[Banffshire|Banffshire]]  
*BEW [[Berwickshire]]  
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*BEW [[Berwickshire|Berwickshire]]  
*BUT [[Bute]] (or Buteshire)  
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*BUT [[Bute|Bute]] (or Buteshire)  
*CAI [[Caithness]]  
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*CAI [[Caithness|Caithness]]  
*CLK [[Clackmannanshire]]  
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*CLK [[Clackmannanshire|Clackmannanshire]]  
*DFS [[Dumfriesshire]]  
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*DFS [[Dumfriesshire|Dumfriesshire]]  
*DNB [[Dunbartonshire]]  
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*DNB [[Dunbartonshire|Dunbartonshire]]  
*ELN [[East Lothian]] (formerly Haddingtonshire)  
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*ELN [[East Lothian|East Lothian]] (formerly Haddingtonshire)  
*FIF [[Fife]]  
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*FIF [[Fife|Fife]]  
*INV [[Inverness-shire]]  
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*INV [[Inverness-shire|Inverness-shire]]  
*KCD [[Kincardineshire]]  
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*KCD [[Kincardineshire|Kincardineshire]]  
*KRS [[Kinross-shire]]
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*KRS [[Kinross-shire|Kinross-shire]]
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*KKD [[Kirkcudbrightshire]]  
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*KKD [[Kirkcudbrightshire|Kirkcudbrightshire]]  
*LKS [[Lanarkshire]]  
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*LKS [[Lanarkshire|Lanarkshire]]  
*MLN [[Midlothian]] (formerly Edinburghshire)  
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*MLN [[Midlothian|Midlothian]] (formerly Edinburghshire)  
*MOR [[Moray]] (formerly Elginshire)  
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*MOR [[Moray|Moray]] (formerly Elginshire)  
*NAI [[Nairnshire]]  
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*NAI [[Nairnshire|Nairnshire]]  
*OKI [[Orkney]]  
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*OKI [[Orkney|Orkney]]  
*PEE [[Peeblesshire]]  
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*PEE [[Peeblesshire|Peeblesshire]]  
*PER [[Perthshire]]  
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*PER [[Perthshire|Perthshire]]  
*RFW [[Renfrewshire]]  
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*RFW [[Renfrewshire|Renfrewshire]]  
*ROC [[Ross and Cromarty]]  
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*ROC [[Ross and Cromarty|Ross and Cromarty]]  
 
*ROX [[Roxburghshire|Roxburghshire]]  
 
*ROX [[Roxburghshire|Roxburghshire]]  
*SEL [[Selkirkshire]]  
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*SEL [[Selkirkshire|Selkirkshire]]  
*SHI [[Shetland]]  
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*SHI [[Shetland|Shetland]]  
*STI [[Stirlingshire]]  
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*STI [[Stirlingshire|Stirlingshire]]  
*SUT [[Sutherland]]  
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*SUT [[Sutherland|Sutherland]]  
*WLN [[West Lothian]] (formerly Linlithgowshire)  
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*WLN [[West Lothian|West Lothian]] (formerly Linlithgowshire)  
*WIG [[Wigtownshire]]
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*WIG [[Wigtownshire|Wigtownshire]]
  
 
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|}
  
=== 1975-1996 regions ===
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=== 1975-1996 regions ===
  
 
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*BOR [[Borders]]  
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*BOR [[Borders|Borders]]  
*CEN [[Central]]  
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*CEN [[Central|Central]]  
*DGY [[Dumfries and Galloway]]  
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*DGY [[Dumfries and Galloway|Dumfries and Galloway]]  
*FIF [[Fife]]  
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*FIF [[Fife|Fife]]  
*GMP [[Grampian]]  
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*GMP [[Grampian|Grampian]]  
*HLD [[Highland]]
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*HLD [[Highland|Highland]]
  
 
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*LTN [[Lothian]]  
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*LTN [[Lothian|Lothian]]  
*OKI [[Orkney Isles]]  
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*OKI [[Orkney Isles|Orkney Isles]]  
*SHI [[Shetland Isles]]  
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*SHI [[Shetland Isles|Shetland Isles]]  
*STD [[Strathclyde]]  
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*STD [[Strathclyde|Strathclyde]]  
*TAY [[Tayside]]  
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*TAY [[Tayside|Tayside]]  
*WIS [[Western Isles]]
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*WIS [[Western Isles|Western Isles]]
  
 
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== Wales ==
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== Wales ==
  
 
=== Pre-1974 counties  ===
 
=== Pre-1974 counties  ===
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=== 1975-1996 counties ===
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=== 1975-1996 counties ===
  
 
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*CWD [[Clwyd]]  
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*CWD [[Clwyd|Clwyd]]  
*DFD [[Dyfed]]  
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*DFD [[Dyfed|Dyfed]]  
*GNT [[Gwent]]  
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*GNT [[Gwent|Gwent]]  
*GWN [[Gwynedd]]
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*GWN [[Gwynedd|Gwynedd]]
  
 
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*MGM [[Mid Glamorgan]]  
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*MGM [[Mid Glamorgan|Mid Glamorgan]]  
*POW [[Powys]]  
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*POW [[Powys|Powys]]  
*SGM [[South Glamorgan]]  
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*SGM [[South Glamorgan|South Glamorgan]]  
*WGM [[West Glamorgan]]
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*WGM [[West Glamorgan|West Glamorgan]]
  
 
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== Ireland ==
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== Ireland ==
  
 
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*ANT [[County Antrim]]  
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*ANT [[County Antrim|County Antrim]]  
*ARM [[County Armagh]]  
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*ARM [[County Armagh|County Armagh]]  
 
*CAR [[County Carlow|County Carlow]]  
 
*CAR [[County Carlow|County Carlow]]  
*CAV [[County Cavan]]  
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*CAV [[County Cavan|County Cavan]]  
*CLA [[County Clare]]  
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*CLA [[County Clare|County Clare]]  
 
*COR [[County Cork|County Cork]]  
 
*COR [[County Cork|County Cork]]  
*DON [[County Donegal]]  
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*DON [[County Donegal|County Donegal]]  
*DOW [[County Down]]  
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*DOW [[County Down|County Down]]  
*DUB [[County Dublin]]  
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*DUB [[County Dublin|County Dublin]]  
*FER [[County Fermanagh]]  
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*FER [[County Fermanagh|County Fermanagh]]  
*GAL [[County Galway]]  
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*GAL [[County Galway|County Galway]]  
*KER [[County Kerry]]  
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*KER [[County Kerry|County Kerry]]  
*KID [[County Kildare]]  
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*KID [[County Kildare|County Kildare]]  
*KIK [[County Kilkenny]]  
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*KIK [[County Kilkenny|County Kilkenny]]  
*LET [[County Leitrim]]  
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*LET [[County Leitrim|County Leitrim]]  
*LEX [[County Laois]] (formerly Leix or Queen's County)
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*LEX [[County Laois|County Laois]] (formerly Leix or Queen's County)
  
 
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*LIM [[County Limerick]]  
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*LIM [[County Limerick|County Limerick]]  
*LDY [[County Londonderry]] (or County Derry)  
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*LDY [[County Londonderry|County Londonderry]] (or County Derry)  
*LOG [[County Longford]]  
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*LOG [[County Longford|County Longford]]  
*LOU [[County Louth]]  
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*LOU [[County Louth|County Louth]]  
*MAY [[County Mayo]]  
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*MAY [[County Mayo|County Mayo]]  
*MEA [[County Meath]]  
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*MEA [[County Meath|County Meath]]  
*MOG [[County Monaghan]]  
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*MOG [[County Monaghan|County Monaghan]]  
*OFF [[County Offaly]] (formerly King's County)  
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*OFF [[County Offaly|County Offaly]] (formerly King's County)  
*ROS [[County Roscommon]]  
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*ROS [[County Roscommon|County Roscommon]]  
*SLI [[County Sligo]]  
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*SLI [[County Sligo|County Sligo]]  
*TIP [[County Tipperary]]  
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*TIP [[County Tipperary|County Tipperary]]  
*TYR [[County Tyrone]]  
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*TYR [[County Tyrone|County Tyrone]]  
*WAT [[County Waterford]]  
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*WAT [[County Waterford|County Waterford]]  
*WEM [[County Westmeath]]  
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*WEM [[County Westmeath|County Westmeath]]  
*WEX [[County Wexford]]  
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*WEX [[County Wexford|County Wexford]]  
 
*WIC [[County Wicklow|County Wicklow]]
 
*WIC [[County Wicklow|County Wicklow]]
  
 
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[[Category:England]] [[Category:Ireland]] [[Category:Scotland]] [[Category:Wales]]
 
[[Category:England]] [[Category:Ireland]] [[Category:Scotland]] [[Category:Wales]]

Revision as of 16:13, 30 May 2008

The Chapman Code is a coding system used in genealogy to identify the administrative divisions in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

It was created by Dr Colin Chapman and is largely a superset of the ISO 3166-2:GB and BS 6879 systems.

Contents

Country codes

Channel Islands

England

Pre-1974 counties

Scotland

Pre-1974 counties

1975-1996 regions

Wales

Pre-1974 counties


1975-1996 counties

Ireland