FIFA Country Codes

FIFA’s revised abbreviations for the 209 member associations.
IOC’s revised abbreviations for the 205 member associations.

Country/Independent State		FIFA		IOC

Africa

Algeria					ALG		ALG
Angola					ANG		ANG
Benin					BEN		BEN
Botswana				BOT		BOT
Burkina Faso				BFA		BUR
Burundi					BDI		BDI
Cameroon				CMR		CMR
Cape Verde Islands			CPV		CPV
Central African Republic		CTA		CAF
Chad					CHA		CHA
Comoros Islands				COM		COM
Congo					CGO		CGO
Congo DR (Zaire)			COD		COD
Cote d’Ivoire				CIV		CIV
Djibouti				DJI		DJI
Egypt					EGY		EGY
Equatorial Guinea			EQG		GEQ
Eritrea					ERI		ERI
Ethiopia				ETH		ETH
Gabon					GAB		GAB
Gambia					GAM		GAM
Ghana					GHA		GHA
Guinea					GUI		GUI
Guinea – Bissau				GNB		GBS
Kenya					KEN		KEN
Lesotho					LES		LES
Liberia					LBR		LBR
Libya					LBY		LBA
Madagascar				MAD		MAD
Malawi					MWI		MAL
Mali					MLI		MLI
Mauritania				MTN		MTN
Mauritius				MRI		MRI
Morocco					MAR		MAR
Mozambique				MOZ		MOZ
Namibia					NAM		NAM
Niger					NIG		NIG
Nigeria					NGA		NGR
Rwanda					RWA		RWA
Sao Tome e Principe			STP		STP
Senegal					SEN		SEN
Seychelles				SEY		SEY
Sierra Leone				SLE		SLE
Somalia					SOM		SOM
South Africa				RSA		RSA
South Sudan				SSD		-----
Sudan					SUD		SUD
Swaziland				SWZ		SWZ
Tanzania				TAN		TAN
Togo					TOG		TOG
Tunisia					TUN		TUN
Uganda					UGA		UGA
Zambia					ZAM		ZAM
Zimbabwe				ZIM		ZIM


Asia

Afghanistan				AFG		AFG
Australia				AUS		-----
Bahrain					BHR		BRN
Bangladesh				BAN		BAN
Bhutan					BHU		BHU
Brunei Darussalam			BRU		BRU
Cambodia				CAM		CAM
China PR				CHN		CHN
Chinese Taipei				TPE		TPE
East Timor				TLS		TLS
Guam					GUM		-----
Hong Kong				HKG		HKG
India					IND		IND
Indonesia				IDN		INA
Iran					IRN		IRI
Iraq					IRQ		IRQ
Japan					JPN		JPN
Jordan					JOR		JOR
Korea DPR				PRK		PRK
Korea Republic				KOR		KOR
Kuwait					KUW		KUW
Kyrgyzstan				KGZ		KGZ
Laos					LAO		LAO
Lebanon					LIB		LIB
Macao					MAC		-----
Malaysia				MAS		MAS
Maldives				MDV		MDV
Mongolia				MGL		MGL
Myanmar					MYA		MYA
Nepal					NEP		NEP
Oman					OMA		OMA
Pakistan				PAK		PAK
Palestine				PAL		PLE
Philippines				PHI		PHI
Qatar					QAT		QAT
Saudi Arabia				KSA		KSA
Singapore				SIN		SIN
Sri Lanka				SRI		SRI
Syria					SYR		SYR
Tajikistan				TJK		TJK
Thailand				THA		THA
Turkmenistan				TKM		TKM
United Arab Emirates			UAE		UAE
Uzbekistan				UZB		UZB
Vietnam 				VIE		VIE
Yemen					YEM		YEM


Europe

Albania					ALB		ALB
Andorra					AND		AND
Armenia					ARM		ARM
Austria					AUT		AUT
Azerbaijan				AZE		AZE
Belarus					BLR		BLR
Belgium					BEL		BEL
Bosnia Herzegovina			BIH		BIH
Bulgaria				BUL		BUL
Croatia					CRO		CRO
Cyprus					CYP		CYP
Czech Republic				CZE		TCH
Denmark					DEN		DEN
England					ENG		-----
Estonia					EST		EST
Faeroe Islands				FRO		-----
Finland					FIN		FIN
France					FRA		FRA
Georgia					GEO		GEO
Germany					GER		GER
Great Britain				-----		GBR
Greece					GRE		GRE
Holland					NED		NED
Hungary					HUN		HUN
Iceland					ISL		ISL
Israel					ISR		ISR
Italy					ITA		ITA
Kazakhstan				KAZ		KAZ
Latvia					LVA		LAT
Liechtenstein				LIE		LIE
Lithuania				LTU		LTU
Luxembourg				LUX		LUX
Macedonia FYR				MKD		MKD
Malta					MLT		MLT
Moldova					MDA		MDA
Monaco					-----		MON
Montenegro				MNE		MNE
Northern Ireland			NIR		-----
Norway					NOR		NOR
Poland					POL		POL
Portugal				POR		POR
Republic of Ireland			IRL		IRL
Romania					ROU		ROU
Russia					RUS		RUS
San Marino				SMR		SMR
Scotland				SCO		-----
Serbia					SRB		SRB
Slovakia				SVK		SVK
Slovenia				SVN		SLO
Spain					ESP		ESP
Sweden					SWE		SWE
Switzerland				SUI		SUI
Turkey					TUR		TUR
Ukraine					UKR		UKR
Wales					WAL		-----
Vatican					-----		VAT


North America

Anguilla				AIA		-----
Antigua & Barbuda			ATG		ANT
Aruba					ARU		ARU
Bahamas					BAH		BAH
Barbados				BRB		BAR
Belize					BLZ		BIZ
Bermuda					BER		BER
British Virgin Islands			VGB		IVB
Canada					CAN		CAN
Cayman Islands				CAY		CAY
Costa Rica				CRC		CRC
Cuba					CUB		CUB
Curacao					CUW		-----	
Dominica				DMA		DMA
Dominican Republic			DOM		DOM
El Salvador				SLV		ESA
Grenada					GRN		GRN
Guatemala				GUA		GUA
Guyana					GUY		GUY
Haiti					HAI		HAI
Honduras				HON		HON
Jamaica					JAM		JAM
Mexico					MEX		MEX
Montserrat				MSR		-----
Nicaragua				NCA		NCA
Panama					PAN		PAN
Puerto Rico				PUR		PUR
St Kitts & Nevis			SKN		SKN
St Lucia				LCA		LCA
St Vincent & The Grenadines		VIN		VIN
Surinam					SUR		SUR
Trinidad & Tobago			TRI		TRI
Turks & Caicos Islands			TCA		-----
United States of America		USA		USA
United States Virgin Islands		VIR		ISV


Oceania

American Samoa				ASA		ASA
Australia				-----		AUS
Cook Islands				COK		COK
Fiji					FIJ		FIJ
Guam					-----		GUM
Kiribati				-----		KIR
Marshall Islands			-----		MHL
Micronesia				-----		FSM
Nauru					-----		NRU
New Caledonia				NCL		-----
New Zealand				NZL		NZL
Palau					-----		PLW
Papua New Guinea			PNG		PNG
Samoa					SAM		SAM
Solomon Islands				SOL		SOL
Tahiti					TAH		-----
Tonga					TGA		TGA
Tuvalu					-----		TUV
Vanuatu					VAN		VAN


South America

Argentina				ARG		ARG
Bolivia					BOL		BOL
Brazil					BRA		BRA
Chile					CHI		CHI
Colombia				COL		COL
Ecuador					ECU		ECU
Paraguay				PAR		PAR
Peru					PER		PER
Uruguay					URU		URU
Venezuela				VEN		VEN


Old FIFA/IOC Codes

Commonwealth of Independent States	CIS		EUN
Czechoslovakia				TCH		TCH
East Germany				DDR		GDR
Netherland Antilles			ANT		AHO
North Vietnam				VNO		
North Yemen				NYE		YAR
Saarland				SAA		SAA
Serbia & Montenegro			SCG		SCG
South Vietnam				VSO		VIE
South Yemen				SYE		YMD
Soviet Union				URS		URS
West Germany				FRG		FRG
Yugoslavia				YUG		YUG


Old Names of Countries/Independent States

Bohemia (Later Czechoslovakia)		BOH		BOH
Burma (Today Myanmar)			BUR		BIR
Ceylon (Today Sri Lanka)		CEY		CEY
Congo-Kinshasa (Later Zaire)		CKN		COD
Congo-Brazzaville (Today Congo)		COB		
Czechoslovakia * (See Below)		TCH		CSV
Dahomey (Today Benin)			DAH		DAH
Dutch Indies (Today Indonesia)		DEI		IHO
New Hebrides (Today Vanuatu)		HEB		
Palestine (Today Israel/Jordan)		PAL		PAL
Rhodesia (Today Zimbabwe)		RHO		RHO
Tanganyika (Today part of Tanzania)	TAA		TAN
Taiwan (Today Chinese Taipei)		TAI		TAI
United Arab Republic			UAR		RAU
Upper Volta (Today Burkina Faso)	UPV		UPV
Western Samoa (Today Samoa)		WSM		SAM
Zaire (Today Congo DR)			ZAI		ZAI

* = Czech Republic & Slovakia



196 are members of both FIFA & IOC. 21 of these members have different 
codes.

13 are members of FIFA but are not yet members of the IOC:

Anguilla, Curacao, England, Faeroe Islands, Macao, Montserrat, New Caledonia, 
Northern Ireland, Scotland, South Sudan, Tahiti, Turks & Caicos Islands 
and Wales

5 are members of the IOC but are not yet members of FIFA or a regional 
Confederation:

Great Britain, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru and Vatican

14 Countries/Independent States/Overseas Territories/Regions are 
members of a regional Confederation but not of FIFA: 

Northern Mariana Islands (AFC), Reunion & Zanzibar (CAF), 
French Guyana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Martin & Sint Maarten 
(CONCACAF), Gibraltar (Europe), Kiribati, Micronesia, Niue Islands, 
Palau & Tuvalu (OFC)
(4 of the above are IOC members: Kiribati, Micronesia, Palau & Tuvalu)

3 Countries/Independent States/Overseas Territories/Regions are not 
yet members of either FIFA or the IOC:

Wallis & Futuna (Oceania), Kosovo (Europe), Greenland (CONCACAF)

113 are Non Independent Countries/States/Overseas Territories/Regions:

Abkhazia, Aland Islands, Alderney, Andalusia, Anglesey, Antarctica, 
Antigua, Aragon, Ascension Islands, Asturias, Azores, Balearic Islands, 
Barbuda, Basque, Bohemia, Bonaire, Bornholm, Bougainville, Bouvet Islands, 
Brittany, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castilla y la Mancha, Castilla y Leon, 
Catalonia, Ceuta, Chagos Islands, Chatham Islands, Chechnya, Christmas Island, 
Ciskei Republic, Cocos Islands, Corsica, Crete, Crimea, Dagestan, Darfur, 
Easter Island, Falkland Islands, French Polynesia, French Southern & Antarctic Lands, 
Galicia, Gotland, Guernsey, Hawaii, Heard & McDonald Islands, Hutt River, 
Ingushetia, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Jersey, Juan Fernandez Island, 
Kashmir, Kurdistan, Lapland, Lord Howe Island, Madeira Islands, Mayotte, 
Melilla, Murcia, Nagorno – Karabakh, Navarra, Nevis, Norfolk Islands, 
North Cyprus, Occitana, Orkney Islands, Padania, Pitcairn Islands, 
Prince Edward Island, Puntland, Quebec, Republic of Srpska, Rhodes, 
Rodrigues, Rom, St Barthelemy, St Croix, St Helena, St Kitts, St Pierre & Miquelon, 
St Thomas/St John, Saar, Sardinia, Sark, Sealand, Seborga, Shetlands Islands, 
Sikkim, Somaliland, South Georgia & The Sandwich Islands, South Lower Saxony, 
South Moluccas, Southern Cameroon, Svalbard, Tanganyika, Tasmania, Tibet, 
Timor, Tobago, Tokelau, Tortola, Trans Drestria, Trinidad, Tristan da Cunha, 
Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands, Vojvodina, Wake Islands, West Kordofan, West Papua, 
West Timor, Western Islands, Western Sahara




Totals

209 are members of FIFA
205 are members of the IOC

NB: Australia now play Football under the banner of the AFC.
    Guam also now play Football under the banner of the AFC but are the 
    same as Australia, members of the Oceania region for the Olympics.

Please note that the next update to this file will come when either 
the IOC or FIFA admit any new members.




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Prepared and maintained by Iain Jeffree for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Iain Jeffree (iainjeffree277@hotmail.com)
Last updated: 5 Jun 2012

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