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Country and County Codes - British Isles

NOTE: These codes, a superset of the the ISO 3166-2:GB and BS 6879 codes, were created by Dr Colin Chapman. A more complete list of Chapman codes, also covering the 1975-1996 counties (not used in GENUKI) is to be found in Wikipedia.

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T W Y

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A

ABD     Aberdeenshire, Scotland
AGY     Anglesey, Wales
ALD     Alderney, Channel Islands
ANS     Angus, Scotland
ANT     Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland
ARL     Argyllshire, Scotland
ARM     Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland
AVN     Avon, England
AYR     Ayrshire, Scotland

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B

BAN     Banffshire, Scotland
BDF     Bedfordshire, England
BEW     Berwickshire, Scotland
BKM     Buckinghamshire, England
BOR     Borders, Scotland
BRE     Breconshire, Wales
BRK     Berkshire, England
BUT     Bute, Scotland

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C

CAE     Caernarvonshire, Wales
CAI     Caithness, Scotland
CAM     Cambridgeshire, England
CAR     Co. Carlow, Ireland
CAV     Co. Cavan, Ireland
CEN     Central, Scotland
CGN     Cardiganshire, Wales
CHI     Channel Islands (Sometimes just "CI")
CHS     Cheshire, England
CLA     Co. Clare, Ireland
CLK     Clackmannanshire, Scotland
CLV     Cleveland, England
CMA     Cumbria, England
CMN     Carmarthenshire, Wales
CON     Cornwall, England
COR     Co. Cork, Ireland
CUL     Cumberland, England
CWD     Clwyd, Wales

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D

DBY     Derbyshire, England
DEN     Denbighshire, Wales
DEV     Devon, England
DFD     Dyfed, Wales
DFS     Dumfries-shire, Scotland
DGY     Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
DNB     Dunbartonshire, Scotland
DON     Co. Donegal, Ireland
DOR     Dorset, England
DOW     Co. Down, Northern Ireland
DUB     Co. Dublin, Ireland
DUR     Co. Durham, England

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E

ELN     East Lothian, Scotland
ENG     England
ERY     East Riding of Yorkshire, England
ESS     Essex, England

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F

FER     Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
FIF     Fife, Scotland
FLN     Flintshire, Wales

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G

GAL     Co. Galway, Ireland
GLA     Glamorgan, Wales
GLS     Gloucestershire, England
GMP     Grampian, Scotland
GNT     Gwent, Wales
GSY     Guernsey, Channel Islands
GTM     Greater Manchester, England
GWN     Gwynedd, Wales

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H

HAM     Hampshire, England
HEF     Herefordshire, England
HLD     Highland, Scotland
HRT     Hertfordshire, England
HUM     Humberside, England
HUN     Huntingdonshire, England
HWR     Hereford and Worcester, England

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I

INV     Inverness-shire, Scotland
IOM     Isle of Man
IOW     Isle of Wight, England
IRL     Ireland

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J

JSY     Jersey, Channel Islands

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K

KCD     Kincardineshire, Scotland
KEN     Kent, England
KER     Co. Kerry, Ireland
KID     Co. Kildare, Ireland
KIK     Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
KKD     Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
KRS     Kinross-shire, Scotland

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L

LAN     Lancashire, England
LDY     Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland
LEI     Leicestershire, England
LET     Co. Leitrim, Ireland
LEX     Co. Laois, Ireland
LIM     Co. Limerick, Ireland
LIN     Lincolnshire, England
LKS     Lanarkshire, Scotland
LND     London, England
LOG     Co. Longford, Ireland
LOU     Co. Louth, Ireland
LTN     Lothian, Scotland

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M

MAY     Co. Mayo, Ireland
MDX     Middlesex, England
MEA     Co. Meath, Ireland
MER     Merionethshire, Wales
MGM     Mid Glamorgan, Wales
MGY     Montgomeryshire, Wales
MLN     Midlothian, Scotland
MOG     Co. Monaghan, Ireland
MON     Monmouthshire, Wales
MOR     Morayshire, Scotland
MSY     Merseyside, England

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N

NAI     Nairn, Scotland
NBL     Northumberland, England
NFK     Norfolk, England
NIR     Northern Ireland
NRY     North Riding of Yorkshire, England
NTH     Northamptonshire, England
NTT     Nottinghamshire, England
NYK     North Yorkshire, England

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O

OFF     Co. Offaly, Ireland
OKI     Orkney, Scotland
OXF     Oxfordshire, England

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P

PEE     Peebles-shire, Scotland
PEM     Pembrokeshire, Wales
PER     Perth, Scotland
POW     Powys, Wales

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R

RAD     Radnorshire, Wales
RFW     Renfrewshire, Scotland
ROC     Ross and Cromarty, Scotland
ROS     Co. Roscommon, Ireland
ROX     Roxburghshire, Scotland
RUT     Rutland, England

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S

SAL     Shropshire, England
SCT     Scotland
SEL     Selkirkshire, Scotland
SFK     Suffolk, England
SGM     South Glamorgan, Wales
SHI     Shetland, Scotland
SLI     Co. Sligo, Ireland
SOM     Somerset, England
SRK     Sark, Channel Islands
SRY     Surrey, England
SSX     Sussex, England
STD     Strathclyde, Scotland
STI     Stirlingshire, Scotland
STS     Staffordshire, England
SUT     Sutherland, Scotland
SXE     East Sussex, England
SXW     West Sussex, England
SYK     South Yorkshire, England

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T

TAY     Tayside, Scotland
TIP     Co. Tipperary, Ireland
TWR     Tyne and Wear, England
TYR     Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland

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W

WLS     Wales
WAR     Warwickshire, England
WAT     Co. Waterford, Ireland
WEM     Co. Westmeath, Ireland
WES     Westmorland, England
WEX     Co. Wexford, Ireland
WGM     West Glamorgan, Wales
WIC   Co. Wicklow, Ireland
WIG     Wigtownshire, Scotland
WIL     Wiltshire, England
WIS     Western Isles, Scotland
WLN     West Lothian, Scotland
WMD     West Midlands, England
WOR     Worcestershire, England
WRY     West Riding of Yorkshire, England
WYK     West Yorkshire, England

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Y

YKS     Yorkshire, England
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