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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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[Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 - Brian Randell]