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MARC Code List for Geographic Areas

Part 2: Code Sequence

Discontinued codes are identified by a hyphen preceding the first letter in the code string.

code geographic area
a Asia
a-af Afghanistan
a-ai Armenia (Republic)
a-aj Azerbaijan
a-ba Bahrain
a-bg Bangladesh
a-bn Borneo
a-br Burma
a-bt Bhutan
a-bx Brunei
a-cb Cambodia
a-cc China
a-cc-an Anhui Sheng (China)
a-cc-ch Zhejiang Sheng (China)
a-cc-cq Chongqing (China)
a-cc-fu Fujian Sheng (China)
a-cc-ha Hainan Sheng (China)
a-cc-he Heilongjiang Sheng (China)
a-cc-hh Hubei Sheng (China)
a-cc-hk Hong Kong (China)
a-cc-ho Henan Sheng (China)
a-cc-hp Hebei Sheng (China)
a-cc-hu Hunan Sheng (China)
a-cc-im Inner Mongolia (China)
a-cc-ka Gansu Sheng (China)
a-cc-kc Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu (China)
a-cc-ki Jiangxi Sheng (China)
a-cc-kn Guangdong Sheng (China)
a-cc-kr Jilin Sheng (China)
a-cc-ku Jiangsu Sheng (China)
a-cc-kw Guizhou Sheng (China)
a-cc-lp Liaoning Sheng (China)
a-cc-mh Macau (China : Special Administrative Region)
a-cc-nn Ningxia Huizu Zizhiqu (China)
a-cc-pe Beijing (China)
a-cc-sh Shanxi Sheng (China)
a-cc-sm Shanghai (China)
a-cc-sp Shandong Sheng (China)
a-cc-ss Shaanxi Sheng (China)
a-cc-su Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (China)
a-cc-sz Sichuan Sheng (China)
a-cc-ti Tibet (China)
a-cc-tn Tianjin (China)
a-cc-ts Qinghai Sheng (China)
a-cc-yu Yunnan Sheng (China)
a-ccg Yangtze River (China)
a-cck Kunlun Mountains (China and India)
a-ccp Bo Hai (China)
a-ccs Xi River (China)
a-ccy Yellow River (China)
a-ce Sri Lanka
a-ch Taiwan
a-cy Cyprus
a-em Timor-Leste
a-gs Georgia (Republic)
-a-hk Hong Kong
a-ii India
a-io Indonesia
a-iq Iraq
a-ir Iran
a-is Israel
a-ja Japan
a-jo Jordan
a-kg Kyrgyzstan
a-kn Korea (North)
a-ko Korea (South)
a-kr Korea
a-ku Kuwait
a-kz Kazakhstan
a-le Lebanon
a-ls Laos
-a-mh Macao
a-mk Oman
a-mp Mongolia
a-my Malaysia
a-np Nepal
a-nw New Guinea
-a-ok Okinawa
a-ph Philippines
a-pk Pakistan
a-pp Papua New Guinea
-a-pt Portuguese Timor
a-qa Qatar
a-si Singapore
-a-sk Sikkim
a-su Saudi Arabia
a-sy Syria
a-ta Tajikistan
a-th Thailand
a-tk Turkmenistan
a-ts United Arab Emirates
a-tu Turkey
a-uz Uzbekistan
-a-vn Viet Nam, North
-a-vs Viet Nam, South
a-vt Vietnam
a-ye Yemen (Republic)
-a-ys Yemen (People's Democratic Republic)
aa Amur River (China and Russia)
ab Bengal, Bay of
ac Asia, Central
ae East Asia
af Thailand, Gulf of
ag Mekong River
ah Himalaya Mountains
ai Indochina
ak Caspian Sea
am Malaya
an East China Sea
ao South China Sea
aopf Paracel Islands
aoxp Spratly Islands
ap Persian Gulf
ar Arabian Peninsula
as Southeast Asia
at Tien Shan
au Arabian Sea
aw Middle East
awba West Bank
awgz Gaza Strip
-awiu Israel-Syria Demilitarized Zones
-awiw Israel-Jordan Demilitarized Zones
-awiy Iraq-Saudi Arabia Neutral Zone
ay Yellow Sea
az South Asia
b Commonwealth countries
c Intercontinental areas (Western Hemisphere)
cc Caribbean Area; Caribbean Sea
cl Latin America
-cm Middle America
-cr Circumcaribbean
d Developing countries
dd Developed countries
e Europe
e-aa Albania
e-an Andorra
e-au Austria
e-be Belgium
e-bn Bosnia and Hercegovina
e-bu Bulgaria
e-bw Belarus
e-ci Croatia
e-cs Czechoslovakia
e-dk Denmark
e-er Estonia
e-fi Finland
e-fr France
e-ge Germany (East)
e-gi Gibraltar
e-gr Greece
e-gw Germany (West)
e-gx Germany
e-hu Hungary
e-ic Iceland
e-ie Ireland
e-it Italy
e-kv Kosovo
e-lh Liechtenstein
e-li Lithuania
e-lu Luxembourg
e-lv Latvia
e-mc Monaco
e-mm Malta
e-mo Montenegro
e-mv Moldova
e-ne Netherlands
e-no Norway
e-pl Poland
e-po Portugal
e-rb Serbia
e-rm Romania
e-ru Russia (Federation)
e-sm San Marino
e-sp Spain
e-sw Sweden
e-sz Switzerland
e-uk Great Britain
e-uk-en England
e-uk-ni Northern Ireland
e-uk-st Scotland
e-uk-ui Great Britain Miscellaneous Island Dependencies
e-uk-wl Wales
e-un Ukraine
e-ur Russia. Russian Empire. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics
-e-ur-ai Armenia (Republic)
-e-ur-aj Azerbaijan
-e-ur-bw Belarus
-e-ur-er Estonia
-e-ur-gs Georgia (Republic)
-e-ur-kg Kyrgyzstan
-e-ur-kz Kazakhstan
-e-ur-li Lithuania
-e-ur-lv Latvia
-e-ur-mv Moldova
-e-ur-ru Russia (Federation)
-e-ur-ta Tajikistan
-e-ur-tk Turkmenistan
-e-ur-un Ukraine
-e-ur-uz Uzbekistan
e-urc Central Chernozem Region (Russia)
e-ure Siberia, Eastern (Russia)
e-urf Russian Far East (Russia)
e-urk Caucasus
-e-url Central Region, RSFSR
e-urn Soviet Union, Northwestern
-e-uro Soviet Central Asia
e-urp Volga River (Russia)
e-urr Caucasus, Northern (Russia)
e-urs Siberia (Russia)
e-uru Ural Mountains (Russia)
-e-urv Volgo-Viatskii Region, RSFSR
e-urw Siberia, Western (Russia)
e-vc Vatican City
e-xn Macedonia (Republic)
e-xo Slovakia
e-xr Czech Republic
e-xv Slovenia
e-yu Serbia and Montenegro; Yugoslavia
ea Alps
eb Baltic States
ec Europe, Central
ed Balkan Peninsula
ee Europe, Eastern
-ei Iberian Peninsula
el Benelux countries
en Europe, Northern
eo Danube River
ep Pyrenees
er Rhine River
es Europe, Southern
-et Europe, East Central
ev Scandinavia
ew Europe, Western
f Africa
f-ae Algeria
f-ao Angola
f-bd Burundi
f-bs Botswana
-f-by Biafra
f-cd Chad
f-cf Congo (Brazzaville)
f-cg Congo (Democratic Republic)
f-cm Cameroon
f-cx Central African Republic
f-dm Benin
f-ea Eritrea
f-eg Equatorial Guinea
f-et Ethiopia
f-ft Djibouti
f-gh Ghana
f-gm Gambia
f-go Gabon
f-gv Guinea
-f-if Ifni
f-iv Côte d'Ivoire
f-ke Kenya
f-lb Liberia
f-lo Lesotho
f-ly Libya
f-mg Madagascar
f-ml Mali
f-mr Morocco
f-mu Mauritania
f-mw Malawi
f-mz Mozambique
f-ng Niger
f-nr Nigeria
f-pg Guinea-Bissau
f-rh Zimbabwe
f-rw Rwanda
f-sa South Africa
f-sd South Sudan
f-sf Sao Tome and Principe
f-sg Senegal
f-sh Spanish North Africa
f-sj Sudan
f-sl Sierra Leone
f-so Somalia
f-sq Swaziland
f-ss Western Sahara
f-sx Namibia
f-tg Togo
f-ti Tunisia
f-tz Tanzania
f-ua Egypt
f-ug Uganda
f-uv Burkina Faso
f-za Zambia
fa Atlas Mountains
fb Africa, Sub-Saharan
fc Africa, Central
fd Sahara
fe Africa, Eastern
ff Africa, North
fg Congo River
fh Africa, Northeast
fi Niger River
fl Nile River
fn Sudan (Region)
fq Africa, French-speaking Equatorial
fr Great Rift Valley
fs Africa, Southern
fu Suez Canal (Egypt)
fv Volta River (Ghana)
fw Africa, West
fz Zambezi River
h French Community
i Indian Ocean
i-bi British Indian Ocean Territory
i-cq Comoros
i-fs Terres australes et antarctiques françaises
i-hm Heard and McDonald Islands
i-mf Mauritius
i-my Mayotte
i-re Réunion
i-se Seychelles
i-xa Christmas Island (Indian Ocean)
i-xb Cocos (Keeling) Islands
i-xc Maldives
-i-xo Socotra Island
l Atlantic Ocean
ln North Atlantic Ocean
lnaz Azores
lnbm Bermuda Islands
lnca Canary Islands
lncv Cabo Verde
lnfa Faroe Islands
lnjn Jan Mayen Island
lnma Madeira Islands
lnsb Svalbard (Norway)
ls South Atlantic Ocean
lsai Ascension Island (Atlantic Ocean)
lsbv Bouvet Island
lsfk Falkland Islands
lstd Tristan da Cunha
lsxj Saint Helena
lsxs South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
m Intercontinental areas (Eastern Hemisphere)
ma Arab countries
mb Black Sea
me Eurasia
mm Mediterranean Region; Mediterranean Sea
mr Red Sea
n North America
n-cn Canada
n-cn-ab Alberta
n-cn-bc British Columbia
n-cn-mb Manitoba
n-cn-nf Newfoundland and Labrador
n-cn-nk New Brunswick
n-cn-ns Nova Scotia
n-cn-nt Northwest Territories
n-cn-nu Nunavut
n-cn-on Ontario
n-cn-pi Prince Edward Island
n-cn-qu Québec (Province)
n-cn-sn Saskatchewan
n-cn-yk Yukon Territory
n-cnh Hudson Bay
n-cnm Maritime Provinces
n-cnp Prairie Provinces
n-gl Greenland
n-mx Mexico
n-us United States
n-us-ak Alaska
n-us-al Alabama
n-us-ar Arkansas
n-us-az Arizona
n-us-ca California
n-us-co Colorado
n-us-ct Connecticut
n-us-dc Washington (D.C.)
n-us-de Delaware
n-us-fl Florida
n-us-ga Georgia
n-us-hi Hawaii
n-us-ia Iowa
n-us-id Idaho
n-us-il Illinois
n-us-in Indiana
n-us-ks Kansas
n-us-ky Kentucky
n-us-la Louisiana
n-us-ma Massachusetts
n-us-md Maryland
n-us-me Maine
n-us-mi Michigan
n-us-mn Minnesota
n-us-mo Missouri
n-us-ms Mississippi
n-us-mt Montana
n-us-nb Nebraska
n-us-nc North Carolina
n-us-nd North Dakota
n-us-nh New Hampshire
n-us-nj New Jersey
n-us-nm New Mexico
n-us-nv Nevada
n-us-ny New York
n-us-oh Ohio
n-us-ok Oklahoma
n-us-or Oregon
n-us-pa Pennsylvania
n-us-ri Rhode Island
n-us-sc South Carolina
n-us-sd South Dakota
n-us-tn Tennessee
n-us-tx Texas
n-us-ut Utah
n-us-va Virginia
n-us-vt Vermont
n-us-wa Washington (State)
n-us-wi Wisconsin
n-us-wv West Virginia
n-us-wy Wyoming
n-usa Appalachian Mountains
n-usc Middle West
n-use Northeastern States
n-usl Middle Atlantic States
n-usm Mississippi River
n-usn New England
n-uso Ohio River
n-usp West (U.S.)
n-usr East (U.S.)
n-uss Missouri River
n-ust Southwest, New
n-usu Southern States
-n-usw Northwest (U.S.)
n-xl Saint Pierre and Miquelon
nc Central America
ncbh Belize
nccr Costa Rica
nccz Canal Zone
nces El Salvador
ncgt Guatemala
ncho Honduras
ncnq Nicaragua
ncpn Panama
nl Great Lakes (North America); Lake States
nm Mexico, Gulf of
np Great Plains
nr Rocky Mountains
nw West Indies
nwaq Antigua and Barbuda
nwaw Aruba
nwbb Barbados
-nwbc Barbuda
nwbf Bahamas
nwbn Bonaire
nwcj Cayman Islands
nwco Curaçao
nwcu Cuba
nwdq Dominica
nwdr Dominican Republic
nweu Sint Eustatius
-nwga Greater Antilles
nwgd Grenada
nwgp Guadeloupe
-nwgs Grenadines
nwhi Hispaniola
nwht Haiti
nwjm Jamaica
nwla Antilles, Lesser
nwli Leeward Islands (West Indies)
nwmj Montserrat
nwmq Martinique
-nwna Netherlands Antilles
nwpr Puerto Rico
-nwsb Saint-Barthélemy
nwsc Saint-Barthélemy
nwsd Saba
nwsn Sint Maarten
nwst Saint-Martin
nwsv Swan Islands (Honduras)
nwtc Turks and Caicos Islands
nwtr Trinidad and Tobago
nwuc United States Miscellaneous Caribbean Islands
nwvb British Virgin Islands
nwvi Virgin Islands of the United States
-nwvr Virgin Islands
nwwi Windward Islands (West Indies)
nwxa Anguilla
nwxi Saint Kitts and Nevis
nwxk Saint Lucia
nwxm Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
p Pacific Ocean
pn North Pacific Ocean
po Oceania
poas American Samoa
pobp Solomon Islands
poci Caroline Islands
-pocp Canton and Enderbury Islands
pocw Cook Islands
poea Easter Island
pofj Fiji
pofp French Polynesia
pogg Galapagos Islands
-pogn Gilbert and Ellice Islands
pogu Guam
poji Johnston Island
pokb Kiribati
poki Kermadec Islands
poln Line Islands
pome Melanesia
pomi Micronesia (Federated States)
ponl New Caledonia
ponn Vanuatu
ponu Nauru
popc Pitcairn Island
popl Palau
pops Polynesia
-pory Ryukyu Islands, Southern
-posc Santa Cruz Islands
posh Samoan Islands
-posn Solomon Islands
potl Tokelau
poto Tonga
pott Micronesia
potv Tuvalu
poup United States Miscellaneous Pacific Islands
powf Wallis and Futuna Islands
powk Wake Island
pows Samoa
poxd Mariana Islands
poxe Marshall Islands
poxf Midway Islands
poxh Niue
ps South Pacific Ocean
q Cold regions
r Arctic Ocean; Arctic regions
s South America
s-ag Argentina
s-bl Brazil
s-bo Bolivia
s-ck Colombia
s-cl Chile
s-ec Ecuador
s-fg French Guiana
s-gy Guyana
s-pe Peru
s-py Paraguay
s-sr Suriname
s-uy Uruguay
s-ve Venezuela
sa Amazon River
sn Andes
sp Rio de la Plata (Argentina and Uruguay)
t Antarctic Ocean; Antarctica
-t-ay Antarctica
u Australasia
u-ac Ashmore and Cartier Islands
u-at Australia
u-at-ac Australian Capital Territory
u-atc Central Australia
u-ate Eastern Australia
u-atn Northern Australia
u-at-ne New South Wales
u-at-no Northern Territory
u-at-qn Queensland
u-at-sa South Australia
u-at-tm Tasmania
u-at-vi Victoria
u-at-we Western Australia
u-cs Coral Sea Islands
u-nz New Zealand
-v Communist countries
w Tropics
x Earth
xa Eastern Hemisphere
xb Northern Hemisphere
xc Southern Hemisphere
xd Western Hemisphere
zd Deep space
zju Jupiter
zma Mars
zme Mercury
zmo Moon
zne Neptune
zo Outer space
zpl Pluto
zs Solar system
zsa Saturn
zsu Sun
zur Uranus
zve Venus

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