ISO 3166-2:AO is the entry for Angola in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

Currently for Angola, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 18 provinces.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is AO, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Angola. The second part is three letters.

Current codes edit

Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA).

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Code Subdivision name (pt) Local variant
AO-BGO Bengo
AO-BGU Benguela
AO-CAB Cabinda
AO-CCU Cuando Cubango Kuando Kubango
AO-CNO Cuanza-Norte Kwanza Norte
AO-CUS Cuanza-Sul Kwanza Sul
AO-CNN Cunene
AO-HUA Huambo
AO-HUI Huíla
AO-LUA Luanda
AO-LNO Lunda-Norte
AO-LSU Lunda-Sul
AO-MAL Malange
AO-MOX Moxico
AO-NAM Namibe
AO-ZAI Zaire

Changes edit

The following changes to the entry have been announced in newsletters by the ISO 3166/MA since the first publication of ISO 3166-2 in 1998. ISO stopped issuing newsletters in 2013.

Newsletter Date issued Description of change in newsletter
Newsletter I-2 2002-05-21 Spelling correction in AO-ZAI

The following changes to the entry are listed on ISO's online catalogue, the Online Browsing Platform:

Effective date of change Short description of change (en)
2014-10-29 Change spelling of AO-CNO, AO-CUS, and AO-CCU; update List Source
2014-12-18 Correct spelling of AO-CNO and AO-CUS
2015-02-12 Correct spelling of AO-CCU
2015-11-27 Update List Source
2020-11-24 Change of spelling of AO-CCU, AO-CNO, AO-CUS, AO-LNO, AO-LSU; Addition of local variation for AO-CCU, AO-CNO, AO-CUS; Update List Source

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