ISO 3166-2:CW

ISO 3166-2:CW is the entry for Curaçao 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 no ISO 3166-2 codes are defined in the entry for Curaçao. The territory has no defined subdivisions.

Curaçao, a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, is officially assigned the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code CW. Moreover, it is also assigned the ISO 3166-2 code NL-CW under the entry for the Netherlands.[1]


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:

Newsletter Date issued Description of change in newsletter
Newsletter II-3 2011-12-13
Addition of code to align ISO 3166-1 and ISO 3166-2.


  1. ^ "ISO 3166-1 Newsletter VI-8 (2010-12-15):Code elements for Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten (Dutch part), update of other territories and minor correction" (PDF). ISO. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2011.

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