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Currently for Italy, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for two levels of subdivisions:

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is IT, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Italy. The second part is either of the following:

  • two digits: regions
  • two letters: provinces, free communal consortia and metropolitan cities

For the regions, the first digit indicates the geographical region where the subdivision is in:

For provinces, the two-letter part is an abbreviation of the province name, such as 'PG' for Perugia, although, as an exception, the code for former Medio Campidano (IT-VS) whose name was based on its two capitals, Villacidro and Sanluri.

Vehicle registration platesEdit

The two-letter provincial codes were used in vehicle registration plates between 1905 and 1994 (except for Rome, whose vehicle code has always been ROMA instead of RM).

In 1994, a new universal notation was introduced, dropping the province code entirely. This proved to be unpopular, and the two-letter code (or "ROMA") has been allowed to be added to a new, EU-style, blue border of the plates since 1999.

Current codesEdit

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

ISO 639-1 codes are used to represent subdivision names in the following administrative languages:

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Code Subdivision name (it)[note 1] Subdivision name (en)[note 2]
IT-65   Abruzzo Abruzzo
IT-77   Basilicata Basilicata
IT-78   Calabria Calabria
IT-72   Campania Campania
IT-45   Emilia-Romagna Emilia-Romagna
IT-36   Friuli-Venezia Giulia Friuli-Venezia Giulia
IT-62   Lazio Lazio
IT-42   Liguria Liguria
IT-25   Lombardia Lombardy
IT-57   Marche Marche
IT-67   Molise Molise
IT-21   Piemonte Piedmont
IT-75   Puglia Apulia
IT-88   Sardegna Sardinia
IT-82   Sicilia Sicily
IT-52   Toscana Tuscany
IT-32   Trentino-Alto Adige, Trentino-Südtirol (de) Trentino-South Tyrol
IT-55   Umbria Umbria
IT-23   Valle d'Aosta, Val d'Aoste (fr) Aosta Valley
IT-34   Veneto Veneto
  1. ^ Names are in Italian (it) except where noted.
  2. ^ For reference only, English name not included in the ISO 3166-2 standard.


Code Subdivision name In region
IT-AL Alessandria 21
IT-AN Ancona 57
IT-AO Aosta, Aoste (fr) 23
IT-AR Arezzo 52
IT-AP Ascoli Piceno 57
IT-AT Asti 21
IT-AV Avellino 72
IT-BT Barletta-Andria-Trani 75
IT-BL Belluno 34
IT-BN Benevento 72
IT-BG Bergamo 25
IT-BI Biella 21
IT-BZ Bolzano, Bozen (de) 32
IT-BS Brescia 25
IT-BR Brindisi 75
IT-CB Campobasso 67
IT-CE Caserta 72
IT-CZ Catanzaro 78
IT-CH Chieti 65
IT-CO Como 25
IT-CS Cosenza 78
IT-CR Cremona 25
IT-KR Crotone 78
IT-CN Cuneo 21
IT-FM Fermo 57
IT-FE Ferrara 45
IT-FG Foggia 75
IT-FC Forlì-Cesena 45
IT-FR Frosinone 62
IT-GR Grosseto 52
IT-IM Imperia 42
IT-IS Isernia 67
IT-SP La Spezia 42
IT-AQ L'Aquila 65
IT-LT Latina 62
IT-LE Lecce 75
IT-LC Lecco 25
IT-LI Livorno 52
IT-LO Lodi 25
IT-LU Lucca 52
IT-MC Macerata 57
IT-MN Mantova 25
IT-MS Massa-Carrara 52
IT-MT Matera 77
IT-MO Modena 45
IT-MB Monza e Brianza 25
IT-NO Novara 21
IT-NU Nuoro 88
IT-OR Oristano 88
IT-PD Padova 34
IT-PR Parma 45
IT-PV Pavia 25
IT-PG Perugia 55
IT-PU Pesaro e Urbino 57
IT-PE Pescara 65
IT-PC Piacenza 45
IT-PI Pisa 52
IT-PT Pistoia 52
IT-PZ Potenza 77
IT-PO Prato 52
IT-RA Ravenna 45
IT-RE Reggio Emilia 45
IT-RI Rieti 62
IT-RN Rimini 45
IT-RO Rovigo 34
IT-SA Salerno 72
IT-SS Sassari 88
IT-SV Savona 42
IT-SI Siena 52
IT-SO Sondrio 25
IT-SD Sud Sardegna 88
IT-TA Taranto 75
IT-TE Teramo 65
IT-TR Terni 55
IT-TN Trento 32
IT-TV Treviso 34
IT-VA Varese 25
IT-VB Verbano-Cusio-Ossola 21
IT-VC Vercelli 21
IT-VR Verona 34
IT-VV Vibo Valentia 78
IT-VI Vicenza 34
IT-VT Viterbo 62

Free communal consortiaEdit

Code Subdivision name In region
IT-AG Agrigento 82
IT-CL Caltanissetta 82
IT-EN Enna 82
IT-RG Ragusa 82
IT-SR Siracusa 82
IT-TP Trapani 82

Metropolitan citiesEdit

Code Subdivision name In region
IT-BA Bari 75
IT-BO Bologna 45
IT-CA Cagliari 88
IT-CT Catania 82
IT-FI Firenze 52
IT-GE Genova 42
IT-ME Messina 82
IT-MI Milano 25
IT-NA Napoli 72
IT-PA Palermo 82
IT-RC Reggio Calabria 78
IT-RM Roma 62
IT-TO Torino 21
IT-VE Venezia 34


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 Code/Subdivision change
Newsletter I-1 2000-06-21 Correction of spelling mistakes of names of 2 provinces
Newsletter I-8 2007-04-17 Modification of the administrative structure Subdivisions added:
IT-CI Carbonia-Iglesias
IT-VS Medio Campidano
IT-OG Ogliastra
IT-OT Olbia-Tempio
Newsletter II-1 2010-02-03
Addition of the country code prefix as the first code element, administrative update Subdivisions added:
IT-BT Barletta-Andria-Trani
IT-FM Fermo
IT-MB Monza e Brianza
IT-FO Forlì → IT-FC Forlì-Cesena
Newsletter II-2 2010-06-30 Corrections from Newsletters I-1 and I-8 Codes: (to correct inconsistencies between newsletters)
Medio Campidano: IT-MAIT-VS
Olbia-Tempio IT-OLIT-OT
Pesaro e Urbino IT-PSIT-PU
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2019-04-09 Addition of province IT-SD; Addition of category names free communal consortia and metropolitan cities in eng,fra and ita; Change of category name from province to free communal consortia for IT-AG, IT-CL, IT-EN, IT-RG, IT-SR, IT-TP; Change of category name from province to metropolitan city for IT-BA, IT-BO, IT-CA, IT-CT, IT-FI, IT-GE, IT-ME, IT-MI, IT-NA, IT-PA, IT-RC, IT-RM, IT-TO, IT-VE; Deletion of provinces IT-CI, IT-GO, IT-OG, IT-OT, IT-PN, IT-TS, IT-UD, IT-VS; Update List Source Subdivisions deleted:
8 provinces (see below)
Subdivisions added:
IT-SD Sud Sardegna
Category changes:
province → free communal consortia
province → metropolitan city

Codes deleted on 9 April 2019Edit

Code Subdivision name In region Absorbed by
IT-CI Carbonia-Iglesias 88 SD
IT-GO Gorizia 36 36[note 1]
IT-VS Medio Campidano 88 SD
IT-OG Ogliastra 88 NU, SD
IT-OT Olbia-Tempio 88 SS
IT-PN Pordenone 36 36[note 1]
IT-TS Trieste 36 36[note 1]
IT-UD Udine 36 36[note 1]
  1. ^ a b c d These provinces have been broken into inter-communal territorial unions, which are collectively represented in ISO 3166-2:IT as the region of Friuli–Venezia Giulia.

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