ISO 3166-2:JO is the entry for Jordan 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 Jordan, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 12 governorates.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is JO, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Jordan. The second part is two 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 (ar)
(BGN/PCGN 1956)
Local variant
JO-AJ ‘Ajlūn
JO-AQ Al ‘Aqabah Aqaba
JO-AM Al ‘A̅şimah ‘Ammān
JO-BA Al Balqā’
JO-KA Al Karak
JO-MA Al Mafraq
JO-AT Aţ Ţafīlah
JO-AZ Az Zarqā’
JO-IR Irbid
JO-JA Jarash
JO-MN Ma‘ān
JO-MD Mādabā

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:

Newsletter Date issued Description of change in newsletter
Newsletter II-3 2011-12-13
Alphabetical re-ordering, administrative names precision and evolution and source list update.

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