ISO 3166-2:KG

ISO 3166-2:KG is the entry for Kyrgyzstan 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 Kyrgyzstan, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 2 cities and 7 regions. The cities Bishkek and Osh have special status equal to the regions.

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

  • one letter: regions
  • two letters: city

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 (ky)
(BGN/PCGN 1979)
Subdivision name (ru)
(BGN/PCGN 1947)
Subdivision name (ru)
(GOST 1983 = UN V/18 1987)
Subdivision category
KG-GB Bishkek Shaary Gorod Bishkek Gorod Biškek city
KG-GO Osh Shaary Gorod Osh Gorod Oš city
KG-B Batken Batkenskaya oblast' Batkenskaja oblast' region
KG-C Chüy Chuyskaya oblast' Čujskaja oblast' region
KG-J Jalal-Abad Dzhalal-Abadskaya oblast' Džalal-Abadskaja oblast' region
KG-N Naryn Narynskaya oblast' Narynskaja oblast' region
KG-O Osh Oshskaya oblast' Ošskaja oblast' region
KG-T Talas Talasskaya oblast' Talasskaja oblast' region
KG-Y Ysyk-Köl Issyk-Kul'skaya oblast' Issyk-Kul'skaja oblast' region


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-4 2002-12-10 Addition of one region and one city. One spelling correction Subdivisions added:
KG-GB Bishkek
KG-B Batken
Online Browsing Platform (OBP) 2020-11-24 Correction of subdivision category in kir replacing oblast with oblus; Correction of subdivision names KG-GB, KG-GO in kir; Update List Source

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