what is the ISO Alpha-2, Alpha-3, and Numeric Country Codes
The ISO country code are internationally recognized codes that designates for each country and most of the dependent areas a two letter combination or a three letter combination, its like an acronym, that stands for a country.
This code is used for example for the two-letter suffixes such as .us (United States), .fr (France) or .de (Germany) in top-level domains (for countries) in the Internet.
The three letter code is also often used at events with international participants from various countries like sports meetings or song contests, where you can see abbreviations like CAN (for Canada), DNK (for Denmark), AUS (for Australia).
This is a list of two letter codes (ISO alpha-2) and the three letter codes (ISO alpha-3) as well as the United Nations used numerical code M49 for countries, dependencies, and other areas.
(Dependencies marked in Italic writing)
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