[ic] Country codes
henryhartley at westat.com
Wed Jul 6 16:57:33 EDT 2005
On: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 4:17 PM, Kevin Walsh said:
>> DB [DB at M-and-D.com] wrote:
>> > I'm just curious why IC uses by default (I think) the internet
>> > country codes such as http://www.iana.org/cctld/cctld-whois.htm
>> > instead of the standard codes used by UPS and the USPS such as
>> > http://www.fincen.gov/country_and_state_codes.pdf
>> > Recently we had some confusion since one standard lists CH as
>> > China and the other lists CH as Switzerland.
>> CH is Switzerland and CN is China according to the ISO 3166
>> standard. The cctld agrees with this, as does Interchange. I
>> didn't look at that PDF but if it differs then it's wrong.
>> Feel free to modify your country table to use whatever codes you
The PDF linked to above is NOT the list of codes used by the USPS.
Publication 401 is the document you probably want:
Note that this document has CN for China and CH for Switzerland
(as you would hope).
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