The Three-letter Countries Abbreviations

A three-letter combination, the same as the two-letter combination, is assigned to each country or region. The three-letter combinations are also known as the three-letter abbreviations or Alpha-3 codes, and they are internationally recognized. For example, the "USA" stands for the United States, and the "AUS" stands for Australia.

According to the United Nations, there are 194 sovereign states which include 193 member states of the United Nations (UN) and Vatican City, please refer to the list of countries and their capitals. The following list includes 194 sovereign states and their dependencies, as well as other disputed territories.

# Country Abbrev Notes
1 Afghanistan AFG United Nations
2 Aland Islands ALA Region of Finland
3 Albania ALB United Nations
4 Algeria DZA United Nations
5 American Samoa ASM U.S. Unincorporated Territory
6 Andorra AND United Nations
7 Angola AGO United Nations
8 Anguilla AIA British Overseas Territory
9 Antigua and Barbuda ATG United Nations
10 Argentina ARG United Nations
11 Armenia ARM United Nations
12 Aruba ABW Country of the Netherlands
13 Australia AUS United Nations
14 Austria AUT United Nations
15 Azerbaijan AZE United Nations
16 Bahamas BHS United Nations
17 Bahrain BHR United Nations
18 Bangladesh BGD United Nations
19 Barbados BRB United Nations
20 Belarus BLR United Nations
21 Belgium BEL United Nations
22 Belize BLZ United Nations
23 Benin BEN United Nations
24 Bermuda BMU British Overseas Territory
25 Bhutan BTN United Nations
26 Bolivia BOL United Nations
27 Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba BES Municipalities of the Netherlands
28 Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH United Nations
29 Botswana BWA United Nations
30 Bouvet Island BVT Norwegian dependency
31 Brazil BRA United Nations
32 British Indian Ocean Territory IOT British Overseas Territory
33 Brunei Darussalam BRN United Nations
34 Bulgaria BGR United Nations
35 Burkina Faso BFA United Nations
36 Burundi BDI United Nations
37 Cabo Verde CPV United Nations
38 Cambodia KHM United Nations
39 Cameroon CMR United Nations
40 Canada CAN United Nations
41 Cayman Islands CYM British Overseas Territory
42 Central African Republic CAF United Nations
43 Chad TCD United Nations
44 Chile CHL United Nations
45 China CHN United Nations
46 Christmas Island CXR Australian Territory
47 Cocos (Keeling) Islands CCK Australian Territory
48 Colombia COL United Nations
49 Comoros COM United Nations
50 Congo (Democratic Republic) COD United Nations
51 Congo (Republic) COG United Nations
52 Cook Islands COK Free Association with New Zealand
53 Costa Rica CRI United Nations
54 Côte D'Ivoire CIV United Nations
55 Croatia HRV United Nations
56 Cuba CUB United Nations
57 Curaçao CUW Country of the Netherlands
58 Cyprus CYP United Nations
59 Czech Republic CZE United Nations
60 Denmark DNK United Nations
61 Djibouti DJI United Nations
62 Dominica DMA United Nations
63 Dominican Republic DOM United Nations
64 Ecuador ECU United Nations
65 Egypt EGY United Nations
66 El Salvador SLV United Nations
67 Equatorial Guinea GNQ United Nations
68 Eritrea ERI United Nations
69 Estonia EST United Nations
70 Eswatini SWZ United Nations
71 Ethiopia ETH United Nations
72 Falkland Islands FLK British Overseas Territory
73 Faroe Islands FRO Part of Denmark
74 Fiji FJI United Nations
75 Finland FIN United Nations
76 France FRA United Nations
77 French Guiana GUF French Overseas Department
78 French Polynesia PYF French Overseas Collectivities
79 French Southern Territories ATF French Oversee Territory
80 Gabon GAB United Nations
81 Gambia (the) GMB United Nations
82 Georgia GEO United Nations
83 Germany DEU United Nations
84 Ghana GHA United Nations
85 Gibraltar GIB British Overseas Territory
86 Greece GRC United Nations
87 Greenland GRL Part of Denmark
88 Grenada GRD United Nations
89 Guadeloupe GLP French Overseas Department
90 Guam GUM U.S. Unincorporated Territory
91 Guatemala GTM United Nations
92 Guernsey GGY British Crown Dependency
93 Guinea GIN United Nations
94 Guinea-Bissau GNB United Nations
95 Guyana GUY United Nations
96 Haiti HTI United Nations
97 Heard Island and McDonald Islands HMD Australian Territory
98 Holy See VAT United Nations - Observe
99 Honduras HND United Nations
100 Hong Kong HKG Region of China
101 Hungary HUN United Nations
102 Iceland ISL United Nations
103 India IND United Nations
104 Indonesia IDN United Nations
105 Iran IRN United Nations
106 Iraq IRQ United Nations
107 Ireland IRL United Nations
108 Isle of Man IMN British Crown Dependency
109 Israel ISR United Nations
110 Italy ITA United Nations
111 Jamaica JAM United Nations
112 Japan JPN United Nations
113 Jersey JEY British Crown Dependency
114 Jordan JOR United Nations
115 Kazakhstan KAZ United Nations
116 Kenya KEN United Nations
117 Kiribati KIR United Nations
118 Kosovo XKS Partial International Recognition
119 Kuwait KWT United Nations
120 Kyrgyzstan KGZ United Nations
121 Laos LAO United Nations
122 Latvia LVA United Nations
123 Lebanon LBN United Nations
124 Lesotho LSO United Nations
125 Liberia LBR United Nations
126 Libya LBY United Nations
127 Liechtenstein LIE United Nations
128 Lithuania LTU United Nations
129 Luxembourg LUX United Nations
130 Macau MAC Region of China
131 Madagascar MDG United Nations
132 Malawi MWI United Nations
133 Malaysia MYS United Nations
134 Maldives MDV United Nations
135 Mali MLI United Nations
136 Malta MLT United Nations
137 Marshall Islands MHL United Nations
138 Martinique MTQ French Overseas Department
139 Mauritania MRT United Nations
140 Mauritius MUS United Nations
141 Mayotte MYT French Overseas Department
142 Mexico MEX United Nations
143 Micronesia (the Federated States of) FSM United Nations
144 Moldova MDA United Nations
145 Monaco MCO United Nations
146 Mongolia MNG United Nations
147 Montenegro MNE United Nations
148 Montserrat MSR British Overseas Territory
149 Morocco MAR United Nations
150 Mozambique MOZ United Nations
151 Myanmar MMR United Nations
152 Namibia NAM United Nations
153 Nauru NRU United Nations
154 Nepal NPL United Nations
155 Netherlands NLD United Nations
156 New Caledonia NCL French Overseas Territory
157 New Zealand NZL United Nations
158 Nicaragua NIC United Nations
159 Niger NER United Nations
160 Nigeria NGA United Nations
161 Niue NIU Free Association with New Zealand
162 Norfolk Island NFK Australian Territory
163 North Korea PRK United Nations
164 North Macedonia MKD United Nations
165 Northern Mariana Islands MNP U.S. Unincorporated Territory
166 Norway NOR United Nations
167 Oman OMN United Nations
168 Pakistan PAK United Nations
169 Palau PLW United Nations
170 Palestine PSE Partial International Recognition
171 Panama PAN United Nations
172 Papua New Guinea PNG United Nations
173 Paraguay PRY United Nations
174 Peru PER United Nations
175 Philippines PHL United Nations
176 Pitcairn PCN British Overseas Territory
177 Pitcairn Islands PCN British Overseas Territory
178 Poland POL United Nations
179 Portugal PRT United Nations
180 Puerto Rico PRI U.S. Unincorporated Territory
181 Qatar QAT United Nations
182 Reunion REU French Overseas Department
183 Romania ROU United Nations
184 Russia RUS United Nations
185 Rwanda RWA United Nations
186 Saint Barthelemy BLM French Overseas Collectivities
187 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha SHN British Overseas Territory
188 Saint Kitts and Nevis KNA United Nations
189 Saint Lucia LCA United Nations
190 Saint Martin MAF French Overseas Collectivities
191 Saint Pierre and Miquelon SPM French Overseas Collectivities
192 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VCT United Nations
193 Samoa WSM United Nations
194 San Marino SMR United Nations
195 Sao Tome and Principe STP United Nations
196 Saudi Arabia SAU United Nations
197 Senegal SEN United Nations
198 Serbia SRB United Nations
199 Seychelles SYC United Nations
200 Sierra Leone SLE United Nations
201 Singapore SGP United Nations
202 Sint Maarten SXM Country of the Netherlands
203 Slovakia SVK United Nations
204 Slovenia SVN United Nations
205 Solomon Islands SLB United Nations
206 Somalia SOM United Nations
207 South Africa ZAF United Nations
208 South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands SGS British Overseas Territory
209 South Korea KOR United Nations
210 South Sudan SSD United Nations
211 Spain ESP United Nations
212 Sri Lanka LKA United Nations
213 Sudan SDN United Nations
214 Suriname SUR United Nations
215 Svalbard and Jan Mayen SJM Norway
216 Sweden SWE United Nations
217 Switzerland CHE United Nations
218 Syria SYR United Nations
219 Taiwan TWN Partial International Recognition
220 Tajikistan TJK United Nations
221 Tanzania TZA United Nations
222 Thailand THA United Nations
223 Timor-Leste TLS United Nations
224 Togo TGO United Nations
225 Tokelau TKL Dependent Territory of New Zealand
226 Tonga TON United Nations
227 Trinidad and Tobago TTO United Nations
228 Tunisia TUN United Nations
229 Turkey TUR United Nations
230 Turkmenistan TKM United Nations
231 Turks and Caicos Islands TCA British Overseas Territory
232 Tuvalu TUV United Nations
233 Uganda UGA United Nations
234 Ukraine UKR United Nations
235 United Arab Emirates ARE United Nations
236 United Kingdom GBR United Nations
237 United States USA United Nations
238 United States Minor Outlying Islands UMI United States
239 Uruguay URY United Nations
240 Uzbekistan UZB United Nations
241 Vanuatu VUT United Nations
242 Venezuela VEN United Nations
243 Viet Nam VNM United Nations
244 Virgin Islands (British) VGB British Overseas Territory
245 Virgin Islands (U.S.) VIR U.S. Unincorporated Territory
246 Wallis and Futuna WLF French Overseas Collectivities
247 Western Sahara ESH Disputed Territory
248 Yemen YEM United Nations
249 Zambia ZMB United Nations
250 Zimbabwe ZWE United Nations

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