MARC Code List for Countries

2003 Edition

Network Development and MARC Standards Office
Library of Congress


The 2003 edition of the MARC Code List for Countries is now available from the Library of Congress. This revision of the 2000 edition contains places and their associated two- or three-character lowercase alphabetic codes used in MARC records. Included are individual codes for presently existing national entities, states of the United States, provinces and territories of Canada, divisions of the United Kingdom, and internationally recognized dependencies. References from variant forms are also included. Changes and additions since the previous edition include a new code for East Timor and changes in the codes that reflect jurisdictional changes.

The list includes all valid codes and code assignments as of May 2003 and supersedes the 2000 edition of the MARC Code List for Countries. There are 2 code changes, and 1 addition in this new publication.

MARC Code List for Countries (ISBN 0-8444-1083-7) is available for $20 (North America) and $22 (outside North America) from:

Library of Congress
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Washington, DC 20541-4912
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MARC Code List for Countries is also available at the Library of Congress's MARC Standards page.


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