ISO 3166-2:BE is the entry for Belgium 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 Belgium, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for two levels of subdivisions:
Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is BE, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Belgium. The second part is three letters. For the provinces, the first letter indicates the region where the province is in:
Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA).
- (fr): French
- (nl): Dutch
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|Code||Subdivision name (nl)||Subdivision name (fr)||Subdivision name (en)|
|BE-BRU||Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest||Bruxelles-Capitale, Région de||Brussels-Capital Region|
|BE-VLG||Vlaams Gewest||flamande, Région [note 2]||Flemish Region|
|BE-WAL||Waals Gewest [note 3]||wallonne, Région||Walloon Region|
|Code||Subdivision name||In region|
|BE-WBR||Brabant wallon (fr)||WAL|
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. ISO stopped issuing newsletters in 2013.
|Newsletter||Date issued||Description of change in newsletter|
|First level prefix addition, change of administrative languages and list source update.|
The following changes to the entry are listed on ISO's online catalogue, the Online Browsing Platform:
|Effective date of change||Short description of change (en)|
|2011-12-13||First level prefix addition, change of administrative languages and list source update.|
|2015-11-27||Addition of the parent subdivisions|
Information as of: 14.08.2021 01:17:17 CEST
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