ISO 3166-2:AL is the entry for Albania 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 Albania, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 12 counties.
Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is AL, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Albania. The second part is two digits.
Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency .
Subdivision names are sorted in Albanian alphabetical order: a-c, ç, d, dh, e, ë, f-g, gj, h-l, ll, m-n, nj, o-r, rr, s, sh, t, th, u-x, xh, y-z, zh.
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|Code||Subdivision name (sq)|
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||Code/Subdivision change|
|Introduction of 12 prefectures with their code elements. One district name and its code element changed. One district name corrected. Attribution of the prefecture code element to each district||Subdivisions added:|
12 prefectures (now called counties)
AL-LA Laç -> AL-KB Kurbin
|Change of generic term for administrative divisions. New list source|
|Addition of the country code prefix as the first code element||Codes:|
format changed (leading digit 0 added)
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)|
|2015-11-27||Change of subdivision category from préfecture to comté in French ; deletion of all districts ; update List Source|
|2014-04-03||Separation of the variant local short names by semi-colon|
|2010-02-19||Addition of the country code prefix as the first code element|
|Former code||Subdivision name||In county|
|AL-MM||Malësi e Madhe||10|