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ISO 3166-2:JP is the ISO 3166-2's part for Japan. It is part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It says the codes for the names of the main subdivisions (e.g.provinces or states) of all countries in ISO 3166-1.

Current codes

Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA).

Regions and Prefectures of Japan
Map of Japan with each prefecture labelled with the second part of its ISO 3166-2 code (with leading digit 0 omitted).
Code Subdivision name (jp)
(ISO 3602:1989)
Subdivision name (en)
JP-23  Aiti Aichi
JP-05  Akita
JP-02  Aomori
JP-38  Ehime
JP-21  Gihu Gifu
JP-10  Gunma
JP-34  Hirosima Hiroshima
JP-01  Hokkaidô Hokkaido
JP-18  Hukui Fukui
JP-40  Hukuoka Fukuoka
JP-07  Hukusima Fukushima
JP-28  Hyôgo Hyogo
JP-08  Ibaraki
JP-17  Isikawa Ishikawa
JP-03  Iwate
JP-37  Kagawa
JP-46  Kagosima Kagoshima
JP-14  Kanagawa
JP-39  Kôti Kochi
JP-43  Kumamoto
JP-26  Kyôto Kyoto
JP-24  Mie
JP-04  Miyagi
JP-45  Miyazaki
JP-20  Nagano
JP-42  Nagasaki
JP-29  Nara
JP-15  Niigata
JP-44  Ôita Oita
JP-33  Okayama
JP-47  Okinawa
JP-27  Ôsaka Osaka
JP-41  Saga
JP-11  Saitama
JP-25  Siga Shiga
JP-32  Simane Shimane
JP-22  Sizuoka Shizuoka
JP-12  Tiba Chiba
JP-09  Totigi Tochigi
JP-36  Tokusima Tokushima
JP-13  Tôkyô Tokyo
JP-31  Tottori
JP-16  Toyama
JP-30  Wakayama
JP-06  Yamagata
JP-35  Yamaguti Yamaguchi
JP-19  Yamanasi Yamanashi

Related pages

  • Subdivisions of Japan
  • FIPS region codes of Japan
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