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Country name / local short form

This page shows the value of the Country name / local short form information field for all countries in the Country Guide.

Notes on this field are available at the Information Field Notes page.

Afghanistan

Afghanestan

Albania

Shqiperia

Algeria

Al Jaza'ir

Andorra

Andorra

Angola

Angola

Argentina

Argentina

Armenia

Hayastan

Austria

Oesterreich

Azerbaijan

none

Bahrain

Al Bahrayn

Belarus

none

Belgium

Belgique/Belgie

Benin

Benin

Bolivia

Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosna i Hercegovina

Brazil

Brasil

Burundi

Burundi

Cambodia

Kampuchea

Cape Verde

Cabo Verde

Central African Republic

none

Chad

Tchad

Chile

Chile

China

Zhong Guo

Clipperton Island

Ile Clipperton

Colombia

Colombia

Comoros

Comores

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

none

Congo, Republic of the

none

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Cote d'Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire

Croatia

Hrvatska

Cuba

Cuba

Czech Republic

Ceska Republika

Denmark

Danmark

Dominican Republic

none

Ecuador

Ecuador

Egypt

Misr

El Salvador

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Guinea Ecuatorial

Eritrea

Ertra

Estonia

Eesti

Ethiopia

Ityop'iya

Europa Island

Ile Europa

Faroe Islands

Foroyar

Finland

Suomi

France

France

French Guiana

Guyane

French Polynesia

Polynesie Francaise

French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Terres Australes et Antarctiques Francaises

Gabon

Gabon

Gaza Strip

Qita Ghazzah

Georgia

Sak'art'velo

Germany

Deutschland

Glorioso Islands

Iles Glorieuses

Greece

Ellas or Ellada

Greenland

Kalaallit Nunaat

Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe

Guatemala

Guatemala

Guinea

Guinee

Guinea-Bissau

Guine-Bissau

Haiti

Haiti

Holy See (Vatican City)

Santa Sede (Citta del Vaticano)

Honduras

Honduras

Hong Kong

Xianggang

Hungary

Magyarorszag

Iceland

Island

Indonesia

Indonesia

Iran

Iran

Iraq

Al Iraq

Israel

Yisra'el

Italy

Italia

Jordan

Al Urdun

Juan de Nova Island

Ile Juan de Nova

Kazakhstan

none

Korea, North

none (Note: the North Koreans generally use the term "Choson" to refer to their country)

Korea, South

none (Note: the South Koreans generally use the term "Han-guk" to refer to their country)

Kuwait

Al Kuwayt

Kyrgyzstan

none

Laos

none

Latvia

Latvija

Lebanon

Lubnan

Libya

none

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Lietuva

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

Macau

Aomen (Chinese); Macau (Portuguese)

Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of

Makedonija

Madagascar

Madagascar

Maldives

Dhivehi Raajje

Mali

Mali

Malta

Malta

Martinique

Martinique

Mauritania

Muritaniyah

Mexico

Mexico

Moldova

none

Monaco

Monaco

Mongolia

Mongol Uls

Morocco

Al Maghrib

Mozambique

Mocambique

Myanmar

Myanma Naingngandaw

Netherlands

Nederland

Netherlands Antilles

Nederlandse Antillen

New Caledonia

Nouvelle-Caledonie

Nicaragua

Nicaragua

Niger

Niger

Norway

Norge

Oman

Uman

Palau

Belau

Panama

Panama

Paraguay

Paraguay

Peru

Peru

Philippines

Pilipinas

Poland

Polska

Portugal

Portugal

Qatar

Qatar (Note: closest approximation of the native pronunciation falls between cutter and gutter, but not like guitar)

Reunion

Ile de la Reunion

Romania

Romania

Russia

Rossiya

Rwanda

Rwanda

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

San Marino

San Marino

Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome e Principe

Saudi Arabia

Al Arabiyah as Suudiyah

Senegal

Senegal

Serbia and Montenegro

Srbija-Crna Gora (Note: Serbia and Montenegro has self-proclaimed itself the "Federal Republic of Yugoslavia" (FRY) but the US view is that the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) has dissolved and that none of the successor republics represents its continuation)

Slovakia

Slovensko

Slovenia

Slovenija

Spain

Espana

Sudan

As-Sudan

Suriname

Suriname

Sweden

Sverige

Switzerland

Schweiz (German), Suisse (French), Svizzera (Italian)

Syria

Suriyah

Taiwan

T'ai-wan

Tajikistan

none

Togo

none

Tromelin Island

Ile Tromelin

Tunisia

Tunis

Turkey

Turkiye

Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan

Ukraine

Ukrayina

United Arab Emirates

none

Uruguay

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

none

Venezuela

Venezuela

Vietnam

Viet Nam

Wallis and Futuna

Wallis et Futuna

Yemen

Al Yaman
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