Release Country

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Description

This field is a part of ReleaseEvent and describes the country in which an album was released.

What a Release Country is not

  • The manufacturing country: A release country is NOT the same as a country where the physical medium has been manufactured or the cover printed.

Exhaustive List

The list includes countries from ISO 3166-1, some important historical countries from ISO 3166-3, and special purpose entries [Worldwide], Europe, and [Unknown Country]. The codes listed in the first column are 3166-1 codes; for historical countries and special purpose entries, reserved codes are used (and marked in italics) rather than the four-character 3166-3 codes.

ISO CodeNameAdditional Info
AFAfghanistan
AXÅland Islands
ALAlbania
DZAlgeria
ASAmerican Samoa
ADAndorra
AOAngola
AIAnguilla
AQAntarctica
AGAntigua and Barbuda
ARArgentina
AMArmenia
AWAruba
AUAustralia
ATAustria
AZAzerbaijan
BSBahamas
BHBahrain
BDBangladesh
BBBarbados
BYBelarus
BEBelgium
BZBelize
BJBenin
BMBermuda
BTBhutan
BOBolivia
BABosnia and Herzegovina
BWBotswana
BVBouvet Island
BRBrazil
IOBritish Indian Ocean Territory
BNBrunei Darussalam
BGBulgaria
BFBurkina Faso
BIBurundi
KHCambodia
CMCameroon
CACanada
CVCape Verde
KYCayman Islands
CFCentral African Republic
TDChad
CLChile
CNChina
CXChristmas Island
CCCocos (Keeling) Islands
COColombia
KMComoros
CGCongo
CDCongo, The Democratic Republic of the
CKCook Islands
CRCosta Rica
CICote d'Ivoire
HRCroatia
CUCuba
CYCyprus
XCCzechoslovakiaHistorical, October 1918 - January 1992 (3166-3 CSHH)
CZCzech Republic
DKDenmark
DJDjibouti
DMDominica
DODominican Republic
XGEast GermanyHistorical, 1949 - 1990 (3166-3 DDDE)
ECEcuador
EGEgypt
SVEl Salvador
GQEquatorial Guinea
EREritrea
EEEstonia
ETEthiopia
XEEuropefor European releases where specific country unknown
FKFalkland Islands (Malvinas)
FOFaroe Islands
FJFiji
FIFinland
FRFrance
GFFrench Guiana
PFFrench Polynesia
TFFrench Southern Territories
GAGabon
GMGambia
GEGeorgia
DEGermany
GHGhana
GIGibraltar
GRGreece
GLGreenland
GDGrenada
GPGuadeloupe
GUGuam
GTGuatemala
GGGuernsey
GNGuinea
GWGuinea-Bissau
GYGuyana
HTHaiti
HMHeard and Mc Donald Islands
HNHonduras
HKHong Kong
HUHungary
ISIceland
INIndia
IDIndonesia
IRIran (Islamic Republic of)
IQIraq
IEIreland
IMIsle of Man
ILIsrael
ITItaly
JMJamaica
JPJapan
JEJersey
JOJordan
KZKazakhstan
KEKenya
KIKiribati
KPKorea (North), Democratic People's Republic of
KRKorea (South), Republic of
KWKuwait
KGKyrgyzstan
LALao People's Democratic Republic
LVLatvia
LBLebanon
LSLesotho
LRLiberia
LYLibyan Arab Jamahiriya
LILiechtenstein
LTLithuania
LULuxembourg
MOMacau
MKMacedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of
MGMadagascar
MWMalawi
MYMalaysia
MVMaldives
MLMali
MTMalta
MHMarshall Islands
MQMartinique
MRMauritania
MUMauritius
YTMayotte
MXMexico
FMMicronesia, Federated States of
MDMoldova, Republic of
MCMonaco
MNMongolia
MEMontenegro
MSMontserrat
MAMorocco
MZMozambique
MMMyanmar
NANamibia
NRNauru
NPNepal
NLNetherlands
ANNetherlands Antilles
NCNew Caledonia
NZNew Zealand
NINicaragua
NENiger
NGNigeria
NUNiue
NFNorfolk Island
MPNorthern Mariana Islands
NONorway
OMOman
PKPakistan
PWPalau
PSPalestinian Territory
PAPanama
PGPapua New Guinea
PYParaguay
PEPeru
PHPhilippines
PNPitcairn
PLPoland
PTPortugal
PRPuerto Rico
QAQatar
REReunion
RORomania
RURussian Federation
RWRwanda
BLSaint Barthélemy
SHSaint Helena
KNSaint Kitts and Nevis
LCSaint Lucia
MFSaint Martin
PMSaint Pierre and Miquelon
VCSaint Vincent and The Grenadines
WSSamoa
SMSan Marino
STSao Tome and Principe
SASaudi Arabia
SNSenegal
RSSerbia
CSSerbia and MontenegroHistorical, February 2003 - June 2006 (3166-3 CSXX)
SCSeychelles
SLSierra Leone
SGSingapore
SKSlovakia
SISlovenia
SBSolomon Islands
SOSomalia
ZASouth Africa
GSSouth Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
SUSoviet UnionHistorical, 1922 - 1991 (3166-3 SUHH)
ESSpain
LKSri Lanka
SDSudan
SRSuriname
SJSvalbard and Jan Mayen
SZSwaziland
SESweden
CHSwitzerland
SYSyrian Arab Republic
TWTaiwan
TJTajikistan
TZTanzania, United Republic of
THThailand
TLTimor-Leste
TGTogo
TKTokelau
TOTonga
TTTrinidad and Tobago
TNTunisia
TRTurkey
TMTurkmenistan
TCTurks and Caicos Islands
TVTuvalu
UGUganda
UAUkraine
AEUnited Arab Emirates
GBUnited Kingdom
USUnited States
UMUnited States Minor Outlying Islands
XU[Unknown Country]
UYUruguay
UZUzbekistan
VUVanuatu
VAVatican City State (Holy See)
VEVenezuela
VNViet Nam
VGVirgin Islands, British
VIVirgin Islands, U.S.
WFWallis and Futuna Islands
EHWestern Sahara
XW[Worldwide]
YEYemen
YUYugoslaviaHistorical, 1918 - 2003 (3166-3 YUCS)
ZMZambia
ZWZimbabwe