List of All IOC Country Codes (Abbreviations)

List of All IOC Country Codes (Abbreviations)
List of All IOC Country Codes (Abbreviations)

Whenever we tune in to watch an Olympic event, we are greeted with a scoreline featuring three-letter codes. These codes, known as IOC country codes, play a crucial role in helping us identify the participating nations. In this article, we present the comprehensive list of all 206 IOC country codes, along with their corresponding country names, as recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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List of All IOC Country Codes (Abbreviations)

Each country that participates in the Olympic Games is represented by a unique three-letter abbreviation or code. These codes serve as a shorthand way of identifying the nations competing in various sporting events. The IOC, responsible for organizing the Olympic Games, officially recognizes National Olympic Committees (NOCs) from around the world. These NOCs are assigned unique codes, allowing for a standardized and efficient way of displaying country information during the Games.

As of now, there are 206 NOCs recognized by the IOC, each with its own distinct code. In this article, we’ll present a comprehensive table containing these IOC country codes and their corresponding country names, making it easier for you to identify and connect with your favorite Olympic nations.

Code Country
AFG Afghanistan
ALB Albania
ALG Algeria
AND Andorra
ANG Angola
ANT Antigua and Barbuda
ARG Argentina
ARM Armenia
ARU Aruba
ASA American Samoa
AUS Australia
AUT Austria
AZE Azerbaijan
BAH Bahamas
BAN Bangladesh
BAR Barbados
BDI Burundi
BEL Belgium
BEN Benin
BER Bermuda
BHU Bhutan
BIH Bosnia and Herzegovina
BIZ Belize
BLR Belarus
BOL Bolivia
BOT Botswana
BRA Brazil
BRN Bahrain
BRU Brunei
BUL Bulgaria
BUR Burkina Faso
CAF Central African Republic
CAM Cambodia
CAN Canada
CAY Cayman Islands
CGO Republic of the Congo
CHA Chad
CHI Chile
CHN China
CIV Ivory Coast
CMR Cameroon
COD Democratic Republic of the Congo
COK Cook Islands
COL Colombia
COM Comoros
CPV Cape Verde
CRC Costa Rica
CRO Croatia
CUB Cuba
CYP Cyprus
CZE Czech Republic Czechia
DEN Denmark
DJI Djibouti
DMA Dominica
DOM Dominican Republic
ECU Ecuador
EGY Egypt
ERI Eritrea
ESA El Salvador
ESP Spain
EST Estonia
ETH Ethiopia
FIJ Fiji
FIN Finland
FRA France
FSM Federated States of Micronesia
GAB Gabon
GAM The Gambia
GBR Great Britain
GBS Guinea-Bissau
GEO Georgia
GEQ Equatorial Guinea
GER Germany
GHA Ghana
GRE Greece
GRN Grenada
GUA Guatemala
GUI Guinea
GUM Guam
GUY Guyana
HAI Haiti
HKG Hong Kong, China
HON Honduras
HUN Hungary
INA Indonesia
IND India
IRI Iran
IRL Ireland
IRQ Iraq
ISL Iceland
ISR Israel
ISV Virgin Islands
ITA Italy
IVB British Virgin Islands
JAM Jamaica
JOR Jordan
JPN Japan
KAZ Kazakhstan
KEN Kenya
KGZ Kyrgyzstan
KIR Kiribati
KOR South Korea
KOS Kosovo
KSA Saudi Arabia
KUW Kuwait
LAO Laos
LAT Latvia
LBA Libya
LBN Lebanon
LBR Liberia
LCA Saint Lucia
LES Lesotho
LIE Liechtenstein
LTU Lithuania
LUX Luxembourg
MAD Madagascar
MAR Morocco
MAS Malaysia
MAW Malawi
MDA Moldova
MDV Maldives
MEX Mexico
MGL Mongolia
MHL Marshall Islands
MKD North Macedonia North Macedonia
MLI Mali
MLT Malta
MNE Montenegro
MON Monaco
MOZ Mozambique
MRI Mauritius
MTN Mauritania
MYA Myanmar
NAM Namibia
NCA Nicaragua
NED Netherlands
NEP Nepal
NGR Nigeria
NIG Niger
NOR Norway
NRU Nauru
NZL New Zealand
OMA Oman
PAK Pakistan
PAN Panama
PAR Paraguay
PER Peru
PHI Philippines
PLE Palestine
PLW Palau
PNG Papua New Guinea
POL Poland
POR Portugal
PRK North Korea
PUR Puerto Rico
QAT Qatar
ROU Romania
RSA South Africa
RUS Russia
RWA Rwanda
SAM Samoa
SEN Senegal
SEY Seychelles
SGP Singapore
SKN Saint Kitts and Nevis
SLE Sierra Leone
SLO Slovenia
SMR San Marino
SOL Solomon Islands
SOM Somalia
SRB Serbia
SRI Sri Lanka
SSD South Sudan
STP São Tomé and Príncipe
SUD Sudan
SUI Switzerland
SUR Suriname
SVK Slovakia
SWE Sweden
SWZ Eswatini
SYR Syria
TAN Tanzania
TGA Tonga
THA Thailand
TJK Tajikistan
TKM Turkmenistan
TLS East Timor (current code taken from Portuguese Timor-Leste)
TOG Togo
TPE Chinese Taipei (RCF: Republic of China, Formosa – 1956–1960, TWN: Taiwan – 1964–1968, ROC: Republic of China – 1972–1976)
TTO Trinidad and Tobago (TRT – 1964–1968, TRI – 1972–2012)
TUN Tunisia
TUR Turkey
TUV Tuvalu
UAE United Arab Emirates
UGA Uganda
UKR Ukraine
URU Uruguay (URG – 1968)
USA United States (SUA: Stati Uniti d’America – 1960, EUA: États-Unis d’Amérique – 1968, Estados Unidos de América – Spanish)
UZB Uzbekistan
VAN Vanuatu
VEN Venezuela
VIE Vietnam (VET – 1964, VNM – 1952–1975 as Republic of Vietnam)
VIN Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
YEM Yemen
ZAM Zambia (NRH – 1964 as Northern Rhodesia)
ZIM Zimbabwe (RHO – 1960–1972 as Rhodesia)

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