ISO 3166-2: NP

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The list of ISO-3166-2 codes for Nepal contains the codes for the 7 provinces as well as for the former 5 developing regions and 14 administrative zones .

The codes consist of two parts separated by a hyphen. The first part gives the country code according to ISO 3166-1 (for Nepal NP), the second the code for the province, development region or administrative zone.

The current country code was last updated on November 26, 2018.

The current codes are available on the ISO website under #iso: code: 3166: NP .


The seven provinces in Nepal that have existed since 2015 (status as of September 29, 2018)


Developing region code
Province No. 1 NP-P1
Province No. 2 NP-P2
Bagmati Province NP-P3
Gandaki Province NP-P4
Province No. 5 NP-P5
Karnali Province NP-P6
Sudurpashchim Province NP-P7
The former developing regions in Nepal

Developing regions

The developing regions were dissolved in the course of provincial formation.

Developing region code
Central development region NP-1
Midwest development region NP-2
West development region NP-3
Eastern development region NP-4
Far West development region NP-5

Administrative zones

The administrative zones were dissolved in the course of the provincial formation.

The former administrative zones in Nepal
E. = developing region
Administrative zone E. code
Bagmati 1 NP-BA
Bheri 2 NP bra
Dhaulagiri 3 NP-DH
Gandaki 3 NP-GA
Janakpur 1 NP-YES
Karnali 2 NP-KA
Koshi 4th NP-KO
Lumbini 3 NP-LU
Mahakali 5 NP-MA
Mechi 4th NP-ME
Narayani 1 NP-NA
Rapti 2 NP-RA
Sagarmatha 4th NP-SA
Seti 5 NP-SE

Individual evidence

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See also

  • ISO 3166-2 , country code reference table.
  • ISO 3166-1 , reference table of country codes as used in domain names.